Have you seen the raft of four-star reviews for our current Featured Show? The House of Mirrors and Hearts, just opened on Tuesday at London’s Arcola Theatre, is a haunting new chamber musical about love, lies and the ghosts of our pasts. Scroll down for links and excerpts from some of our favourite reviews.
Keeping secrets is a kind of art…
After three years of development by Perfect Pitch (LIFT, Soho Theatre; The Go-Between, West Yorkshire Playhouse), this cutting-edge work premieres in a co-production with Aria Entertainment.
“Stephen Sondheim meets Tori Amos” in Eamonn O’Dwyer and Rob Gilbert’s textured and contemporary score. The musical tells the story of the Keanes, whose secrets are buried in the fractured family home. When a curious young lodger arrives to stay, his discoveries threaten to shatter their illusions forever. Will the truth out? And what will be left unsaid?
The award-winning Ryan McBryde directs a distinguished ensemble cast – including Jamie Muscato, Gillian Kirkpatrick, Molly McGuire, Jamie Muscato and Grace Rowe – for this gripping, heart-wrenching and intoxicating musical drama.
Also check out the podcast, pics and live-tweets from a fascinating post-show Q&A, hosted by Mates co-founder Terri paddock, at Monday evening’s performance of this major new musical.