Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

April 27, 2021 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Hayes Theatre, April 7 7/10 Don’t you hate it when you can see exactly how you’re being emotionally manipulated, yet it still works? The plot turning-points arrive as punctually as Japanese trains, and yet rather than just dispassionately watching them go by, you’re still sucked in for the ride. I…

April 16, 2021 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Sydney Lyric, March 27 10/10 Yes, it really is that good. How better to depict the American Revolution than with a hip hop musical theatre revolution? The words fly at you like grapeshot from a canon, but from the moment you adjust to their velocity the history becomes the hip…

April 11, 2021 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Belvoir St Theatre, March 24 9/10 Excellence costs. A nine-year-old piano virtuoso might never know the joy of childhood friendships, and many a family has been neglected by a brilliant parent. What of the brilliant foreign correspondent? What might be the cost there? Sally Sara has routinely been that person…