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 Post subject: Amaterasu
PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2001 12:21 am 
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<B>Amaterasu - Bleeding chunks of the bard</B><P>Despite interesting choreography from Cathy Marston, Ms Mackrell is not impresssed with this cultural pre-fab - Cathy had seen nothing of the other bits before the show. <P>By Judith Mackrell in The Guardian<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>What kind of folly is Amaterasu, the show just finishing its three-day run here? It's the kind that giant PR committee Mitsui is willing to pay many thousands of pounds for, even though it has no stage life after London. It's the kind that vaunts itself as an Anglo-Japanese showcase even though its idea of cultural relations is an international production team with absolutely no shared background or mission.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE> <P><BR><A HREF="http://www.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,3604,496846,00.html" TARGET=_blank><B>More...</B></A><p>[This message has been edited by Stuart Sweeney (edited May 26, 2001).]


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 Post subject: Re: Amaterasu
PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2001 10:44 pm 
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Amaterasu continues to be a disappointment, despite fabulous taiko drumming and an interesting dance section from Cathy Marston:<P><B>Eclipsed by the sun</B> <P>Dance theatre: The Sun Goddess outshines all in a noisy retelling of a Japanese legend, but she drums up too little passion <P><A HREF="http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/0,,62-2001180952,00.html" TARGET=_blank><B>ALLEN ROBERTSON's review in The Times</B></A><P>************************************<P><B>Awesomely silly, no matter which language it's in</B><P>Ismene Brown reviews Amaterasu, at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane <P><BR><A HREF="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=000148269364269&rtmo=lzbllvut&atmo=99999999&pg=/et/01/5/29/btama29.html" TARGET=_blank><B>Ismene Brown's review</B></A><P><p>[This message has been edited by Stuart Sweeney (edited May 29, 2001).]


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