Thursday, 21 May 2009

Ghosts - 4 stars in today's Scotsman

Joyce McMillan gave Ghosts a 4 star review in today's The Scotsman:

'Jeremy Raison's production of Ghosts for the Citizens Theatre... treats the play not as a sombre slide into tragedy but as a fierce comic satire against the prudery, misogyny and hyposcrisy of provincial Norwegian life.

'Raison's irreverant approach to the play... generates a fierce and questioning energy, not least through Maureen Beattie's towering performance as Mrs Alving, a woman still bursting with inconvenient sensual life and intellectual restlessness. Jason Southgate's set... beautifully lit by Charles Balfour to conjure up fierce Nordic alrterations between radiant sunlight and rain-drenched gloom; Elspeth Brodie and Steven Roertson light up the stage, as the young people so closely bound together.'

Also:
The Guardian **** Metro *** The Herald ***

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