Rules for Playing Comedy: Choose Funny [1]

“… the code is more what you’d call ‘guidelines’ than actual rules.”—Geoffrey Rush,Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl A bit of common, but terrible, advice I see on playing comedy is to treat it the same as drama. There’s a grain of truth in that, but it’s a grain that’s embedded […]

London Theatre – III

Final installment of quick takes on London theatre shows. At last, the good stuff! [1] Matilda adapted by Dennis Kelly Another musical. Fortunately the songs are few and far between because, with one exception, they add little to the proceedings but some vocal and visual energy. The script is adapted from a short children’s novel […]