Review of Lazarus Theatre’s The Beggar’s Opera

One of the first things the narrator says as the play starts is: “We’ve kept some things and changed some things and modernised the plot” and that’s exactly why this production of John Gay’s 1728 ballad opera The Beggar’s Opera fails to deliver. The director of the play, Ricky Dukes has also adapted it and … Read more Review of Lazarus Theatre’s The Beggar’s Opera

The House Of Usher at The Hope Theatre – Review

The evening started so well. As the audience entered the fifty seater auditorium, eerie music was playing, the walls were painted black and the three actors sat very still in three corners of the room – the stage was literally set for The House Of Usher – “The new gothic musical thriller”– spine tingling stuff! However, it was … Read more The House Of Usher at The Hope Theatre – Review