JANUARY : The Musical Revue The Crazy Coqs 24th January 2017 It was lovely to get to see another outing for this charming seasonal work-in-progress feast last week. First launched last year at the Canal Cafe Theatre, with a different line-up, this show made a terrific initial impact. Perfectly suited to the spontaneous, almost improvisational […]
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Maury Yeston’s magnificent score for Death Takes A Holiday – one of the finest in London right now – is a glory not to be missed in this European premiere of one of his more extraordinary creations.
It’s always a pleasure to discover talented new writers (Bounder and Cad), and these two are great fun.
The young cast is energetic, lively and likeable: it would be great to see them with a more developed script, a tighter production and a script with as much wit and sparkle in the new writing as in the evocations of some of the finest comic routines ever created.
this is the ‘must-see’ show of the moment, with a glamorous audience hurrying to get in on the fun. And, yes, ultimately it keeps its promises. All of them.
The glory of this work is in the vivid life that exists in its extraordinary criss-crossing of four versions of very ordinary people. Tune into that and you will have something to remember forever. Stay with them for just a short time, and then you’ll be laughing a lot, or hanging on every astonishing word.
Willmott has gathered together a handsome cast of 14 mainly young professionals, admonished with a few seasoned actors, and offers us a new way of using the Union’s recently acquired space.
One of the most keenly anticipated events of this year’s gathering in the cavernous spaces beneath the tracks of Waterloo Station is this sci-fi space rock musical by the hugely original and talented Henry Carpenter. Developed through the good offices of Hannah Elsy Productions, we have seen this brilliant new creation grow from a 3-song […]