This re-imagined version of Alice brings much in terms of spectacle, but the actual show doesn’t live up to Lewis Carroll’s original.
The play with the unprintable name is a passionate, vivid and sometimes violent portrayal of people who at the best of times live disturbingly close to the edge of desperation.
Having moved across the pond, Sister Act offers enough wisecracks and high-energy production numbers to satisfy most members of the theatrical congregation.
The only thing that would keep someone awake through this show is how excruciatingly bad it is.
Now in its 77th year, this vintage musical gets a fresh, frothy production that proves it can be as effervescent as ever.
Devoted Beatles fans get an extended chance to relive the band’s glory days, from beginnings in Liverpool all the way through “Let It Be.”
Kathleen Marshall’s choreography manages to turn almost every production number into a showstopper.
A corny framing of the plot sets this eagerly anticipated musical up for a crash and burn that the actors have no chance to save.
Fortunately for those of us already well into adulthood, there is enough stardust in this show to keep us equally captivated.
While the singing and dancing are acting are quite good, someone forgot to put the same amount of effort into the plot.