George Watson’s College
Glammed-up girls in scanty outfits provide the backdrop to the George Watson’s College production of Cabaret, but this is a show which successfully balances its looks with great performances and a strong political message.
The harder they come, the harder they fall. And they came on pretty hard in the ancient city of Troy during the ten year siege recalled in the classic Greek myths. George Watson’s College’s engaging production of Simon Adorian’s The Trojans does not so much echo or reflect the political machinations of modern conflict, but depicts them in their vile brutality.
* * * George Watson’s College Review by Thom Dibdin Mature performances and excellent staging mark out the production of Rent (School Edition) staged by George Watson’s College. And maturity is certainly needed for such a close-to-the-bone show as Rent, set in New York’s bohemian Alphabet City in the mid-1990s among a group of struggling […]
* * * By Thom Dibdin George Watson’s College George Watson’s S6 Drama course have created a clear and, ultimately, powerful production of Shakespeare’s great tragedy of the end Julius Caesar’s reign. Director Alfonso Iannone has had no truck with modernity for the staging. This is period Rome, complete with flashy breastplates and red-plumed helmets. […]
* * * George Watson’s College By Thom Dibdin There is a genuine tune-hummer of a production of Evita up at George Watson’s College this week, one which is strong and forceful where it needs to be – but is also fully-rounded on the musical front. Minimal and unfussy staging makes good use of side-projected […]