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REVIEW: Thom Pain (Based On Nothing)

Will Eno’s one man monologue, performed online, live by Toby Schmitz combines comedy and the often grim realities of life. All throughout, Schmitz speaks directly to the camera, as though having a conversation. He uses metaphors to speak, which forces the audience to think about and listen to the ideas presented. He consistently switches between […]

Review – Thom Pain (Based on Nothing)

Julie Baz directs the energetic David Jeffrey in the one-man stream of consciousness monologue that is Thom Pain (based on nothing). Exploring existential ennui and the inner turmoil of the everyman, this tedious one-act play pays an unoriginal homage to Beckettian humour. Will Eno’s use of language is at times clever and richly vivid. It […]