Murder Ballads. 31.10.19

Murder Ballads, Waterside  Arts Centre. Writer: Gerry Smyth Director: Ellie Hurt Adapted from the Murder Ballads by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Reviewed on behalf of The Reviews Hub 4 stars After a very successful run at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, Sale hosts Murder Ballads, rather appropriately, on All Hallows Eve. According to one internet […]

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Under Three Moons. 26.9.19

Under Three Moons – The Studio, The Lowry Director: Adam Quayle Writer: Daniel Kanaber 5 stars! Theatre company Box of Tricks have earned quite the reputation for putting on productions with a heartbeat and, more importantly, a soul. Real stories about real people, which seem to tap into our conscience. New Production from writer Daniel […]

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Motown the musical 19.9.19

Motown: The Musical – Empire Theatre, Liverpool Book: Berry Gordy Music and Lyrics: The Legendary Motown Catalogue Director: Charles Randolph-Wright Musical Supervision & Arrangements: Ethan Popp. Originally reviewed on behalf of Reviews Hub If you can cherry pick from a back catalogue of one of the most successful record labels in popular music, a label […]

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Rain Man 11.03.19

Rain Man – The Lyric Theatre, The Lowry  Director: Jonathan O Boyle  Writer:  Dan Gordon  Original Screenplay by: Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow  Originally reviewed on behalf of Reviews Hub. Back in 1988 Barry Levinson directed the hugely commercial and critically successful film Rain Man. The film was a vehicle for Hollywood heavyweights Dustin Hoffman […]

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