The kids will be somewhat amused by it, and you may enjoy the quips, but Bananaman probably won’t be a holiday show to remember for long.
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During the show The Plaids talk about ‘the blend’ and as the show progresses you understand exactly what they mean. The musicianship onstage both vocal and instrumental is considerable.
They took firm hold of Larson’s lyrics and crescendoing rock melodies – every word, every beat, brimming with anger and exigency; his lyrics carry imperative messages that couldn’t be swallowed passively by Larson’s audiences, and capture a sense of urgency characteristic of a life lost too soon.
Bananaman is soon to be live on stage in a part parody, part slapstick comedy musical for the whole family. Bananaman, written by Leon Parris (award-winning writer and composer of Wolfboy, The Famous Five and Monte Cristo), will directed by Fred Perry (producer, director, actor and founder of Sightline Entertainment), choreographed by Grant Murphy (Cinderella […]
Christian James is a wonderful Pinocchio. He completely captures the sense of the character’s otherness and separation (being living wood) as well as a newcomer’s desire to explore and a child’s desire to rebel. The sequence where he learns about lying and his nose growing is genuinely delightful, as is the way he quickly shaves […]