The score does not just reflects them, however, but much more ingeniously it also reflects the conventional tropes and gestures of musical theatre
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I am going to give nothing away about the ‘plot’, because it’s just so deliciously ingenious and I don’t want to rob you of a single moment’s pleasure
The songs in The Quentin Dentin Show make up the best, and I mean the best new score that British musical theatre has produced in certainly the past few years. Yes, you heard me right. It’s a stonker.
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?
This delicious new musical is the wittiest, most elegant and most extraordinary new show on offer in town right now.
Marc Elliott is the one cast member who seems to understand this and he completely subsumed himself in his dual roles of Thief and Reporter. Sinewy, handsome, bristling with electric sensuality in the first act, Elliott is superb. In some ways, his more complex turn as the lost Reporter, a vain, pretty and confused modern […]
In Jenna Russell, Damian Humbley and Cynthia Erivo, Lenson has assembled three of the best, most exciting performers of musical theatre in London. Each performer turns in a bravura and totally committed performance here. Just hearing these people sing Brown’s music is worth the whole experience.
Michael John LaChiusa’s Off-Broadway hit See What I Wanna See will have it’s London premiere at the Jermyn Street Theatre for a limited four week run starting on September 8, 2015. Named as one of the best musicals of 2005 by New York Magazine, See What I Wanna See was nominated for nine Drama Desk […]