A musical stage adaptation of the comedy film which follows failing record store owner Rob Gordon.
London record store owner, Rob Gordon, is an expert in all things music but knows comparatively little when it comes to understanding women. A charming musical stage adaptation of the 2000 film with music by Tony Award-winning composer, Tom Kitt.
Tom Jackson Greaves stages set pieces with verve and dash and his ensemble is terrifically well-drilled. It’s a mixed-bag mix-tape of a show, then: diverting enough, but unlikely to make anyone’s top five.'
Bittersweet novel becomes brash and juvenile musical...If you want a simple-minded tale with a feelgood, hand-clapping finale, feel free to waste your money. Otherwise stay at home and re-read the book.'
Music is what drives High Fidelity... The problem, though, is that while the resulting production makes constant reference to some of the best music ever created, it’s hampered by a bland pop score.'