So are we to condemn The Drifters Girl because it is about exploited male singers or to commend it for giving its cast co-creation roles?
"No Woman No Cry" sees Gabrielle Brooks perform a real show stopper and in the splendid final songs is "Redemption Song", the inspirational words of which the audience know "the songs of freedom" with its contrasting folk-based rhythm. The gentle "Three Little Birds" follows with "every little thing gonna be alright" and its "don't worry" message . "One Love" calls for peace, unity and inclusion. "Could You be Loved" has a magical and irresistible vibe. To close is the title song of the show Get Up Stand Up! and yes we got up and stood up as I suspect they will every night for some years to come.
Various claims are made for Is God Is relating it to tragedy ancient and modern and the Spaghetti Western. The earliest is Greek tragedy, dealing with issues of a finely balanced question of right and wrong, often with divine intervention.