Archive for October 17th, 2006

The Tempest

The Tempest at The Tron in Glasgow promised much, with Paddy Cunneen directing a top Scottish cast. 

In the end, it was something of a disappointment.   Minimally set in, on and around a beached sea container out of which spews a grand piano, the actors tried their best to bring this to life.   Hampered by doubling parts and direction that paid scant attention to telling the story, there was far too much attention paid to excessive shouting and stage noises.

It could and should have been better than this:    a play to celebrate 25 years of theatre at the Tron.

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