It’s fascinating to see and clearly points towards interesting and thought-provoking new talents. Quite what it all might mean is, possibly, something that only individual audience members will be able to decipher.
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It’s been a long time since I welcomed a score with such eagerness and pleasure, one that has such immediate widespread appeal, and which also instantly creates a powerful sense of character and attitude.
Tenderly The Rosemary Clooney Musical New Wimbledon Time and Leisure Studio, 6th September 2017 3 Stars Book Tenderly Tickets Rosemary Clooney is an unusual choice of singer to make the central point of a back-catalogue musical about a life in showbusiness (and, yes, she was the real-life aunt of actor George). She is really not […]
Follies National Theatre, 8th September 2017 5 Stars Book Follies Tickets Folly is an interesting concept: it has fascinated the western mind all the way from Erasmus of Rotterdam’s philosphical contemplation, through the artificial landscaping constructions that adorn the estates of Stowe and Stourhead, Ermenonville and Versailles, to the variety entertainments of late 19th century […]
Overall, however, Windows is a worthy but rather torpid outing for a family who have been ignored professionally for 85 years
This is a magnificent, epic, intellectual and heart-felt play in a superb production, full of insight and truth, written with a masterful sense of theatrical balance and economy.
For those who didn’t see Sunday In The Park With George, then all I can say is, please – if you can – try and find time to see the productions of this astonishing young company. Your life will not be the same again.
When the stage is abuzz with all 14 of the cast, it fairly bristles with an often astonishingly high level of Fifties glamour, making it far and away the most spectacular production we have seen at this address in a long time