Rebecca Latham is a critic with A Younger Theatre. This account has been auto-generated, and does not indicate that this person is an active member of Show-Score.com. That said, if you "follow" this member, you will automatically be updated whenever s/he writes a new review.
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for a previous production "The transference of Murakami’s work from page to stage is a successful one in most parts. Where it fails to better the book is in its inability to authoritatively separate the dialogue from the previous medium. Watching the stage version, you can never escape the source material because of a dependency to use dialogue lifted directly from the book. In some ways this adds a level of poetry to the script, but mostly it feels as though the characters were limited by the dialogue. In its languag... Full Review
for a previous production "Director Jonathan Munby constructs his production to lend a sympathetic ear toward Shylock, and the famous speech, 'Hath not a Jew eyes?' is particularly sombre when unfolded using Pryce’s voice…Yet the production avoids too much melancholy by making the most of the humour, with light comedy in the form of mistaken identities and impossible suitors." Full Review