And so first kudos in this review belong to Costume Designer Theresa Ham and the team of Paramount wardrobers, among the hardest working folks in the biz.
Archives for November 2019
In light of distressing news and large shifts in the culture of our society, Dickens’ work is now more essential than ever. Kindness is invaluable, and this production overflows with warmth and tenderness.
For a one-act of such obviously colossal scope and ambition — for a composer’s operatic debut, at that — Everest is freakishly assured, and, as it transpires, justifiably so.
Norris tackles the infamous belting tessitura of “Tomorrow” with fabulous technique and an innate musical sense.
Emilie Lynn is practically perfect as the enigmatic and magical Mary Poppins. Her high soprano voice alludes to the lilting soprano of the inimitable Andrews, while also leaving no doubt that she, too, is a “Mary that we love.”