Back Row Writing: Review of Every Beautiful Thing

Back Row Writing is a new section of the Telegraph where we publish the opinions and views of theatre lovers. Some of them are in the industry, some are friends, some are audience members, all have ideas they want to share. Some are anonymous, some use a nom de plume, some just go by their…

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Back Row Writing: Review of Every Beautiful Thing

Back Row Writing is a new section of the Telegraph where we publish the opinions and views of theatre lovers. Some of them are in the industry, some are friends, some are audience members, all have ideas they want to share. For more on why we started this platform, see Finding the Voices. Every Beautiful…

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Finding the Voices

Today Alexander Bar, Cafe and Theatre is adding a new platform: Back Row Writing. It’s a new section of the Telegraph where we publish the opinions and views of theatre lovers. Some of them are in the industry, some are friends, some are audience members, all have ideas they want to share. This will include…

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Who’s Upstairs: Philip Rademeyer

Philip is the writer and director of Ashes, on at Alexander Bar 4 – 20 June Home town? Cape Town. Tell us a little more about your show? Whilst doing research for a project last year, I learnt about the horrific murders of four young gay men in different towns in the Western and Northern…

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Who’s Upstairs: Megan Furniss

Megan is performing in Impromp2 where she will be joined on stage by other TheatreSports performers, at Alexan­der Upstairs 19 – 23 May. Home town? Cape Town for years but originally from Jozi. Tell us a little more about Impromp2. After performing solo improv last year I wanted to try out improv duets. I want…

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Who’s Upstairs: Tara Notcutt

Tara is the director of Every Beautiful Thing, at Alexan­der Upstairs 14 — 23 May. Home town? I come from the small town of Southfield. It’s in Cape Town, but no one really knows where it is. Kind of like Narnia. Tell us a little more about Every Beautiful Thing? Ah, it’s like trying to…

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Who’s Upstairs: Briony Horwitz

Briony is one of the performers and also the producer of Every Beautiful Thing, at Alexan­der Upstairs 14 — 23 May. Home town? Cape Town of course. But now I live in JHB. And on a plane in between the two… Tell us a little more about Every Beautiful Thing? Its about sisters. Or about…

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Who’s Upstairs: Jazzara Jaslyn

Jazzara is one of the performers in Every Beautiful Thing, at Alexan­der Upstairs 14 — 23 May. Home town? Cape Town. Tell us a little more about Every Beautiful Thing? A story between two sisters unfolds in the sterile environment of a hospital room. Jon Keevy’s writing isn’t easy to describe. It’s a balance of…

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