The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – King’s Theatre

Original Text by Washington Irving Adapted by Philip Meeks Directed by Jake Smith ★★ So... Art is subjective, as is tone. Horror is another avenue in which the prickling frights of jump scares and spooks may shiver one’s spine and tickle the funny bone of another. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, a gargantuan classic of American … Continue reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – King’s Theatre

The Soldier’s Tale – Edinburgh International Festival

Written by Igor Stravinsky ★★★★ Lue, jouée et dansée (to be read, played, and danced) – the only manner in which Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale is to be shared, or so they say. It is a darkly humorous story of Faustian bargains and the value of both simplicity and the heart. Nicola Benedetti’s closing performance as the Edinburgh International Festival’s artist in … Continue reading The Soldier’s Tale – Edinburgh International Festival