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Review: Music Theatre Society Presents Bare

1 month ago / 0 comments

In Music Theatre Society’s Bare,  directed by James Marsh, a group of Catholic school students navigate the complexities of their faith along with their own coming-of-age woes, dealing with themes like teenage pregnancy, drug use, sexuality and bullying. Along with more conventional and at times predictable plot points, fear not: … Read More

Urinetown Review

2 months ago / 0 comments

With a name like Urinetown the last thing you would expect is subtlety; LUU Music Theatre Society’s production certainly lived up to that expectation. Despite mocking the genre of musical in general, there are few areas of society that escape the play’s scathing satire. Set in a dystopia where an … Read More

LUU Music Theatre Society’s ‘RENT’ Brings A Classic To Life

11 months ago / 0 comments

RENT is one of my favourite musicals, so when I found out the Music Theatre Society was performing it I was excited to see their take. For those unfamiliar with the Broadway hit, RENT tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists living in New York City in … Read More

Made In Dagenham: A Laugh and A Kick All At Once

1 year ago / 0 comments

Made In Dagenham, about Ford women’s strike, is driven by laughs while also kicking your heart into gear. Amidst a world where globalisation has led to cruel companies exploiting their workers and arguably women have more to fear in the workplace than ever before, it would be understandable to feel … 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

Review: MT’s Little Shop of Horrors – emotional and enjoyable

2 years ago / 0 comments

Little Shop of Horrors is the latest musical put on by the LUU Music Theatre Society, who prove yet again that they’re more than capable of putting on a fun, enjoyable, and impressive show. The musical follows two employees of Mister Mushnik’s Flower Shop, a failing business located in grimy, … Read More

‘Turning Thirty’ and ‘Confessions’ Review – a bargain night of entertainment

2 years ago / 0 comments

Turning Thirty – A melting pot of comedy in many forms Disastrous relationships spiral out of control at a disastrous 30th birthday. Turning 30 joins Adam (Zac Cohen) as he prepares a birthday meal for his 3 colourful friends and nymphomaniac brother. Centrally, Turning 30 deals with addictions, ranging from Kardashians … Read More