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Theatre N16 launches initiative with Swing by Around 8

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Theatre N16 has launched an initiative giving up and coming actors, writers and directors their professional debut. The Matthew Martino benevolent fund gives four actors and two directors their first credit in the industry. Reporter: Sarah Louhichi I Subeditor: Alex Clement ★★★★☆ Theatre N16, Swing by Around 8 Welcome to the most awkward dinner party of all time. Matt (Maanuv Thiara) and Katherine (Maisie Black) are in a long-term relationship and it’s not going well. They let Suzie, their friend, set them up with another couple, to have an orgy. Katherine is determined that the only thing that can save their relationship is to swing with another couple. But do Amelia (Rebecca Drake) and Elliot (Paul Boichat) know it’s a Swinger party? They’ve never met before, therefore

Exploring modern feminism through the medium of theatre

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Samantha Ellis, author of How to date a Feminist, says men can be feminists too — but can they really? Reporter: Sarah Louhichi I Sub-Editor: Cecilia Peruzzi Steve and Kate are in love but, when proposing, Steve says: “Before you say anything, I want to apologise. I want to apologise for the patriarchy.” This is because Steve is a feminist. How to Date a Feminist is a fantastic play that explores the possibilities of feminism in a hilarious rom-com type production. Everything would be great if it wasn’t for their exes; on the one hand we have Carina, Steve’s feminist ex, who meets his mom more frequently than he does. On the other we have Ross, who's Kate’s slightly macho ex, and also her current boss. Not to mention, their parents are two individuals who couldn’t be more
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