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Baddies: The Musical, Unicorn Theatre – Review

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Pros: An enjoyable, fun show.  Excellent cast and venue. Cons: Will not work if you are not familiar with the original Fairy Tales. The problem with seeing a family show on press night is that the ratio of adults to children can be a bit skewed. Happily, there were a couple of fairly large school groups attending on the night to balance out the adults and provide a noisy air of excitement. The production is perfect for this venue, but ...

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Romeo and Juliet, Steiner Theatre – Review

Credit: Larry Klatzko

Pros: An enjoyable version of the play at a reasonable price, in comfortable surroundings. Cons: Sometimes difficult to hear what was being said. I feel sure that just about everyone likely to read this is aware of the Romeo and Juliet story, so I will not go into any great plot detail (Spoiler Alert – they both die at the end). This production is an enjoyable and solid performance of the play without any messing about with the script (why ...

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