Authors Posts by Ela Portnoy

Ela Portnoy

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Five Women Wearing the Same Dress Review – ‘an unusual choice...

An unusually long play for the Edinburgh Fringe sacrifices some clarity in plot to explore the dynamics between complicated women

The C Bomb Review – ‘A comic break from the madding...

Ela Portnoy finds the OUDS New Writing Festival winner a source of comic relief at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

Review – The House of Bernarda Alba

Ela Portnoy is impressed by this elegant adaptation of the Lorca masterpiece

Sweet Charity review – ‘Oh Mama, welcome to the 60s!’

Ela Portnoy applauds the strongest dance cast she's seen on an Oxford stage

War Horse – ‘Technically brilliant, but lacks the acting to match’

El Port enjoys a decadent press night for War Horse but is entertained rather than moved

‘The Inevitable Quiet of the Crash’ at the Fringe – “a...

Ela Portnoy falls in love with 'The Inevitable Quiet of the Crash' at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

‘Hotter’ at the Fringe – experimental and warm, but just short...

Ela Portnoy leaves this piece of feminist theatre with a smile on her face

‘Peer Gynt’ at the Fringe review – “a masterfully crafted production”

Set in a timeless world of trolls, princesses and flying deer, Peer Gynt tells the story of a young man’s adventure after he leaves...

“A fresh and beautiful contemporary jazz repertoire”

Ela Portnoy is overwhelmed by The Oxford Gargoyles' a capella performance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!