Review of A Damsel in Distress at Chichester. (reviewed at link) Take a 1919 P.G. Wodehouse novel, its 1928 adaptation into a stage play, add the George & Ira Gershwin songs for the 1938 Fred Astaire film … and re-invent it entirely for 2015, with Jeremy Sams doing the book.
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Simon Odwin and Christopher Oram’s modern re-imagining of George Bernard Shaw’s MAN AND SUPERMAN in the Lyttleton at the National Theatre is masterful. This production explodes Shaw’s philosophical debate about marriage into an epic presentation within the mind. 167 more words
“Maria is one of those parts that can be played by any actress, whether a sixty year old in a hair net or a saucy young minx. 790 more words
This week, theatergoers at the Ordway are being transported to Buenos Aires with the help of the high polished cast of EVITA. The production played Minneapolis in February, and after nearly a year on the road, it would be easy for the actors to become stale in their roles. 257 more words