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TML not so light after all – a review

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TML leans into the surreal. Photo by Gary Bendig, public domain.
TML leans into the surreal. Photo by Gary Bendig, public domain

English Theatre Leipzig’s production of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind (TML) is an excellent reproduction of the famous Neo-Futurist play by writer, director and actor Greg Allen. High energy, controlled chaos with a strong reliance on audience participation, this is not your usual, sedate night out at the theater. 

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ETL: Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

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Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind: up to 30 plays in 60 minutes, chosen by the audience. Photo: public domain

“English Theatre Leipzig (ETL) presents a new show, starting this week: Greg Allen’s Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind. I had a few questions for director Emily Wessel about this unusual production – ’30 plays in 60 minutes’ – and what makes it so different to other stage formats.”

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Eurydice: love, obsession, loss, and reconnecting

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The river Lethe.
The river Lethe. Photo by Marko Zoranovic, public domain.

English Theatre Leipzig is staging a new play, Eurydice, at Neues Schauspiel Leipzig. Starting with the premiere on Thursday, September 5th, there will be 5 shows, so everyone will have an opportunity to see it. We had a chance to chat with the play’s director, Julia Kragh, to find out what to expect.

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Exit Stage Right: ETL’s daring cacophony of farewells

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Exit Stage Right
Public domain photo

A bit of tough love for the folks at English Theatre Leipzig.

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Exit Stage Right: new ETL play

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Monarch butterfly. (Public domain photo)
Monarch butterfly. (Public domain photo)

From utter misery to “the cumbersome struggle of a caterpillar during pupation, unaware of the transition into the great monarch butterfly it is suffering. A bittersweet tussle at the junction from one chapter of our lives to the next.” By English Theatre Leipzig. #Brexit #breakups

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Mr. and Mrs. Love: post-show interview

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Actors Peter Seaton-Clark (Mr. Love) and Nicola Chapman (Adelaide). Photo by Dirk Brzoska.
Actors Peter Seaton-Clark (Mr. Love) and Nicola Chapman (Adelaide). Photo by Dirk Brzoska.

“Both brilliantly portrayed, the characters quickly enthrall us with their personal stories and the saga that develops as they try to navigate their changing relationship. The [venue’s] intimacy and cosy atmosphere… lends the perfect setting to this dramatic story of love and deception that plays out in Edwardian London.” Get some personal insights from one of the stars here, and catch it this Friday or Saturday at Neues Schauspiel.

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