Sadly, their current revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – the first major one in this country since its 1963 premiere – falls on the side of the fatally old-fashioned. Director Benji Sperring’s sure touch has seen him work wonders with shows like The Toxic Avenger but here, an inconsistency of tone and performance level means that it sits awkwardly on this august stage.
From Richard O’Brien and the creative team behind cult hit The Rocky Horror Show comes this new whodunnit musical mystery, which continues at the St James’ Theatre’s studio until 13 August 2016. What have critics been saying about it?
Hannah Grover, Gloria Onitiri, Marc Pickering, Michael Steedon and Sebastien Torkia star in Richard Hartley and Richard O’Brien’s musical whodunnit The Stripper, playing at the St James Studio from 7 July to 13 August 2016, with press night on 11 July at 8pm. Full cast biographies can be found below.
Based on the cult movie of the 1980’s The Toxic Avenger is a gloriously silly and immensely enjoyable spoof on comic book heroes. It doesn’t take itself seriously, it’s just one delightful evening of entertainment from start to finish with a hugely talented cast, whose energy was at such a high level they gave out fun with a capital F!
How have critics reacted to the European premiere of Joe DiPietro and David Bryan’s musical comedy The Toxic Avenger? The production continues at London’s Southwark Playhouse until 21 May 2016…