Director Gary Condes and actor Charles Dorfman honour the original era and setting of LUV, reiterating its message in a theatre scene where traditional absurdist plays are seen less and less often.
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There are at least 30 pop and RnB songs shoe-horned into the production of 2 Become 1, averaging one song every two minutes. For the quintessential 90’s child, that’s a stacked scoop of nostalgia – childhood memories of Pokémon, playing Snake on a Nokia phone and the mysterious world of the internet all surge back to the surface.
The emotional potential of an opera aria, or even a lament, is perfectly placed to convey the anguish and nonsense surrounding grief – a concept that is ultimately impossible to describe despite death being an inevitable and necessary part of life, a means by which it is defined.
StoneCrabs Theatre has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its 2017 Stomping Ground Festival.
Even though Kit now feels happier than ever before, he is still an outsider, desperate to be part of the gang. But then, when looking around the locker room, who isn’t seeking approval from the leader of the collective?
Samantha Ellis isn’t a conventionally romantic writer; her 2014 book How To Be A Heroine rips apart those pre-conceived literary feminine icons and exposes them for who they really are.
It takes seasoned performer Matt Henry (Olivier award winner, Best Actor In a Musical) as feisty drag queen Lola to kick Kinky Boots back into high gear. Ultimately this musical works best when allowed to go the whole hog, camp as Christmas and twice as fabulous.
Sadeysa Greenaway-Bailey’s set is a brilliant white, harsh, flickering, fluorescent lighting occupied by glass cages and nowhere to hide. It resembles an otherworldly waiting room cum detention centre, a place where Amor (Richard Sumitro) can re-enact poignant parts of his life