Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews a gender-bending ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’

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  How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying  ★★★★ Southwark Playhouse , London  Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows’ Tony award-winning How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying has been reinvigorated at the Southwark Playhouse with a new take on its satirical roots. It embraces the charmingly cartoonish nature of its original caricatures whilst … Continue reading

Queerguru’s ANDREW HEBDEN reviews PUBLIC DOMAIN online from London’s Stayhouse

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    Public Domain ☆☆☆ Stayhouse, London While some theatres have met the challenge of streaming during the pandemic by transferring their standard content to online Southwark Playhouse (or Stayhouse as they now call themselves) have done their version of the “Little Engine that Could” by producing a new musical that embraces the creative opportunity … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews WINDFALL ‘a jack-in-the-box comedy’ @ Southwark Playhouse, London

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Windfall ★★★★ Southwark Playhouse Borough   Windfall is a jack-in-the-box of a comedy, but in the first half, you don’t know it. It unwinds in an amusing but restrained way with glimpses of something more compelling beneath the surface, then in the second half, it leaps out at you. A manic, blade-wielding clown from a … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden tells us Dumbledore is SO GAY!

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      Dumbledore Is So Gay ☆☆☆☆ Southwark Playhouse, London First, let us reassure you, JK Rowling has not participated in, or endorsed this play. The title Dumbledore is so Gay is one of many references to the obsessions of the play’s hero, Jack (Alex Britt) a fanboy of the wizarding world. There is … Continue reading

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