As a theatregoer of more years than you’ve had hot dinners, one of my pet hates is those rare occasions when, for whatever reason, you don’t get a programme. 1,136 more words
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Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical is brought to vivid life by ground-breaking theatre company Fiasco but does it impress London critics?
Anyone who ever played ‘shop’ as a child, trading real or imaginary objects over a table, will experience a thrill of recognition at Fiasco Theater’s stripped-back take on Sondheim and James Lapine’s ode to and deconstruction of storytelling. 67 more words
The Menier Chocolate Factory has a history of showing great productions of Sondheim musicals, so I went in with high expectations. This American troupe has transferred here, from off Broadway, having had runs in Princeton and San Diego before that. 187 more words