God: A Comedy by Woody Allen (4 stars)

This article is from 2009.

God: A Comedy by Woody Allen

UCLU Runaground re-create Woody Allen's neurotic mannerisms with startling clarity in this polished student production of his 1975 play God. The shambolic way in which its narrative blurs the audience/actor relationship may not appeal to theatre-goers who like meaty storylines and strong endings, but it's hard not to warm to the play's deliberately unsatisfying, disposable feeling when it's performed as adroitly as this.

Pleasance Dome, 556, 6550, until 31 Aug, 12.35pm, £8-£9 (£6.50-£7.50).

God: A Comedy By Woody Allen

  • 4 stars

Woody Allen’s 1975 comedy comes irreverently and tunefully to the stage. Sex-deprived writer Hepatitis and apathetic actor Diabetes struggle helplessly to find an ending for their play, as they waltz catastrophically with the omnipotent. Set in an empty Greek amphitheatre, this mad play-within-a-play flits chaotically…

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