"the gross and scope of my opinion ..." Hamlet I,1.
Monday, June 25, 2012
WHEN CHILDREN RULE THE WORLD
CHILDREN RULE THE WORLD
Talent at The Cramphorn Theatre
been an amazing year for Tomorrow's Talent. Their CM1 Glee Club made
the national finals on the BBC, and they have alumni in Matilda,
Singin' in the Rain, Shrek and Oliver.
summer showcase celebrated those successes, with impressive unplugged
spots from the Glee crowd, and Isobelle Molloy reprising an affecting
circus fairytale from Matilda.
it was also an opportunity for every student to strut their stuff and
show what they can do under performance pressure. So the bedtime
story was followed by Hushabye Mountain – lovely choral singing
directed by MD Kris Rawlinson. There were intimate individual
moments, like Erin Jacobs' choirgirl confession, and big production
numbers, like the appropriate triple threat scene from Fame, a
cleverly devised "book" sequence, the title song [from
Whistle Down the Wind], a snippet from Cats, an exhausting burst of
Hairspray, and that classic exit number, So Long Farewell from The
Sound of Music.
from the tiniest to the tallest, showed commendable discipline and
stagecraft, making for a very entertaining hour in the Cramphorn,
by Gavin Wilkinson and directed by Emma Tapley.
Senior Group are presenting Rent in the Civic next month, and we were
treated to a tantalizing trailer – Seasons of Love - amazing even