The Curious Case of Benjamin Button at Southwark Playhouse, SE1 review - News Summed Up

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button at Southwark Playhouse, SE1 review


★★☆☆☆To judge from the ecstatic audience reaction to this musical version of F Scott Fitzgerald’s life-lived-backwards short story, it could go on to be a hit. I get the appeal, even if I didn’t really enjoy the show. Compton and his songwriter, Darren Clark, dish out plenty of Mumford and Sons-ish folk songs. It left me unmoved, though. This is a modern myth, Compton argues, it can take reinvention.


Source: The Times May 19, 2019 23:03 UTC



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