Damn Yankees, Landor Theatre

Damn YankeesThis uplifting tale of the little team that could finds a natural home in Clapham’s intimate venue, even if its buoyant, youthful cast threatens to burst through the walls during Robbie O’Reilly’s action-packed ensemble numbers.

Adler and Ross’s 1955 musical is a swing and a miss story wise – its simplistic retelling of the Faust legend via an underdog baseball team has plot holes large enough to drive a tank through, and the media satire is tame by today’s standards – but its dulcet score offers a pleasant base for jazz hands and sonorous sentiment.

Read my full Dance Today magazine review here

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