Caryl Churchill's episodic stage production is a collection of varying scenes that all feel separated from each other with little narrative flow and all feature mostly brief sharp dialogue. Sydney Theatre Company presents A Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre production LOVE AND INFORMATION by Caryl Churchill Australian premiere . Love and Information review: fresh work captures … But Kim McKean’s direction makes this production sizzle with energy. Love and Information – Review Sheffield Crucible Studio, July 2018. by Eve Luddington . REVIEW: Love and Information. REVIEW: Love and Information. Mademoiselle Julie, Barbican, London Love and Information, Royal Court, London Three Sisters, Young Vic, London . First performed in 2012, Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information probes us to reflect on the ways we create and communicate meaning in our relationships. Sometimes the visuals seem to be … The play asks us to consider how meaning is constructed and to participate in the process. Published: 20:41 EST, 17 September 2012 | Updated: 03:19 EST, 18 September 2012 To the degree it touches on love, Churchill seems to illustrate that, to a considerable extent, love is shared information: memories of places and events, history, knowledge of each other's physicality and personality traits, fears and desires. A selection of Churchill’s many scenes are utilised with a cast of nine. Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information from 2012, is directed and designed by Kirsty Elmer and lit by Strat Mastoris with a ‘pc’ team utilising two large screens in a high tech look to this Studio production; images and short videos crowd and sometimes repeat. Review: Love and Information. 0 comments. Love and Information could be criticised for being a gimmick - a series of incoherent sketches – the culmination of Churchill’s notebook of ideas, thrown together. Love and Information Background Pack Royal Court Theatre Page 6 In an article for the Guardian newspaper, another leading British playwright April de Angelis, discusses Caryl Churchill’s influence on her own work as well as contemporary British drama. A man has a secret. Caryl Churchill’s much anticipated new play, Love and Information, consists of a conveyor belt of short scenes, offering the audience a brief window into the lives of over 100 characters. Next to 'Top Girls', 'Love and Information' is a minor work by a major dramatist. Another puts an elephant on the stairs. Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information is a show comprised of 50 sketches, and this Solar Bear / Royal Conservatoire of Scotland production, is told primarily in BSL, with occasional speaking or music. This Malthouse Theatre and STC co-production of Caryl Churchill's Love and Information is a fresh and immediate theatrical experiment. Review: Love and Information. It has two aims: one, to showcase the richness of BSL as a language and two, to explore themes of love and technology in a format which appeals to both hearing and D/deaf audiences. A child cannot feel pain. Trap Door Theatre productions, LOVE AND INFORMATION begins in the pre-show. Featured image by Pia Johnson[/box] Read more about Love and Information: Andrew Fuhrmann’s review from its Melbourne season Interview with director Kip Williams Love and Information is an interesting if somewhat disjointed read. 5 years ago Love and Information is a mixed bag of Revels offering a lot to chew on . Constance Lam unpacks the intricacies of Hild Bede Theatre’s production of ‘Love and Information’. “Love and Information” is a vastly entertaining riposte to all that. Monday 17 September 2012 11:22. 2.5 stars. Love and Information is a series of encounters with love, modern life with its information overload; an exploration of memory, questioning what reality is and seeking for meaning. Daily Review. What’s the purpose of life if not to find love and learn information? Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information makes good on the promise of its title with, I think, 58 scenes, each of which somehow combines information (knowledge, secrets, data, memories, facts, truths) with love (relationships, feelings, parents and children, husbands and wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, friends, lovers, colleagues, enemies). Fantastic acting let down by a disjointed structure 'The concept of modern day communication and information exchange when love is involved is an intriguing one'Johannes Hjorth. Love and Information is made up of seven chapters, each comprised of multiple, seemingly unrelated scenes that can be played in any order. I don't know whether that diminishes love or elevates information, and I don't think Churchill knows, either. Review. A woman wants an affair. Theatre review Caryl Churchill’s Love And Information is a 90 minute play, composed entirely of very short sequences that look to be extracts from a wide range of stories running the gamut of genres in conventional theatre. This is a set design you too will likely later come to marvel at (Scenic Design: Nicholas James … Cast member Dottie James designed the multi-media. The … [box]Love and Information is at the Wharf 1 Theatre, Sydney until August 15. REVIEW: Love and Information Jamie P. Robson is enraptured by this slick production of Caryl Churchill’s arresting time capsule, a record of the joy and poignancy of contemporary life. Harriet Thompson September 16, 2012 Off West End Reviews 1191 views. Love and Information Review: Caryl Churchill’s 10-second Play Festival Jonathan Mandell. Love and Information is Caryl Churchill's play about relationships and technology, made from 57 separate scenes. No sooner are we swept up in one snapshot than the scene dissolves and the stage is reset with … The script has no stage directions, the characters are not always clearly gendered, the scenes can appear in a different order, and there are some random scenes which can be inserted anywhere in the play. Caryl Churchill has been ahead of the playwriting game since she began her career more than half-a-century ago. Article bookmarked. Directed by Deirdre McAllister, “Love and Information” continues a recent theme of Baltimore productions that explore the human/technological interface. Also deserving kudos are the set designer Miriam Buether and especially the costume designers Gabriel Berry and Andrea Hood. Love and Information continues this tradition. She always has her pulse on the moral, social and political issues of the day and continually explores context, structure and language to invent new theatrical forms. With the anonymous characters running around onstage, there is a universality of the scenes that … Strindberg's love … February 23, 2019 February 23, 2019 Angela Lin Theatre. With Love and Information the playwright seems to be atomizing her style even further. Love and Information is a piece of theatrical wizardry and works on an almost subconscious level. Love and Information, Royal Court, London Paul Taylor. Sixteen years later, another and. by Ella Whiddett. Review: Love and Information - Caryl Churchill offends again, but only against theatre convention Love and Information, Royal Court Theatre, London SW1 Susan Engel and Paul Jesson in … Reviews Love and Information New York Theatre Workshop presents Caryl Churchill's latest work, a series of nearly 60 playlets with 100 characters performed by 15 actors. A scientist dissects a brain. “Love and Information” features many short vignettes of everyday life, showing scenes everyone can relate with to some extent. Review: Love and Information (Sydney Theatre Company) by Maxim Boon on July 14, 2015 | ★★★★★ Uplifting, enlightening and powerfully profound: Caryl Churchill’s ode to the age of information. By Quentin Letts for the Daily Mail. Culture Theatre & Dance Reviews. “Love and Information” is an impressive technical achievement, as much a triumph of the stage manager (Christine Catti, take a bow) and unheralded prop masters who quickly put everything in place, as of director James MacDonald. With a title like Love and Information, Forum Theatre’s newest show grants itself a wide warrant, delivering quite a bit of the former and volley after volley of the latter.The show really gets fun when you follow along with the meta-theatrical game Forum plays with the playwright, but whether there’s more than just a game here is hit and miss. Culture Theatre & Dance Reviews. 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