Julian Fellowes

School of Rock Tour (9)

SCHOOL OF ROCK (National tour at the Academy of Music): Amiable mediocrity

Most things are destined to be average, even musicals that have managed to stay on Broadway for a couple of years.

mary-poppins-walnut-review

MARY POPPINS (Walnut): Flying between lightness and gravitas

In doing MARY POPPINS, a director has to decide between approaches: light and fantastical like the movie or darker like the book.