Moby Dick

The story of Moby Dick, set to the music of Debussy, directed by Morris Panych – we should have known we would not be enthusisatic fans. But we went to see it because w e have a policy of seeing everything presented at the Studio. This is where the risks should be taken and sometimes they pay off big time, sometimes they don’t.
To be fair, the rest of the audience loved the performance, and it was well done. The staging was effective and the dancing was good. But here is my bias – when I go to the theatre, I expect to see a play, not a ballet. This was not even a great ballet – it was more a theatrical event than even a pure dance event.
So overall, I remain not a fan of Morris Panych. For the record, I also did not like “The Overcoat” which got such great reviews everywhere.


About cathyriggall

Theatre junkie, who thinks live theatre is the ultimate form of living on the edge. You never know what will happen when an actor steps on the stage.
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One Response to Moby Dick

  1. Keith says:

    Same for me in spades! Rarely has time moved so slowly!

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