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Review – King Lear

King Lear
This King Lear starts unpromisingly, but then develops a depth of characterization, fluid movement and pathos of enactment that culminates in a fine reworking...

Review – 13 The Musical

13
13 The Musical sees Jason Robert Brown at his most commercial. The score is bright and boppy, and it feels like a show young...

Review – Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Hot Tin Roof
Tennessee Williams' masterwork, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, is a play that is often done badly. Benedict Andrews is a very modern, very...

Review – Pageant

Pageant
Pageant is a perfect two hours. As in, it lasts two hours on the dot. Less can be said about the rest of the...

Review – Armide

Armide
This ensemble is certainly one to watch, as indeed are the other operatic and symphonic enterprises for which Márcio da Silva is responsible. Armide...

Review – Funeral Meats

Funeral Meats
Funeral Meats is a play revealing how individuals deal with grief whilst having to cope with issues causing hurt and pain to others. Quickly paced (it runs an hour),...

Review – A Spoonful Of Sherman

A Spoonful Of Sherman allows you to sit back and enjoy once more some of the songs that have punctuated most of our lifetimes,...

Review – Even You Lights Cannot Hear Me / Nero Monologues

Nero Monologues
New chamber operas, as well as rare one-act works from a hundred years ago, are a good basis for a new summer opera festival...

Review – A Florentine Tragedy

Florentine
At under an hour this opera, A Florentine Tragedy,  is a short evening out, but it is more than worthwhile for the rarity of...

Review – Porgy And Bess

Porgy
Whether it was the format or the repertory, Porgy and Bess was the first evening at Grimeborn 2017 that produced a full house, and...