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ED2012 Theatre Review: Twentysomething (Cookie Jar)

ED2012 3/5 Reviews ED2012 Theatre Reviews

Fancy a night with some drunken, bratty, self-indulgent young folk? No? Twentysomething isn’t as bad as it sounds. The script, although it has its problems, is sharp, funny and, dare I say it, ‘relevant’. Cookie Jar are a strong, talented cast, stand outs being Adam Colborne for a funny and endearing performance (the stage sorely misses him when he’s gone) and Jessica-Lee Hopkins, who shows off great comedic talent playing ditsy bohemian girl Kate. The script, however, spreads itself too thin, and all characters remain as one-dimensional as they were when we first meet them. Twentysomething is a snapshot of young people today, and although fun to indulge in, really doesn’t tell us much at all.

Spotlites @ Merchants’ Hall, 3-19 Aug, 6.25pm.
tw rating 3/5 | [Patricia-Ann Young]

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