This is only the second productions I've seen by Seven Tyrants, but they have already earned a favourite place in my heart. Very different in content and style from Krapp's Last Tape, Doubt: A Parable the second play of this season, was similarly expertly executed. The world of the play was full and tangible. The approach to creating multiple locations in one small space was creative, flexible and really just visually beautiful.
Doubt is a frustrating piece of theatre. Not because of any fault in the writing or execution, rather the opposite. So much like life where we aren't given the answers, where this is no black and white, right or wrong, we are witness to an impossible situation with an impossible solution. Once doubt has entered the mind, the damage is irrevocable. Nothing can be done.
A compelling, though-provoking, masterfully executed piece that will leave you questioning each character's motives in turn as well as your own preconceptions and convictions.
Doubt: A Parable is playing at Tyrant Studios until 14 December 2018. Tickets at: http://tickets.tyrantstudios.com/
~reviewed by Danielle Benzon
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