Everything is a little brighter on Summer Street, or in this case Waterloo East Theatre. Summer Street takes us back to the heyday of the 1990’s to 00’s Australian soap opera or ‘Soapys’ when Jason Donovan and Kylie Minogue were making their marks on television and British pantomimes always starred a Soapy star.
A stage adaptation of the 1983 film, A Christmas Story: The Musical follows young Ralphie who’s sole Christmas wish is to receive a Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle.
The Greater Game is a play that understands the importance of paying respect to the source material. It tells the story of real people and it does it in a playful yet compassionate way. Yes it is entertaining, but never at the expense of the real stories it is based on
How do you like your musical theatre? An occasional treat for your Nan’s birthday? A full-on Christmas outing to the latest Disney blockbuster via Pizza Express for mum, dad and the kids and not much change from a grand? Or 28 of them on a relentless conveyor belt with high impact performances and a battery of jokes?