Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus Soho Theatre January 11th-23rd, 2016 by Richard Hamer Trygve Wakenshaw (I looked it up, it’s pronounced Trig-vee) stands alone on stage, face and body contorting uncomfortably, painfully, beneath a single spotlight. He twists, shoulders and arms jerking like a body vainly resisting some invisible force. A dozen expressions swim across his features. […]
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August 7th – 31st, 2015 Edinburgh, Various venues Foreword by Joanna Orland Merely skimming the surface of this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it was easy to see a bit of a different scene burgeoning. In recent years, the Fringe has become a playground for comedians to run rampant. But in 2015, something old has become […]
Trygve Wakenshaw: KRAKEN Reviewed on August 11th, 2015 Underbelly, Cowgate by Joanna Orland Trygve Wakenshaw has crafted one of the most fascinatingly silly shows in existence with Kraken. Wakenshaw first came onto the physical comedy scene with his cult hit Squidboy. Kraken is his sophomore project which he has generously brought back to this year’s […]
July 16th, 2015 Udderbelly at Southbank Centre by Michael Anderson Trygve Wakenshaw’s extravaganza of thrilling physical comedy has swept all before it for over a year now, presumably miming a broom with those incomprehensibly long limbs, collecting awards like stamps. The follow-up to the similarly acclaimed Squidboy, Kraken is an hour of free-associative delirium propelled […]