Play Something is a slick, funny, emotional rollercoaster of a ride with some pretty cool tunes to match – and you can’t ask for much more than that in life.
While Nuclear War is at times confusing and disorienting, it is riveting throughout its 45 minutes, leaving you with words, sounds and sights that will continue to haunt.
It was a delight to revisit Funny Girl tonight. It’s a wonderfully rich evening in the theatre and the partnering of Barnes and Campbell is pure theatre magic.
Poor translation, vague concepts and an undramatic source material all make for a dispiriting and slightly uncomfortable fare.
Drowning On Dry Land is one of Ayckbourn’s most tonally surprising and unstable works; technically it is also one of his most sparingly and yet also elaborately written, combining apparent thinness of dialogue with intricately complex plotting, where motivation and reactions are typically merely suggested with the most delicate of shading, with hints, or shadows […]
Alexa Terry reviews the Actor Awareness Scratch Night with the theme of Women at the Spotlight Studios in Leicester Square.
A combination of bad casting and lacklustre directing from Simon Callow leads to an ultimately disappointing evening; the greatest act of philanthropy would be to scrap it and start again.
Overall, Whisper House is an interesting experiment, a novel departure from the ‘norms’ of musical theatre. If it doesn’t quite fulfill its ambitions, well, that’s not the worse thing in the world, is it?