“Say it with Flowers” , Preview Performance, Sherman Theatre,16 May,2013.Brian Roper,3rd Age Critic.
It’s not far from Pontyberem to Trebanog but when “via” includes marriage to 007 , playing to packed houses in Hollywood and at The London Palladium and suing Rupert Murdoch it seems to be a lot further.
Dorothy Squires achieved much but it was at a price . Her drive bordered…Continue
Posted on May 18, 2013 at 12:30
Romeo and Juliet, a Review,3 May 2013
Promoting excellence whilst fostering access is a tough challenge.
The 450 school children who attended the dress rehearsal the day before (including all of Pill School) were followed by a near capacity crowd for the opening night of Romeo and Juliet at the Riverfront Theatre in Newport.Their collaboration with Ballet Cymru and the…Continue
Posted on May 6, 2013 at 15:30
Caligula . Chapter Arts.12 April 2013
It is usual in reviewing theatre to provide a pithy synopsis and performance analysis.This review offers neither.
The interplay of ego,alter-ego and ego mania in this play renders the separation of roles tendentious and the attempt to reduce the kaleidic narrative of this performance to"A" story,…Continue
Posted on April 13, 2013 at 9:00
Love and Money ,Chapter Arts,11.4.2013
The track record of playwright Dennis Kelly is impressive and in this production Director Ryan Romain has got the best out of both the script and a fine cast.
Contemporary in context this play is also classical in its concerns.
Love of money is not new but its ability to grip the windpipe is a feature of this production.This play requires concentration , to…Continue
Posted on April 11, 2013 at 23:00 — 1 Comment