Category Archives: 2000’s

Dael Orlandersmith – Yellowman


Dael Orlandersmith and Yellowman – a phenomenon waiting to happen – Carole Woddis 

This feature first posted in Jan 2006, possibly for The Herald (Glasgow).

Many months ago, Emily Mann, the author of Still Life, one of the finest post-Vietnam plays to be written in America, now artistic director of the prestigious McCarter Theatre in Princeton predicted, `Yellowman will take Dael to the next level as an artist’. Continue reading

The Author

London: The Author: to Oct 24, 2009
Posted by : Carole Woddis, Sept 30, 2009 – 15.30pm London

The Author

Royal Court Theatre, Jerwood Theatre Upstairs,
Sloane Square, London SW1W 8AS
Mon-Sat 7.45, Mats Sats, 4pm
Post-show talk Oct 22
Age guidance 18+

Runs 1hr 20mins without an interval
TICKETS 020 7565 -5000
In person: Mon–Sat, 10am-start of perf or 6pm if no show
Sign Interpreted Performances: email;
Audio-Described Performances: tel: 020 7565 5100;
Captioned Performances: email

Review: by Carole Woddis of performance seen Sept 29, 2009

Tim Crouch certainly likes to put himself in the hot seat. In a good cause. Continue reading

The Contingency Plan

Bush Theatre, London

London: The Contingency Plan : In repertoire to June 6, 2009

Posted by : Carole Woddis on May 10, 2009 – 13.50pm London

The Contingency Plan

On the Beach; Resilience

Bush Theatre,
Shepherds Bush Green, London W12 8QD
7.30; 2.30 & 7.30 Sats for both plays: see website for details

On the Beach runs 2hrs incl one interval;
Resilience runs 2hrs 15 mins incl one interval.

Signed perfs 9 May 2.30pm & 7.30pm Audio Described perfs Sat, 16 May 2.30pm & 7.30pm Captioned perfs Sat, 23 May 2.30pm & 7.30pm

TICKETS: 0208743 5050
In person: Mon– Sat

Review: by Carole Woddis of performance seen May 7, 2009

Steve Waters has been brewing up for something special for a while now. Continue reading