FIGHTS. Losses. Survivors. The language of cancer is a battleground littered with violent metaphors, but a new production at London’s National Theatre plans to change that, with an “all singing, all dancing examination of life with a cancer diagnosis”. Oh yes, a musical. About cancer.
I’ve made a teru teru bōzu - a handmade Japanese doll that keeps the rain away. All I had was a tissue and the ball from a broken coat rail, but I could use some sunshine, and we make do with what we’ve got. Teru-teru-bozu, teru bozu Do make tomorrow a sunny day Like the … Continue reading All That May Become A (Hu)man
Originally written for The Public Reviews Brutally endearing (in the least twee sense of the latter) feels the most appropriate term for this production, with its playful tongue twister of a title and alternately heartwearming and heartwrenching helter skelter through modern aunthood. A forceful forthrightness has always been integral to Kimmings’ work, but Credible sees … Continue reading Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model