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Pippin looks great … shame about the music – Sydney Morning Herald

The smoke and mirrors in this theatrical extravaganza cunningly disguise some songs that could be bad for your health.



The Leading Player is realised with boundless zest by Gabrielle McClinton.Credit:Brian Geach
Heading the pack is Leading Player, a cross between a ring-master, Shakespeare’s First Player and the Emcee from Cabaret, realised with boundless zest by Gabrielle McClinton. Then there are two characters that the writers could have leant on more: Fastrada and Berthe. The former is dazzlingly performed by Leslie Bell, who also sets the bar improbably high for the dancing, and the latter by a fearless and…

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