Miss Julie - The critics' verdict? Catch it while you can!
|Keith Fleming as John and Louise Brealey as Julie|
Photo by Tim Morozzo
“a tightly wrought drama of transgression, bitter antagonism and cataclysmic seduction” ★★★★ (The Telegraph)
There has been a deluge of glowing reviews for Miss Julie, inspiring critics and audience alike to pretty strong hyperbole! Here are some of the highlights from the papers:
"catch it while you can"
The Big Issue ★★★★★
"brilliantly tense and fast-moving"
The Scotsman ★★★★
"the simmering essence of Strindberg’s original is retained in a brief but fiercely intense exchange in Dominic Hill’s blistering production"
The Herald ★★★★
"a teeth-grindingly intense 85 minutes"
The Times ★★★★
"An enthralling, taut 80 minutes of theatre"
"Brealey is simply wonderful, a captivating study of frayed nobility and overbearing sexuality"
The Independent ★★★
"Searing, stripped-back production of Strindberg's Miss Julie"
The Times ★★★★
"Claustrophobic, compelling and a class act throughout"
The Public Reviews ★★★★
"taut and compelling, sharply relevant and utterly gripping"
Twitter has been full of excited praise as well:
"Boy do I feel anxty after that production of #missjulie @citizenstheatre! Ace production, a power struggle that's uncomfortable & captivating."
"Absolutely loved #MissJulie @citizenstheatre such a fantastic performance and gorgeous lighting @__rachelward"
Just saw @louisebrealey in Miss Julie at the @citizenstheatre. The reinvention by Zinne Harris was amazing :)
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