Tag : chloe-louise saunders

LAAMPS Shake, Rattle and Roll In Their Playful Performance of All Shook Up

8 months ago / 0 comments

With endless humour, playfulness, and enough hip-thrusting to last you until next year, LAMMPS’ All Shook Up makes for a fun filled night. We begin in a small town where life plods along day-to-day: everyone knows everyone and fun is practically banned. Enter Chad, a young, energetically-hipped free spirit, who … Read More

Woke Review

1 year ago / 0 comments

In a mesmerising blend of beatbox, rap, spoken word and soliloquy, Testament (Andy Brooks) brings together hip hop and feminism. The show is self-aware, ironic, and painfully honest. It’s an example of how much can be done with a one-man show; in this case, an important account of one person’s … Read More

Queen of Chapeltown Review

1 year ago / 0 comments

Chloe-Louise Saunders investigates the beginnings of Leeds West Indian Carnival through West Yorkshire Playhouse’s performance of Queen of Chapeltown.  As Colin Grant’s Queen of Chapeltown reaches its climax, Elexi Walker flaunts a sparkling feathered dress against a jaw-dropping background. It is not only a bold and charming tableau, but a … Read More

NT Salome Review

1 year ago / 0 comments

Chloe-Louise Saunders recounts the National Theatre’s immersive and intense take on Wilde’s late Victorian tale – while vibrant and nuanced, is this a play where less is more? It’s a Saturday night, my red wine is in my hand (what I believe to be a perfect aesthetic representation of what … Read More

Review: Merrily We Roll Along

2 years ago / 0 comments

In distinctive Sondheim style, Merrily We Roll Along is a deliciously wordy musical, rich with striking and entrancing lyrics. Music Theatre Society took on this cautionary story of friendship and change with gusto, beautifully constructing a show which leaves its audience with a bittersweet taste. The musical begins with a … Read More