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Menier Chocolate Factory: Barnum review

Menier Chocolate Factory once again proves that bigger isn’t better, presenting a lively, immersive  staging of classic 1980 musical Barnum. 556 more words

Reviews

FILM REVIEW: The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman (or why you should see Barnum at the Menier instead)

WORTH A LOOK?: **

OUT: now

This film is shortlisted for three Golden Globes tonight (7/1) and, of those, its most likely victory is in the Best Song category. 315 more words

FILM REVIEW

Walking a casting tightrope: Barnum at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Friday 22nd December 2017

We’ve been wondering for a while why nobody has thought of mounting a small-scale production of ‘Barnum’, and now the Menier Chocolate Factory… 820 more words

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Barnum

In my experience, you rarely see a show at it’s best on press night – too much pressure – and this one appears to have had a bad one. 429 more words

Theatre

Review Round Up: Barnum, Menier Chocolate Factory

Gordon Greenberg directs this latest revival of the musical starring Marcus Brigstocke. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews here:

Barnum tells the story of P.T. 667 more words

Barnum, Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier has a superb track record with breathing new life into classic musicals, but falls short with their latest revival: Cy Coleman’s 1980 portrait of P.T. 14 more words

Journalism

THEATRE REVIEW: Barnum starring Marcus Brigstocke

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE: Menier Chocolate Factory

WHEN: 25/11, press night 5/12, runs to 3/3/18

We’re leafing through the programme, the morning after the first preview of this revival, and brightly-coloured ticker tape thrown by the cast keeps falling out. 444 more words

THEATRE REVIEW