Scarred for Life

Scarred for Life

As we went into the wonderful venue that is the Lab at Queen’s Theatre, hospital-style hair nets were handed out. This method of blurring the lines between performance and real life pays off in spades due to the strength of the show itself. Being capable of eliciting anxiety, joy, and a whole gamut of emotions [...]

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Little shop… Little shoppa horrors… Little shop… Little shoppa terrors…   Oh right. The review! Without a doubt this has to be one of my favourite musicals. In saying that I am probably biased as I’ve seen three separate performances in the last three years.   The storyline follows the meek Seymour, an ex-street-urchin-come-shop-assistant at [...]

Scientology the Musical

Scientology the Musical

I have a blanket rule to always check out any show at the Fringe titled “____ the Musical”. This has so far always led to a good, entertaining 50 minute spectacle combining excellent original music and solid character performances parodying or mocking their subject. Scientology the Musical is no exception. Presented by local production group [...]