Valentino Impotent

Braggs 14 February 2009 4

I knew I should have gone and had a sitting with the Fringe Festival’s Esmerelda the Clairvoyant outside the Canberra Theatre this evening. I’m sure she would have forewarned me of the dangers of flirting with Valentino.

What a shocker!

The direction was non existant, the plot well disguised, the canned music lack-lustre and the only part that kept me interested was guessing when Normie Rowe was going to forget his next line, but I even got bored with this, as it was a frequent occurence!

To be fair the dancers worked hard but there was very little substance to hold the show together. And a tip for the lighting guys…put the spot where the actor is, not where he’s just been!

The show moves on to Newcastle, Wollongong Sydney and Melbourne next but I fail to see it seducing any audience.


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4 Responses to Valentino Impotent
monomania monomania 5:45 pm 15 Feb 09

I thought that Braggs overrated this show. The singers and dancers performed as if they knew it was the dud it was.

poptop poptop 11:04 am 15 Feb 09

When the Canberra Theatre kept sending out perky reminders and then discount tickets I assumed there was a message and the message was “Avoid this show”.

Thanks for the confirmation, Braggs!

Pandy Pandy 1:20 am 15 Feb 09

So u rekon it waz shite? Go figure.

scootergal scootergal 11:57 pm 14 Feb 09

Awww don’t knock Normie Rowe, he’s my 5th cousin!! He may be a has been but at least he tried to punch Ron casey out.

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