The Millionairess

We have seen at least two previous productions of this Shaw play and enjoyed them all. This year’s version is certainly one of the best.
Nicole Underhay is wonderful in Shaw’s opinionated, glamourous and determined heroine roles. There was not a woman in the audience who did not want to have her costumes and the body to wear them. Robin Evan Willis is almost as good as the practical other woman, Polly.
The men in the play are excellent, but there is no doubt they have to work hard to keep up with the women, as their parts are just not as solid.
Lots of fun and not as overly wordy as some ofmShaw’s plays can be.

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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 The Millionairess

  1. Keith Potter says:

    Okay, it might not be great Shaw – but it is a lot of fun.
    This version had great sets and costumes to support the thin plot, but the play lives or dies with the performance of the actress playing Epifania. In this production, Underhay seems to be having a good time, and makes sure the audience does too.

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