REVIEW: Twilight Song, Park Theatre

Anthony Banks directs this sharp production but Kevin Elyot’s play feels rushed and in need of some more depth and character development to be fully satisfying.  Switching between 1961,1967 and the present day, Kevin Elyot’s Twilight Song is a story filled with guilt and secrets that has repercussions for all of the characters involved. Barry’s… Read More

REVIEW: Grease, New Victoria Theatre

David Gilmore’s electrifying production is plenty of fun to watch but lacking in personality in some of the key performances.  This classic musical about a group of teenagers growing up in the 1950’s, learning about love and the bond of friendship is energetically revived in this entertaining production but at the sacrifice of characterisations that… Read More

REVIEW: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Audra McDonald doesn’t just perform as Billie Holiday, she completely emmerses herself in the character in Lonny Price’s elegant but ultimately tragic production.  Billie Holiday is remembered for her distinctive voice as much as her troubled personal life and this engrossing and sophisticated production really brings out her personality and story in a stylish way.… Read More