Finborough Theatre’s production of Arthur Miller’s scarcely seen Incident at Vichy does great justice to a play that deserves a far wider audience. Compellingly staged and beautifully acted, the production demonstrates the cruel and contradictory faces of evil, which smile when good men succumb to inertia.
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The musical performances in Anyone Can Whistle will please people who like brilliantly written songs, and they will fire the imagination of anyone who hears them to imagine another, better, story to tell around them.
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.
Not only does he (Phil Willmott) offer free live performances to theatre virgins, to those who wouldn’t normally choose to spend their money on tickets and to those who now refuse to pay the extortionate rising ticket prices, but most importantly, for me, he tells us the stories which gather dust on our bookshelves; the […]
Exposure is so bland that ultimately it won’t make the list of great flops, you know those shows that lurch from briliance to being dire. There’s just nothing to recommend this effort at all.
Evocations of famous films can tip over into parody or unintended comedy very easily but thanks to the skill of the writing and the carefully graded, fully inhabited acting, this production is a triumph on all fronts and deserves a very successful run.