theatre reviews

The Mozart Question ★★★★

The Mozart Question ★★★★

“Secrets are lies by another name” is the arresting statement at the heart of The Mozart Question, which explores the corrosive legacy of survivor guilt and the redemptive power of music. The novel, by former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo, provides a way into talking about the…

Jew…ish ★★★★

Jew…ish ★★★★

Max, the Jewish half of this energetic black comedy, bounds on stage, somewhat startling a middle-aged woman in the front row. He immediately launches into a delightfully sardonic and uplifting funk-inspired opening number about being Jewish, complete with rhyming couplets and…