REVIEW: Grease, Dominion Theatre (2022)

A blissful time in America where everyone was happy. No wars to fight. Plenty of blue collar jobs and compliant women waiting for working class men. A time of no riots because there were no pressing social issues. And a time when a battered 1951 Ford wasn’t an environmental menace but a Babe Magnet.

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Ash Hunter as Heathcliff and Katy Owens as Isabella Linton (Photo: Steve Tanner)

REVIEW: Wuthering Heights, Lyttelton National Theatre (2022)

The figure with the whip is the West Yorkshire Moor itself, turned into a character in this powerful adaptation of Emily Bronte's masterpiece. But the hearts of people of Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights are lashed as much by their own emotions as their bodies are by the tempest. Hell is all too readily other people. Love hurts, Hope deludes, Happiness is rare, Death is all around.

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