REVIEW ROUND-UP: Guys & Dolls at the Phoenix Theatre

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Reviews by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

The Chichester Festival Theatre production has moved homes in West End as well as making some changes in the cast – but is it still worth a visit? It's currently booking at the Phoenix Theatre until 30 October. It currently stars Oliver Tompsett, Siubhan Harrison, Samantha Spiro and Richard Link. Evening Standard: ★★★★★ Fiona Mountford wrote: “Gordon Greenberg’s delicious production of Frank Loesser’s classy classic once again boasts chemistry in all the right places.” West End Wilma: ★★★★★ “If you’re looking for a classic song and dance musical then Guys and Dolls is definitely one to check out.” Culture Whisper: ★★★★★ “this revival of Guys and Dolls is a joy in its own right.” A Younger Theatre: “Oliver Tompsett is a sizzling, charismatic Sky Masterson. Samantha Spiro (replacing the hilarious Sophie Thompson) is a delight opposite Richard King’s Nathan Detroit, easily spouting off line after funny line.” Musical Theatre Review: ★★★★ “Samantha Spiro is an adorable Miss Adelaide, catching all the pathos and neediness of the Hot Box chanteuse who’s waited 14 years to get hitched to Nathan Detroit.” Official London Theatre: “Frank Loesser’s classic musical doesn’t need luck to be a lady; its new cast is an odds-on hit.” The Upcoming: ★★★★★ Mersa Auda said: “The quartet of protagonists deliver outstanding performances throughout.” London Theatre 1: **** (half) Alan Fitter commented: “Oliver Thompsett as Sky Masterson brings just the right amount of panache and vulnerability to the part and Siubhan Harrison is delightful as Sarah Brown.” Eye Saw Theatre: **** “its period charms are a welcome addition to the West End mix.” Guys and Dolls is booking at the Phoenix Theatre until the 30th October. To book tickets visit: ATG Tickets, Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk.   
Read more...

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Emma Clarendon on FacebookEmma Clarendon on InstagramEmma Clarendon on RssEmma Clarendon on Twitter
Emma Clarendon
Emma Clarendon studied drama through A-Level before deciding she was much better suited to writing about theatre than appearing onstage. She’s written for a number of online publications ever since, including The News Hub and Art Info. Emma set up her own blog, Love London Love Culture, in April 2015 and tweets at LoveLDNLoveCul.

Leave a Comment