Did the play blow me away or suddenly shine a beacon of light on some revolutionary original meaning? No, it did not. However, I am not sure it is meant to; in fact, I think that anyone waiting for that is perhaps also waiting for Godot. ***
What could have been a real middle finger moment at misogyny turned into a medley of melodramatic moments***
If you're a drinker I advise grabbing a few beers for the show, because it's thirsty work keeping up with a smashed Shakespearean ****
Junkyard is fun, rebellious, and unapologetically honest. An almost completely anti-musical musical and for that I love it. ****
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ An epic in all senses of the word, My Brilliant Friend is a compelling, often heartbreaking story which will draw you in from the moment you sit down.
'Vicious, vindictive and vitriolic, it's not an easy watch, but it is an exhilarating one'
In an ideal world this play should feel outdated, and yet it feels more poignant than ever.