Home / Tag Archives: Daniel O’Brien

Tag Archives: Daniel O’Brien

Sleeping Beauty – Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Sleeping Beauty - TR, Wakefield

Writer: Daniel O’Brien (aka Colin Blumenau) Director: Rhiannon Hannon Musical Director: Jim Lunt Designer: Mark Walters Reviewer: Ron Simpson Wakefield Theatre Royal pantomimes have, in recent years, gained a deserved reputation for quality entertainment. Scripts are intelligent as well as silly, tradition and the narrative are equally respected, productions values are excellent and an engaging mix of the homely and ...

Read More »

What Will Have Been – Norfolk And Norwich Festival

Created by:Yaron Lifschitzwith theCirca Ensemble Director:Yaron Lifschitz Reviewer: Glen Pearce   While some circus groups such as Cirque du Soleil strive constantly for the next big special effect to make their shows more spectacular, Yaron Lifschitz and his Circa ensemble have returned to the basics with their latest work, What Will Have Been. Performed in the round and on a ...

Read More »

Rapunzel And The Rascal Prince – Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Writer: Daniel O’Brien Music and Lyrics: Rebbeca Applin Director: Abigail Anderson Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating: 2.5] In the country’s only surviving working Georgian playhouse, panto is always something of traditional affair. No reality TV stars here, instead a good ‘old-fashioned’ family outing. This year, though, the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds seems to rattle that traditional tag slightly. First the ...

Read More »