The Stage Door Theatre: Marry Me a Little | Review

The Stage Door Theatre: Marry Me a Little | Review

Fraught romance, broken hearts, and faded glamour in Marry Me a Little make for an evening of light entertainment, but nothing more. The outtakes of Steven Sondheim’s music are somewhat awkwardly put together into a song cycle of passing love. Set in two cramped New York flats, the revue glances through the romance and emotional…

The Circle by Somerset Maugham at Richmond Theatre | Review

The Circle by Somerset Maugham at Richmond Theatre | Review

A drawing room drama doesn’t quite hit the mark, The Circle gives quaint new meaning while remaining underwhelming in substance. All parties are present, we are in an elegant country estate, a young married couple a dashing young traveller, and a mischievous old man set on righting ancient wrongs. You might be forgiven for thinking…

Metamorphosis at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre | Review

Metamorphosis at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre | Review

Poetry and impressive movement eventually fall short in this underwhelming adaptation of Kafka’s legendary expressionistic novella. It has its moments, but Lemn Sissay’s script doesn’t quite hit the mark in a modern reworking of Kafka’s work. Metamorphosis famously opens with Gregor Samsa waking up one day as a monstrous bug, insect, or vermin, take your…

Titans from Euripides Laskaridis at the Coronet Theatre

Titans from Euripides Laskaridis at the Coronet Theatre

A performance art piece that is just as absurd, and impenetrable as you could expect. Titans is an interesting, but eventually baffling piece of performance art that is not for everyone. Set before life on earth, two indescribable bodies stumble, dance and babble around the stage, trying to work out their relationship as things begin…