Review – Pop-Up Hansel and Gretel

By taking Hansel and Gretel more into the tone and territory of Into the Woods this production by director James Hurley both sheds light...
Toxic Avenger

Review – The Toxic Avenger

The Toxic Avenger is a musical that just about eats itself, as well as the audience, as it voraciously grabs every possibility for madness...
Grand Mort

Review – Le Grand Mort

You can count on one hand contemporary dramas centred on the particular issue of loneliness, and its complex causes, in modern relationships between gay...
Revlon

Review – The Revlon Girl

The Revlon Girl achieves that most delicate of balances: heart-breaking and humorous. It’s not the perfect piece and may not change the course of...
Holding The Man

Review – Holding The Man

Though inevitably and necessarily Holding The Man is part of the history of HIV/AIDS, it rises beyond that context to become a timeless tribute...
Prism

Review – Prism

Terry Johnson has written some wonderfully funny, wonderfully insightful, wonderfully thrilling plays. His latest play, Prism, is not one of them. Part biography, part...
Brookvideo

Review – Tip Of The Tongue; Peter Brook in Conversation

An elderly man in an anorak enters stage right, carefully, but without a stick. Next to him is middle-aged man, hovering deferentially at the...
Footloose

Review – Footloose

First and foremost Footloose showcases the popular music of the 1980’s and the musical segments of this production rock to the max. The production...
Follies

Review – Follies

One has to be grateful for this production of Follies, for the care and common sense that has gone into the construction of a...
Boudica

Review – Boudica

Boudica is more a crowd pleaser than a brain teaser, but it does what it sets out to do with conviction and panache, and...

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Review – King Lear

The thing about King Lear that many productions ignore or overlook, in a modern, desperate striving for relevance or innovation, is that it is...

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