Tag Archives: Hampstead Theatre

Jakob Lenz, English National Opera, ENO, Hampstead Theatre, April 2012

It’s not often you see the main performer in an opera fall into deep water on stage. In fact I’m sure I’ve never seen such a thing before, and this was not metaphorical water. It was the real thing, and Andrew Shore gave a remarkable performance as the eponymous character. Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz was …

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Salome, by Oscar Wilde, Richmond Theatre, May 2010

Everything is played at top intensity, but I would have preferred the introspective moments to be taken more calmly.

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