Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

December 3, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Capitol Theatre, November 15 6/10 How good might School of Rock have been had Andrew Lloyd Webber not bought the stage rights to the film? The 2003 movie had a cute enough premise, but converting it to a musical required someone who could hammer out more convincing songs than the…

November 23, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Drama Theatre, November 5 6.5/10 It’s why corporate-speak extols the term “team”. We humans find collaboration exhilarating when it works, and mounting a show together  is among the biggest highs of all. The ultimate magic of Louis Nowra’s 1992 play is its ability to communicate this joy, and then compound…

November 21, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Reginald Theatre, November 2 6/10 Sixteen years after The Underpants of Steve Martin dropped at Belvoir St (soon after premiering in New York), it seems a curious play to revive. It’s a free adaptation of Carl Sternheim’s rather racy – for 1910 – farce, Die Hose, and you can almost…