One of the aspects of folk music that makes it so different from any other variety is the connection it has to history and tradition.
Modernisations are always tricky.
It’s hard to go wrong with a musical that combines time travel, romance, and two best friends seeking adventure.
Back in the 1700s, when David Garrick ruled the stage and was bringing about a Shakespeare revival, the Bard’s plays would frequently be adapted.
Let’s face it, it’s hard to keep a group of children entertained.
There is no childhood memory of fun more hallowed than a day at the circus.
Robert Scott’s trek through the Antarctic would seem a fairly improbable subject for a comedic musical.
There is an anecdote that says that Mark Twain knew he was funny when he stood up in front of an audience, silent, and they all began to laugh.
It’s a shame “A Little Piece of Heaven” isn’t billed as a thriller, because it is most certainly horrifying.
At first glance, ‘Here’s Connie’ appears to be just another late-twenties angsty life-hasn’t-turned-out-like-I-planned-it show.
It takes Personality to sing jazz.
From the first number, it’s clear that the cast of Gilbert & Sullivan The Musical are talented.
Although some may read the description and think The Brother’s Grimm Spectaculathon sounds like an ideal children’s show, I would advise against taking any young ones to see it…
From the moment they step on stage, there’s no denying that Katie Norris and Sinead Parker have talent.
Although The Red Bike is a largely non-verbal performance, there’s no fear that children will fail to understand the plot.
The Golden Cowpat showcases storytelling at its finest.
It’s hard, a lot of the time, to find comedy that appeals to both children and adults.
From the moment he gets up on stage, Rod Woodward is at ease with the crowd.
Even though it is a favored topic of comedians, it’s still rather tricky to pull off good humor about disenfranchised groups.
Lisa Morrison (Natalie Sutherland) is the very picture of a naive young girl when we meet her, bubbling with enthusiasm over her first tutorial with her literary idol Ruth Steiner …
Imagine, for a moment, always having to tell the truth.
It is rather difficult to pinpoint exactly why Music Show, Wedding! is so enjoyable.
It’s clear from the get-go that Below the Belt by Richard Dresser is just a bit odd.
Warning: Do not attend this show if you do not want to learn something new.
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