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You'll want all the characters to die: Infinite Life, at the Dorfman Theatre, reviewed

16 December 2023

9:00 AM

16 December 2023

9:00 AM

Infinite Life

Dorfman Theatre, until 13 January 2024

Jack and the Beanstalk

Theatre Royal Stratford East, in rep until 6 January 2024

Infinite Life is about five American women, all dumpling-shaped, who sit in a hotel garden observing a hunger strike. Some of them haven’t touched food for days, some for weeks. ‘Don’t be afraid to puke,’ counsels one of the dumplings. ‘Puking is good.’ They pass their afternoons wittering inanely about nothing at all.

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