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A radical take on Verdi: Komische Oper’s La Traviata

REVIEW! Komische Oper's "La Traviata" playing Jan 10 and 17 with English surtitles is a daring deconstruction […]


Baals-up: Mondtag’s Brecht

The Berliner Ensemble's "Baal" is a gaudy and muddled affair. With Mondtag’s incoherent directional choices, a character […]


Shakespeare in the park: Romeo and Juliet

Bawdy humour and swashbuckling choreography aplenty, a talented and energetic cast deliver a production that punches considerably […]


Hate the game: Molière’s Misanthrope

Anne Lenk’s production of Molière’s Der Menschenfeind at the Deutsches Theater is a lively skewering of social […]


Telling truth to power: Brecht double-premiere at the BE

Two new productions demonstrate wildly different takes on the utility of Brecht’s plays today.


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