Julian Eaves reviews new musical Animus by Michael Webborn and Daniel Finn performed by students at Trinity Laban.
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The star of the show, in truth, is Carole Todd’s spirited, cheeky, and knowing choreography, which brings out the very best in the cast and masterfully establishes high readings on the happy barometer of the mood in the auditorium. The cast might not be real hookers, but they are all good hoofers.
It’s a great story, but the show’s most glittering treasure is its music. There are folk tunes, love songs, impassioned ballads, comedy numbers, patter songs, soaring melodies, complex harmonies and splendid polyphony, all with a sprinkle of Irish jig around the edges. The inherent power and attraction of the score is helped in no small […]
With previews starting tomorrow, we are pleased to bring you this teaser trailer for the new musical The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Michael Webborn and Daniel Finn. Spindlewood, like most towns of age, has its traditions. But no practice, custom, or Old Wives Warning is so firmly adhered to as ‘The Turning of the Key’. Every […]
Casting has been announced for The Clockmaker’s Daughter, an original musical by new writers Daniel Finn and Michael Webborn which has its world premier at the Landor Theatre in May. The Clockmaker’s Daughter is a folk musical with a specific, yet timeless, feel with a story built around the themes of prejudice, discrimination, animosity and […]
Spindlewood, like most towns of age, has its traditions. But no practice, custom or Old Wives Warning is so firmly adhered to as ‘The Turning of the Key’. Every year, on the last night of winter, as the first day of spring unfolds, the townsfolk gather to take part in a strange ritual. They meet […]