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Musical review: Innamorati by Toy Factory Productions

Published on Jul 26, 2014 11:43 PM
 

Drama Centre Theatre/Last Friday

It is a tale that has been done to death: An aspiring musician wants to make it big, but en route to stardom has to battle rejection, misunderstanding and self-doubt.

Toy Factory Productions' Innamorati takes this prosaic formula, and multiplies it sevenfold.

The result is a production which suffocates under the weight of its own ambition. Each character does not have the space to develop into anything more than a skimpy cardboard caricature, which is a pity given the potential of some of their stories.

 
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