Getting out of the House: Unorthodox Performance Spaces in Recent British and Irish Productions

@article{ONeill2009GettingOO,
  title={Getting out of the House: Unorthodox Performance Spaces in Recent British and Irish Productions},
  author={Sin{\'e}ad O'Neill},
  journal={The Opera Quarterly},
  year={2009},
  volume={25},
  pages={284 - 298}
}
  • Sinéad O'Neill
  • Published 2009
  • Art
  • The Opera Quarterly
  • Where better to present Sweeney Todd than in a hidden, dank, and brick-lined remnant of Dickensian London? The Union Theatre in Southwark is a remarkable space, and the resident company’s winter 2008 production of Sondheim’s grisly masterpiece was perfectly chilling. Unidentifiable and quite genuine two-hundred-year-old stains on the blackened brick walls only added to the visual impact, and the lean-to, ad hoc architecture of this studio theater was a fine complement to the production. The… CONTINUE READING

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