Tag Archives: No Exit

July 03

Theatre I missed – No Exit (Theatre Review)

No Exit Fuse Box, The Factory Theatre. At the time of publishing this review this production is closed. Search for more information here. “Ideology does not reside primarily in stories invented (by those in power) to deceive others, it resides in stories invented by subjects to deceive themselves.” (Against the Double Blackmail by Slavoj Zizek) […]

June 25

No Exit – Celine Oudin and John Paul Sartre and the problem of the gaze. (theatre review)

“To forget about the others? How utterly absurd! I feel you there, down to my marrow.  Your silence clamors in my ears.  You can nail up your mouth, cut your tongue out – but you can’t prevent your being there.  Can you stop your thoughts? I hear them ticking away like a clock, tick-tock, tick-tock, […]

May 15

Richard the 3rd (or almost) – Timothy Daly brought to life by Markus Weber and the King Street Theatre. (theatre review)

In the play commonly titled No Exit, but more accurately titled In Camera, John Paul Sartre deals with the concept of sins, our relationship to them, hell, eternity and his all time favorite subject, authenticity. Because his character Garcin utters the phrase “hell is other people” , the primary themes of the play have been […]

Woman of the Dunes: Existentialism at its disturbing best.

Something unnameable goes on between Hiroshi Teshigahara and Kōbō Abe. They produce the most remarkable films together. Of course, they are both extraordinary artists in their own right – perhaps it is the multiple disciplines that works in favour of their collaboration. Perhaps it is Abe’s sublime writing. Maybe it is Teshigahara’s sculpting that gives him such command over the […]