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2008-10-02 00:00:14

By PAUL TAYLOR THEATRE CREDITORS Donmar Warehouse, London **** With the world economy reeling as a result of sub-prime mortgages and bad debts, now might seem an almost absurdly opportune moment for the Donmar to revive a masterly drama called Creditors. Of course, these days, a play need only contain a character who has taken out a dodgy loan for some over-eager commentator to declare that there's an uncanny coincidence between the subject matter and the temper of the times. And it's...

2008-06-27 06:02:38

By Joyce McMillan THE BACCHAE **** HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE, ABERDEEN ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA **** ORAN MOR, GLASGOW FEAST *** ARTA, GLASGOW IT WAS a fabulous, gaudy night in Aberdeen when Alan Cumming climbed back into his famous gold kilt, descended upside-down and bare-bottomed to the stage like a true Hollywood god diving to Earth, and gave the city's audiences a performance to remember, in the revival of the National Theatre of Scotland's controversial and spectacular version...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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