Classic sings out with renewed vigour

carousel picHow do you solve a problem like a musical? Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ambitious Carousel seems tailor-made for expansive venues like the National Theatre, where Nicholas Hytner memorably revived this show in 1992: diminutive studios need not apply.

But conventional wisdom gets a robust refutation from Morphic Graffiti’s reimagining of the 1943 classic at east London’s intimate Arcola, proving that, with creative thinking, small venues can pack a mighty punch.

Read my full The Arts Desk review here

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