Monday 20 August 2012 | By Lucinda Al-Zoghbi
ED2012 Musicals Review: Part A (BottleTop Theatre Company)
As it opens with a number called ‘Beer Goggles’, you’re immediately glad that you didn’t bring your grandparents to Bottle Top Theatre Company’s show. They use a musical revue format to portray scenes which are all too familiar to the youth of today: drunken phone calls to an ex, bad conversations at house parties and embarrassing moves on the dance floor. These characters are cringe-worthy in every sense of the word, but it’s a different story for the actors, whose beautiful harmonies, clear projection and stage presence held the audience rapt. This six-piece ensemble deserved all the whooping and cheering they got from the audience; if this is Part A, when can we expect the next instalment?
theSpace @ Surgeons’ Hall, 13-25 Aug, 8.25pm
tw rating 5/5 | [Lucinda Al-Zoghbi]