CAGES London Reviews and Tickets

(50 Ratings)
Members say
Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Enchanting

About the Show

A new musical event that combines video, animation, live performance & music.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (50)

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159 Reviews | 20 Followers
Ambitious, Great staging, Quirky, Refreshing, Riveting

See it if You like plays with modern technology

Don't see it if You dont like musicals or one man shows with digital characters

57 Reviews | 4 Followers
Must see, Intelligent, Great staging, Exquisite, Clever

See it if You want to see something new and really innovative

Don't see it if You want to have a live orchestra or live singing.

26 Reviews | 2 Followers
Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if Imagine Fritz Lang, Tim Burton and Terry Gilliam birthed a surreal gothic pop musical. This is an experience as much as it is a show.

Don't see it if If you like traditional old fashioned musicals then this may not be for you. Also avoid if sensitive to strobe Read more

30 Reviews | 1 Follower
Enchanting, Confusing, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like fever dreams or looking for something totally different

Don't see it if You want something normal as this is far from it

25 Reviews | 0 Followers
Emotional, Different, Clever, Ambitious, Unique

See it if You like dystopian narratives, special effects, creativity, want something different that you’re unlikely to have seen anything similar to.

Don't see it if You lack patience. It seemed quite long Read more

34 Reviews | 1 Follower
Intelligent, Great staging, Excruciating, Edgy, Unique

See it if You like 3D holograms, rock music and dystopia worlds.

Don't see it if You think it's just another soppy love cliche.

44 Reviews | 1 Follower
Quirky, Edgy, Dizzying, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if You’re looking for something different. Some cool staging and catchy songs. Some immersive elements.

Don't see it if You’re looking for a ‘traditional musical’. It’s weird and takes a lot of putting aside expectations. Can’t decide if I liked it!

37 Reviews | 0 Followers
Edgy, Quirky, Disappointing, Lazy

See it if You want to see a movie instead of a theatre show…

Don't see it if You want a fully flushed ensemble, plot and musical numbers. Read more

Critic Reviews (4)

The Times (UK)
September 22nd, 2022

"A good deal of technical wizardry has been thrown at the project, yet very little effort seems to have gone into the storytelling."
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All That Dazzles (UK)
September 23rd, 2022

"While I appreciate how clever and well-conceived Cages it, personally it didn’t quite land for me. It lacked a personal connection, perhaps due to the main characters not being able to share a chemistry on account of one being absent."
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The Guardian (UK)
September 23rd, 2022

"The love story feels bloodless when it depends on hitting marks and matching sight-lines, rather than old-fashioned chemistry and rapport."
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The Stage (UK)
September 26th, 2022

"The technology of 'Cages' replaces, rather than enhances, the essence of theatre and the very reason we go to it: to see talented people tell interesting stories and, well, to feel something."
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