The blog

On The Town Reviews 01
Jun

By Open Air Theatre

Lizzy

The first reviews for On The Town are in and it’s official…this “stylish, sultry Manhattan musical is ONE HELLUVA SHOW” (The Times)

★★★★ “Director and choreographer Drew McOnie explores the work’s full balletic possibilities, and in Peter McKintosh the production has a set and costume designer who has a true artist’s way with colour.” (Radio Times)

★★★★ “The cast lunge, leap and pirouette as if their lives depended on it. In McOnie’s thrilling reinvention of Gabey’s dream ballet en route to Coney Island…the choreography is at its most passionate and it is fiercely ignited, punctuated and presented by Howard Hudson’s superbly imaginative lighting” (The Arts Desk)

★★★★ “McOnie’s choreography…has a freshly minted zing that captures the youthful, glad-to-be-alive exuberance of its protagonists.” (Guardian)

★★★★ ““McOnie’s exuberant work here is irresistible. A SMART, INFECTIOUS PRODUCTION” (Financial Times)

Read More | Book Tickets

Previous entries

Jesus Christ Superstar Transfers To The Barbican

7th Nov 2018

Our multi award-winning production returns.

The Royal Park's 2018 hedgehog survey findings are in

5th Oct 2018

Find out more about Regent’s Park’s vulnerable hedgehog population.

Celebrating 9 Years with Mousetrap Theatre projects

24th Sep 2018

We celebrate 9 years working with Mousetrap Theatre Projects.

Vicky Vox and Matt Willis Bring the Love on BUILD LDN

12th Sep 2018

Interview with Vicky Vox (Audrey II) and Matt Willis (Orin)

From one 'mean green mother' to another, Alien (15) screening Sun 9 Sep

5th Sep 2018

Ridley Scott’s cinematic masterpiece Alien will be screened in the Park this Sunday

View all entries

No Comments

Add a comment

Add a comment

Please note that all comments are moderated. Your email address will not be displayed and will never be shared with anyone.

(required)
(required)
(required)