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REVIEW: ‘Wishing on a Stopgap’ by Newcastle University Theatre Society

2 Stars

Sometimes, shows have a promising premise or story but are, for whatever reason, unable to execute it satisfactorily. Wishing on a Stopgap is, I fear, one of these shows.

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2⭐ · Fringe Reviews 2017 · Reviews · Theatre Reviews

REVIEW: ‘Communism: The Musical!’ by Lancaster Offshoots

2 Stars

Communism: The Musical has a disclaimer at the end of the description on its flyers that reads “May not contain actual communism”. That’s all well and good but, the trouble is, it has very little to do with anything else either. I understand that the general point of the show is that it is irreverent, over-the-top, and highly meta but still, the lack of a coherent central point is a real detriment to this production.

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