Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Rather than trying to mitigate the outlandishness and supremely dodgy sexual politics of this classic American musical, Rachel Kavanaugh’s smartly knowing production makes its absurdity a giddy virtue. A 1954 MGM Golden Age oddity adapted for stage in 1978, it loosely transposes the Roman rape of the Sabine women to 1850s Oregon, where eligible gals are scarce.

Read my full Dance Today magazine review here

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