The Review Chap’s August Review 2018 including Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Lehman Trilogy, Kinky Boots and many more
The Review Chap’s August Review 2018
Here are some brief thoughts and stars for the shows seen in August. Some shows have been reviewed more fully already, and some may appear in the future.
☆★★★★ Knights of the Rose – A cult classic in the making with some tremendous performances and stunning singing, cleverly directed and choreographed by Racky Plews.
☆☆★★★ Give My Regards to Broadway – Ciao!
☆★★★★The King and I – see review
★★★★★ Lieutenant of Inishmore – Glorious black comedy with stunning performances from a wonderful ensemble led by Aidan Turner.
★★★★★ The Glenn Miller Story – see review
☆★★★★ Around the World in Eighty Days – see review
★★★★★ Silk Road – see review
★★★★★ I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical – see review
★★★★★The Jungle – see review
★★★★★The Lehman Trilogy – The National Theatre at its wonderful best. Three hours of exquisite joy!
★★★★★Little Shop of Horrors – see review
★★★★★Allelujah! – Brilliantly funny dark comedy by Alan Bennett with a star-studded company who surprisingly sing and dance too!
★★★★★Kinky Boots – Pure Broadway musical razzmatazz!
☆☆★★★The Beautiful Game – A forensic investigation into the world of women’s football. More masterclass than true drama!Looking forward to next month with Luke Bayer at the Crazy Coqs, Saturday Night Fever, Six, Heathers, Salad Days, Summer Holiday and, no doubt, many more along the way!