Renaissance giant and neglected partner

Renaissance giant and neglected partner

The close personal and deeply creative relationship between Renaissance giant Michelangelo of Florence [1475-1564] and the highly talented – but much neglected – Venetian artist Sebastiano del Pombio [1485-1547], is richly explored through 70 paintings, drawing and sculptures at National Gallery’s beautifully presented ‘Michelangelo and Sebastiano’ exhibition. It clearly shows their different styles, respectively their […]

Review: A new spin on Wonderland

Review: A new spin on Wonderland

Wonderland ** By Peter May It’s becoming quite hard to keep up with the countless re-workings of Lewis Carolls infamous story being churned out in theatre land these days. Following sell out seasons in Tampa, Texas and Tokyo arrives Wonderland as part of its first UK tour. Instead of Alice being the young girl she […]

Review: 42nd Street is an absolute toe tapping triumph!

Review: 42nd Street is an absolute toe tapping triumph!

42nd Street By Peter May ***** “Musical comedy – the most glorious words in the English language”. Not my words but of the character Julian Marsh utters mid way through this production. It would be hard to argue with that statement as this latest revival is positively stunning. From start to finish this toe tapping […]

Review: The Life at the Southwark Playhouse

Review:  The Life at the Southwark Playhouse

The Life **** By Peter May When you think of 42nd Street and Times Square you wouldn’t necessarily think of pimps and hookers. Set in the 1980’s before its regeneration, this engaging musical set amongst the seedy underworld of drugs and prostitution sheds some light on the characters that thrive (or at least try to) […]

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