by Zahid Fayyaz
That is definitely an eye-opening present that’s an amazing ending to this yr’s pageant. The second present from director, author and actor Adam Scott-Rowley, this follow-up to his critically acclaimed present THIS IS NOT CULTURALLY SIGNIFICANT has lots of buzz round it.
Very similar to along with his final present, the sold-out home is first confronted with Adam bare on the stage. He begins by sitting on a grimy rest room -which will get used as a prop in the course of the efficiency – and geeing himself up. He then jumps up as quickly because the doorways shut, and launches into one of many many characters within the piece. Primarily a sketch present consisting of various characters however united by pessimism and deep existential points, he places on a courageous efficiency entrance and centre. Totally different mannerisms and voices are used to convey the totally different individuals. At occasions it’s very humorous, and at occasions terrifying, however it’s a tour de drive, and some of the intense performances I’ve seen on stage in a very long time.
It is a nice present general. Even when it’s not for everybody, it’s prone to comply with its predecessor in touring internationally. This high-impact manufacturing one to be careful for the approaching months and years.
YOU ARE GOING TO DIE runs via 19 March.
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