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The whiff of hamminess is never absent from the Zorro films and here both script and performances are endearingly alive to a sense of the ridiculous...The problem is that, aside from swaggering masculinity, the characters of the duelling antagonists feel more flimsily set up than the plywood facades of a spaghetti western. Full Review
One [of the issues] is the narrative pacing of Allan Knee’s book, which rather strips [Jo's] siblings of any meaningful development. While White does a sterling job ... it’s a shame that we don’t get more of the Little Women. Full Review
Vivienne Garnett’s production gives us a hostess who’s trying too hard and lacks any shred of self-awareness, but Kellie Shirley’s Bev veers ... towards a more naturalistic portrayal, and the play lacks some frisson as a result. Full Review