Nick Awde

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Reviews (4)
Yokes Night
The Stage (UK)

for a previous production "This riveting two-hander turns into a darkly innocent love story with a couple of surprises along the way…A lot of themes are packed into this new play by Scott Lyons...There’s a whole load of physical stuff going on too, thanks to director Dimitris Chimonas’ finger-on-the-pulse direction. Like 'Midsummer' on MDMA, Lyons and Zoe Forrester, as the strangely likeable couple, generate a chemistry that gets sparks flying throughout in a brace of winning performances." Full Review

Key Change
East Village
The Stage (UK)

for a previous production "'Key Change' is notable for being neither sentimental nor in your face, yet refusing to duck the issues. In so doing it becomes a potent lesson in theatremaking for its total fusion of message with audience." Full Review

Water on Mars
Midtown W
The Stage (UK)

for a previous production "A trio from the Gandini stable create glorious mayhem by keeping it simple and audience-focused…The show they launch into is a roller coaster for all ages thanks to their ability to sidestep flashy gimmickry in favor of the infectious innovation to be found in team work. They also have the confidence to take routines to where we least expect them to go, and make it all look so easy." Full Review

Police Cops
Midtown E
The Stage (UK)

for a previous production "Thrills, spills, betrayal and a father complex ensue in this rollercoaster parody...What makes this show so special? Well, for a start the writing hits an impressive high as trashy exploitation goes, yet there chugs under it a fully fledged script with a solid arc that allows the trio to develop a gallery of throwaway characters into convincing, plot-driven portrayals while still earning the laughs. They’re a supremely generous ensemble too...And their connection with the audience is unbeata... Full Review