Urinetown at Langham Court Theatre January 17-February 3, 2018. A review.

Urinetown at Langham Court Theatre January 17-February 3, 2018. A review. Fans of musical theatre are in for a treat with Urinetown, currently at Langham Court Theatre (January 17-February 3 2018)—a musical of musicals, replete with allusions to tropes, styles and stock characters, this cheeky take on a dire environmental catastrophe and concupiscent corporate greed is simply a delight.  Featuring a large cast of 26 with stellar principals and … [Read more...]

One Man Two Guvnors at Langham Court Theatre January 20-February 4, 2017. A review.

One Man, Two Guvnors at Langham Court Theatre January 18-February 4, 2017. A review. After a particularly charged day in world affairs, opening night of One Man, Two Guvnors at Langham Court Theatre provided much needed relief and silliness—a perfect night for audiences who simply want to go to the theatre to relax and laugh copiously. It takes a steady hand and firm grasp to bring ages-old techniques of improvisation into the modern world … [Read more...]

The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Langham Court Theatre March 4-21, 2015. A review.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Langham Court Theatre March 4-21, 2015. A review I never had the chance to see Jerry Gosley’s legendary Smile Show (which played in Victoria for over 40 years until the 1970s) but I’m sure his legacy is in good hands after seeing The Mystery of Edwin Drood at Langham Court Theatre (March 4-21, 2015). Drood (the original title of Rupert Holmes’ 1985 musical) is quick-witted, high-energy, expertly  executed, fast … [Read more...]

Cabaret at Langham Court Theatre. A review.

Life is a cabaret—or is it?  There is plenty to ponder amid the hummable songs and intricate dance numbers of Cabaret currently playing at Langham Court Theatre to sold-out houses (January 15-February 1, 2014). At heart, Cabaret is the classic tale of a young American (Griffin Lea as Cliff Bradshaw) bound for Europe and adventure.  Set in Berlin during the heady and decadent between-wars time of the WeimarRepublic, this on-the-surface … [Read more...]

Giggling Iguana presents: 1.9.8.4. by David Elendune. A review

1.9.8.4. by Giggling Iguana, currently playing at Intrepid Theatre Club until December 2nd, is harrowing, terrifying, risk-taking theatre that is definitely not for the faint of heart. Lovers of psychological thrillers and horror flicks will surely appreciate the significant work done by this ensemble, under the careful guidance of seasoned director Roger Carr. Actors walk a constant tight rope – not only in their stage personas, but with the … [Read more...]