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I wonder how many readers have already reached for their smart phones and Google Translate to see what on earth Theakston is drivelling on about now (always assuming they have recognised the headline as being Latin). It’s still the silly season, so what can you expect? Anyway, for those of you, like me, who lack … Continue reading To Be Perfectly Frank | Caveat emptor!
The anticipation was palpable as the ample crowed bustled into Krudttønden theatre’s intimate surroundings. The upbeat audience appeared primed for an evening of comic absurdity courtesy of the beloved English author and Tony Award-winning playwright Alan Bennett. Setting the scene Kafka’s Dick – first staged in 1986 – is a farcical tale about depraved celebrity … Continue reading Theatre review: Kafka’s Dick is a sizeable success!
Kafka’s Dick April 13-23 (excluding 18th), Mon-Fri 20:00, Sat-Sun 17:00; Krudttønden, Serridslevvej 2, Cph Ø; 140kr, discounts available for groups over 10 and 20, and for CTC members, ctcircle.dk Alan Bennett’s 1986 absurdist comedy centres on the modern obsession with fame and the reader’s tenacious appetite for all the gaudy details of celebrity literary lives. … Continue reading Mid-April Performance: Saucy by name, absurdist by nature
Don’t miss American director Jeremy Thomas-Poulsen’s brilliant contemporary retelling of ‘Pygmalion’
Drama group’s first entry for 13 years in amateur theatre’s equivalent of eurovision underlines how far it has come lately
A quick straw poll among the group I took to the Copenhagen Theatre Circle’s ongoing production of ‘Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp’ revealed the difficulty of appraising pantomime: everybody had a different favourite character – proof that it really is for all-comers. Michel, early 40s, a Dane, liked Huangshan (played by Mario Paganini), the son … Continue reading Catching up with an old china has never been this much fun
If you loved Copenhagen Theatre Circle’s pantomime of ‘Cinderella’ last year, you won’t want to miss ‘Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp’
Enter the theatre group’s competition to design it a new logo and win 7,500 kroner
If you steal other men’s wives, another man might steal yours. This was one of the underlying lessons on Friday night when the Copenhagen Theatre Circle brought ‘The Good Doctor’ to life in front of a near full house at Krudttønden. Written by Neil Simon, the play comprises a pastiche of legendary Russian playwright Anton … Continue reading Doctor leaves audience in stitches
If you don't understand Danish but want to enjoy the theatre? Then 'The Good Doctor' and 'Desdemona' are the plays for you. The Good Doctor, set in 19th century Russia, promises to tickle your laughter reflex with its Chekovian style comedy, while Desdemona, a brilliant adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello, will stimulate your tragic sense of … Continue reading A worthy stage-side manner
Every child has seen a Disney movie Â– and every parent has been bored stiff, as animated characters prance past evil witches and towards a handsome prince. The kids are learning important information about good, evil, and how to recycle a plot line Â– the parents are just wishing it would stop. But this Christmas, … Continue reading Country’s first ever panto – oh yes it is!
The Copenhagen Theatre Circle’s staging of Cinderella this Christmas will be the first ever performance of the child-friendly theatre genre in this country