Flies, Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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by Laura Kressly

Theatre doesn’t need another all-white, all-male absurdist production ridiculing vulnerable people. Whilst fun in its staging and innovative in its storytelling, Flies lazily exploits cishet, male power dynamics in a Kafka-esque nightmare for fly-phobic Dennis whilst exploiting systemic, patriarchal structures to make him even more of a victim.

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Again, Trafalgar Studios

by an anonymous guest critic

Stephanie Jacob’s new play Again could be a traditional comedy-drama about the trials and tribulations of a family. However, Jacobs employs a clever dramaturgical device as well as using flashbacks in order to tell this story of a family of four.

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