Swan Lake is a bold, dynamic and clever interpretation. Bourne throws in elements of jazz, modern dance, Latin (including an energetic paso doble set to Tchaikovsky’s Spanish Dance) as well as ballroom and folk.
Nothing quite adds a sense of reality to a “night in the woods” like a
diegetic thrum of real cicadas. At one point a chorus of kookaburras
struck up, as if perfectly on cue to provide a fanfare for Titania’s
Detailing the travails of an inept handful of (very) small-time mobsters who run afoul of the real thing, Mojo
gives us an entertaining vision of a 1958 London obsessed with imported
Rock & Roll and American fashions, yet still profoundly British
almost to the point of caricature.
with bouncy banter including every ludicrous Aussie-vernacular-cliché
under our collective sunburnt brow, The Glass Boat loosely themes itself on
time-travel, Christmas and a mental institution.