Ingeniously set in Las Vegas, Shakespeare’s controversial play is restaged at the Almeida following a successful RSC run.
“Portia’s casket test – where suitors have to choose lead, silver or gold to win her hand – is cleverly set to camera in a kind of dystopian daytime TV gossip show mash of Hunger Games and Deal or No Deal. ”
Tom Foot, Camden Review
Based on the novel by Charles Kingsley which later became a film, Water Babies was redeveloped into a musical by the talented Ed Curtis.
“The video design by Jack Henry James also adds another dimension and is used very effectively.”
Jenny Antill, http://www.broadwayworld.com
“some breathtaking projection work from Jack Henry James”
There Ought to be Clowns