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Emma Rice

Vamping and Camping

George Heymont | Posted 02.20.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Like a religious deathbed conversion, wretched excess may be the antithesis of everything a person stood for in his sane, tightly disciplined life. But there comes a time when giving in is a better option than merely giving up.

First Nighter: 'Tamburlaine Parts I and II,' 'Tristan & Yseult' Blood Spillage

David Finkle | Posted 01.28.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

The blood in Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult is less than what's in Tamburlaine Parts I and II and is stylized. Emma Rice, the company founder and adapter here of the Cornish myth has something other than seeing red about which she wants to discourse.

Some Like It Raw

George Heymont | Posted 03.01.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

It's easy to reach a point where one no longer wishes to attend performances of The Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol, Handel's Messiah, or Hansel and Gretel because repetition has dulled the thrill.

Kneehigh to a Wild Bride

Bess Rowen | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts
Bess Rowen

The combination of carefully designed artistic unity such as this and the stunning design and strong performances make The Wild Bride a must see for those who aren't afraid of dark tales of devils and handless women.