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Anna Ziegler’s “Actually” follows a pair who contest the details of their college hook-up.

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Critic Reviews (5)

The Guardian (UK)
August 13th, 2019

Although Ziegler raises the question of how to define the point at which sex ceases to be consensual and suggests that campus committees are inadequate to the purpose, her play does little to clarify a burning issue.
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August 13th, 2019

It's never not watchable and is full of nuance about the mystery of human relationships...But in terms of drama, its even-handedness counts against it.
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The Telegraph (UK)
August 14th, 2019

Ziegler keeps things impeccably even-handed, but perhaps as a result, her play doesn’t achieve enough dramatic propulsion. Yet it compassionately argues in favour of human imperfectability...
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Time Out London
August 12th, 2019

Still, its choppy timeline, furious pace and witty, knowing digs at adolescent naivety make it a satisfying watch: like watching a teen movie that's grown up, the emotional pain put back in.
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The Stage (UK)
August 13th, 2019

It’s a scrupulously even-handed piece that tackles race and gender politics as well as privilege. Manyonda and Paige’s characters are fluid and earnest...
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