Author: Cameron Steen

LUST Presents: Sweeney Todd – A Review

Image Courtesy of Mike Suffield As an active member of performing arts societies at The University of Liverpool, I know the satisfaction of working hard for a big reaction and the joy of watching someone else’s hard work pay off. From the minimalist set successfully welcoming us to London, to the barber’s chair that Sweeney uses to dispose of his victims; the entire feel of the musical is a testament to the joyous pay off performing arts societies can achieve with a little bit of time and a great deal of effort. Sweeney Todd and Mrs Lovett (Tom Doyle...

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The Witches – A Review

Passing the luxuriously apparelled new Everyman Theatre, the sight of Quentin Blake’s artwork popping off its columns greeted one like an old friend. David Wood’s adaption of The Witches advertised the imagination Roald Dahl’s quaint stories and Blake’s iconic sketches embodied. Roald Dahl himself once said, “a little nonsense now and then is cherished by the wisest man,” “nonsense” whole-heartedly embraced by the public, who attended in fancy dress. The Everyman geared the play towards children, evidenced by the children scampering through the bar, absorbed in their in-programme treasure hunts. However, I couldn’t help but look at their website advertising The...

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