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Pictures of Dorian Gray, Jermyn Street Theatre – Review

Following the beautiful Dorian Gray this famous tale of vanity and Victorian “morals” is turned on its head when we have a buffet like selection of choice. With 4 alternative versions, the four actors change roles daily in various configurations in an imaginative gender-bending take on the story. Tonight I had a gloriously complex portrayal of Dorian from Helen Reuben, providing all the joys and contrast of a female protagonist, and equally as fascinating was Augustina Seymour’s Sybil Vane. This ...

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Dorian Gray, King’s Head Theatre – Review

Pros: An almost uniformly strong cast carries the production with great enthusiasm. Plus there are good songs and music, and innovative audience interaction.  Cons: A lacklustre performance from the title role lets down an otherwise excellent show. You can tell the moment you enter the theatre that this is going to be no ordinary performance. The space is filled with a grand piano, a double bed, a sofa, armchairs and other Victorian pieces of furniture – all of which looks ...

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Dorian Gray, CLF Arts Café – Review

Oscar WildeAdapted by Poise Performance★★★ Pros: It looked great. Used dance and movement in a visually arresting way along with projections, music and art. Cons: Casting a woman as Henry Wotton fundamentally changed the nature of the story and the acting wasn’t up to scratch. Our Verdict: This is a new company with a solid foundation that, with careful development, will be one to watch. Courtesy of Poise Performance Taking place in CLF Café/Bussey Building in the middle of trendy ...

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