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Review of Caroline or Change by Tony Kushner & Jeanine Tesori, at Chichester Minerva Theatre. So here’s the conundrum. It’s garnered 4 and 5 star reviews across the board. This performance, was a full house. Every seat taken. After the interval, we counted 27 empty seats. So why? Fantastic singing cast, led by Sharon D. Clarke … but for me? I really didn’t like it.

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Review of the National Theatre production of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus, (LINKED) with an orchestra on stage, six opera singers, Lucian Msamati as Salieri and Adam Gillen as Mozart. A full five star production if there ever was one.

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Review of The Winter’s Tale at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse added. It was fascinating how removing extraneous concepts and reverting to a dark, candlelit Jacobean theatre made fresh sense of the play.

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Review of John Ford’s ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe. A first-rate production opening the winter indoor season. The second production I’ve seen of this play this year.

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