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The Book Thief — a movie by Brian Percival

 As much as one can’t help perpetuating the practice, books and movies, even of works bearing the same title and telling the same story, should not be compared.       Books … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cinderella: A Musical Panto — People’s Light & Theatre Company

 Pantos are tricky. They have to contain enough slapstick, simplicity, and story familiarity to entertain children while being arch enough, and often topical enough, to amuse adults.          “Cinderella: A … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat — Media Theatre

      From its title, you know that Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice had fun writing and assembling “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” One of the last things the … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

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