Markus Birdman: Dreaming (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Markus Birdman: Dreaming

Acutely funny observations on our dreams of living happily ever after

Birdman takes us through his ponderings on our dreams of living happily ever after, and all that lies between. There are some acutely funny observations on parenting, growing up and caring less, with Birdman only occasionally losing momentum by injecting needless shock jock humour via references to rape and decapitation, which simply dampen an otherwise jovial mood.

The Stand II, 558 7272, until 28 Aug (not 23), 9.20pm, £8 (£7)

Markus Birdman: Dreaming

  • 3 stars

It's a show about following your dreams. It's about getting to an age and realising most of them won’t happen. It’s about having a stroke. It’s about an hour. They say follow your dreams. But they don’t mean it. They mean get a job. Dreams are like children, follow them too long and people get suspicious. Haven’t we…

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