Shaw doesn’t exactly give us hope, but he paints a picture we can recognise as speaking to us today. It’s a bit of a wait to get there, but more than worth persevering with.
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Metropolis is the kind of show that makes you want to go and see it again, and again. Rush to get tickets to what will be one of the fastest selling shows of the year.
Meanwhile, there’s a fair rendition of the text available here, and one that will do, particularly if you haven’t seen anything better.
There is a lot to enjoy here and much to admire in a basically young ensemble putting on a slightly unusual sort of show, fleshed out with some engaging humour and pathos.
Silver takes Williams’ American milieu and shifts it deftly – without changing a single word of the text – into the seedy, East-End-by-the-seaside, down-at-heel and take-us-as-you-find-us ambience of Southend-on-sea.