Review | Mercy, Bread and Roses Theatre, First Thoughts

Review | Mercy, Bread and Roses Theatre, First Thoughts

*This review shares my initial thoughts on Mercy following its rehearsed reading on 27 September, no star rating has been given* In the rehearsed reading of Mercy, the actors take their seats on stage at the start. They are joined by an actor whose role is to read the stage directions. During the performance, the [...]

Review | Trial of Love, Bread and Roses Theatre ⋆⋆⋆

Review | Trial of Love, Bread and Roses Theatre ⋆⋆⋆

Trial of Love is a black comedy horror, loosely based on the Chinese story of Wang Kui Betrays Guiyung. Directed by Sally Jiayun XU, it’s a promising piece about dispelling mystic curses, fusing styles from Chinese and Japanese cultures. There are some strong performances, yet this production doesn’t quite feel like it has reached its [...]