An incredible showcase of talent, The Color Purple in concert is impossible to walk away from without feeling deeply moved.
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Poor translation, vague concepts and an undramatic source material all make for a dispiriting and slightly uncomfortable fare.
A deeply affecting story with moments of dark humour, Guards at the Taj is an excellent choice of a premiere for the newly renovated Bush Theatre.
The laughs come thick and fast through the ensuing chaos, and with some stand out comedic performances, it seems like there’s still plenty of life in Molière’s old Miser yet.
A witty and very enjoyable look at the world of star casting, The Understudy is a must see for those involved in the theatre business and those curious about behind the scenes. Comedic and clever, this UK premiere makes for a very entertaining evening.
With its strong cast, impeccable design, timely subject matter and a solid script, School Play could easily become one of the surprise gems of 2017. Now is the time to see it.
Ultimately, Abigail comes across as a confused thing, hindered by just too many good ideas in too short a time. Good production helps redeem the play to a degree, but all in all the result is disappointingly vague and dissatisfying.
There’s no new ground broken in this interpretation, but everything done is done well and is full of clever ideas for building the world of the play with limited resources.