Tag: UEA Drama Studio

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Review: Bookable Room 12 at the Drama Studio Rehearsal Room

With just one room, some plastic chairs, and the occasional dead-body, this eclectic comedy journeyed through a succession of wacky events flowing in and out of Bookable Room 12. The opening of the play welcomes us into a student-theatre-style performance piece – nothing out of the ordinary there. But just as the audience relaxes back…

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Q&A with the creative team behind Sweet Charity

Katie Stockton interviewed Hal Bennet, Musical Director and Molly Farley, Director of UEA’S upcoming production: Sweet Charity. Firstly: Why Sweet Charity? H: I wanted to do something like Chicago but with the grandeur of Les Mis. And then I asked Molly to get involved. M: -I’d never directed a musical before, but I had sung the…

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Review: Cabaret 2019 at the UEA Drama Studio

In aid of Rare Disease UK and St Martins Housing Trust, Minotaur Theatre Company’s vibrant production of Cabaret 2019 certainly delivered on its promise to provide “a night of thrilling musical theatre”. The selection of songs from contemporary musicals was refreshing and successful in capturing the zeitgeist of the musical theatre landscape. At the same…

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Review: Bad Dog at the UEA Drama Studio

Bad Dog by Ashley Milne is a new piece of writing that had a successful debut at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Now Inkwell Productions have brought Milne’s work to life for a two-night run that worked well in the intimate space of the UEA Drama Studio Rehearsal Room. Touching on dark and thought-provoking themes,…

Features

Anniversary of our sanctuary status

23 January 2019 marked one year of the University of East Anglia being a ‘University of Sanctuary’ and saw several events take place on the day to celebrate. The title was awarded by City of Sanctuary, a movement promoting the support of asylum seekers and refugees, as UEA had been recognised for its ability to…

Arts

Review: Rabbit Hole at the UEA Drama Studio

Exploring the delicate topic of unfathomable grief, five talented UEA actors give earnest and heart-wrenching performances in Rabbit Hole. With a Pulitzer Prize-winning script by David Lindsay-Abaire, Minotaur Theatre Company thoughtfully expresses the fragility of the human condition and the trauma that occurs in the wake of a child’s death. Becca and Howie lose their…

Arts

Review: Grapes of Wrath at the UEA Drama Studio

On first hearing that Grapes of Wrath was going to be on at the UEA Drama Studio, the gates of nostalgia were thrown open. Rewind more eighteen months to a different time, when I was gearing up to take to the stage in this very play, blissfully unaware of the lasting impact it would have…

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