Metamorphoses/Globe 2021
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Metamorphoses/Globe 2021
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Shakespeare's Globe presents an imaginative retelling of Ovid's epic poem, "Metamorphoses".

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Critic Reviews (4)

What's On Stage (UK)
October 7th, 2021

Holly Race Roughan and Sean Holmes' co-production ... is light, energetic and full of audience participation. This is storytelling in its purest form, delivered by a cast at the top of theirs.
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The Guardian (UK)
October 7th, 2021

The stories are simple and to the point but lose none of their potency. By nature of its form, Metamorphoses can’t tie up the disparate threads of its tales. But these are eternal stories, beautifully and accessibly told. It’s hard not to have a good time.
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Time Out London
October 7th, 2021

Those ancient legends are powerful stuff in any era. But their takes on cruelty, sex and gender ... feel very ‘now’. The four fantastic actors ... totally own the space. Directors Sean Holmes and Holly Race Roughan bind [this ensemble piece] together with a light, playful tone and a fast pace that never drags.
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The Stage (UK)
October 7th, 2021

The audience’s lack of agency ... becomes a running theme. The play’s modern-day ending is gently redemptive and full of pathos. Storytelling may have progressed since Ovid’s time, yet this new equality and trust remains fragile.
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