Lucky Stiff is a fun night out, beautifully realised with an original take on a well-worn concept, and with much to bring a smile to the lips.
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Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia comes to Broadway. From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway musical Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920’s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the […]
The show has been seen in London several times recently, and it is clearly a work that repays revisitation, and reinterpretation. I will certainly be back to see this version again.
Whilst Lucky Stiff may be of interest to fanatics for its sheer novelty value, it is so silly and saccharine that it may struggle to find an audience elsewhere.
This is a terrifically mature presentation of a difficult, but eminently attractive, and entertaining, piece of musical theatre. It is Keates’ best work to date and in Erivo he has a star of true power who delivers the goods in every way.
This is more spectacle than musical theatre; more play with music than musical; more staged film than musical theatre. But it has a lot of heart and some very winning performances.