42nd Street ★★★★★ / An American in Paris ★★★★✰ - Jann Parry reviews "42nd Street" and takes another look at "An American in Paris", this time with Ashley Day partnering Leanne Cope...
Tag - Busby Berkeley
While this is a generalization, it’s safe to say the most hotly anticipated work of the night was Pite’s Polaris, set to Adès’ work of the same name.
It's undoubtedly fun in Decouflé’s world... but you do start to wish someone would hold your hand through it for a while.
Christopher Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a showy affair...
I was suitably sent home happy.
Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella is one of the great ballets of the 20th century and a triumph of his career.
Don’t expect big emotional highs and lows or deeply defined characters, just a clear narration of a story that everyone knows. So if we judge it on these terms how does it do?
Tere O’Connor can be a frustrating choreographer. Look for structure and you’ll likely be thwarted, frustrated, or worse. Because it clearly is there, but you can’t understand it.