Entries Categorized as 'Shows'

Lion King

Date February 11, 2010

Mainstream musicals, as in typical feelgood family entertainment, are usually not my cup of tea. Yet when I was offered a reduced best available seat for Disney’s Lion King, I instantly accepted. How could I not? Lion King has a robust reputation and a number of followers, and even though it is understandably appealing to [...]

Three Sisters

Date February 6, 2010

A night of Chekov in Hammersmith. I like the Lyric Hammersmith, it is a modern theatre with an old-ish feel. With 550 seats, it is already quite big, yet not as big as the prime Westend venues, you are never too far from the stage, ensuring good viewing positions even in the back rows. And [...]

Misanthrope

Date January 20, 2010

I admit: we went to see the Misanthrope because of Keira Knightley. Well, not exclusively, because the prospect of experiencing Martin Crimp’s version of Molière was an appealing idea, too. And appealing it was.
I am usually not prepared to pay full-price tickets for the best seats in the theatre, especially when those seats are within [...]