Aladdin Jr Dramacube Productions at Hampton Hill Theatre
Hampton Hill Theatre - 01 April 2019
Review by Didie Bucknall
Saturday night and the stage at Hampton Hill Theatre fairly fizzled with energy, the young cast of Dramacube’s Aladdin Jr cheered on by an appreciative audience comprising chiefly of friends and families.
It is good to see that the performing arts are thriving in the Richmond area with so many young people being involved in singing acting and dancing. Dramacube Productions provides students under 16 years old with an opportunity to perform in full scale musical theatre shows. Eight performances of Aladdin Jr were given over three days involving five teams, two from Hampton Hill and three from Twickenham. Each team comprising 18 to 24 young people. (The amount of organisation and rehearsal involved to achieve this is mind boggling.)
It would be invidious to single out any individual performers, but the principal actors sang and danced with great stage presence. There were plenty of laughs, some intentional and some unintentional. The pace was good and characterisation largely well sustained.
With the cast so enjoying themselves, this enjoyment reached out to the audience … …
Read Didie Bucknall’s full review at www.markaspen.com/2019/03/30/aladdin-jr
Photography courtesy of Dramacube Productions
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