Reviews for Movin' Out

  1. Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel musical in Movin' Out at Apollo, Victoria

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Tuesday 18 April 2006Performance ongoing

    “the dance is terrific. Tharp’s kids – and, really, this show is all about the guys – kick up a storm.” 

  2. Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel musical in Movin' Out at Apollo, Victoria

    Press Review Alastair Macaulay , Financial Times, Tuesday 18 April 2006Performance Ongoing

    “The plot is a thinner excuse for dancing than the feeblest 19th-century ballet, and there are as many examples of virtuoso spinning and jumping and acrobatics as are to be found in entire ballet galas.”  

  3. Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel musical in Movin' Out at Apollo, Victoria

    Press Review Charles Spenser, Telegraph, Wednesday 12 April 2006Performance ongoing

    ‘Sensitive ballet fans will doubtless find Movin’ Out appallingly loud and vulgar, but anyone with a passion for popular culture at its electrifying best will have an absolute blast.’ 

  4. Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel musical in Movin' Out at Apollo, Victoria

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Wednesday 12 April 2006Performance ongoing

    ‘For all the vaunted bittersweet lyricism of Joel’s songs, the music is too monochrome to force Tharp into any profound exploration of her material.’  

  5. Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel musical in Movin' Out at Apollo, Victoria

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Wednesday 12 April 2006Performance ongoing

    ‘..her dances here are music-theatre clichés, plus the odd ballet convention.’  

  6. Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel musical in Movin' Out at Apollo, Victoria

    Press Review Debra Craine, The Times, Wednesday 12 April 2006Performance ongoing

    ‘It’s the best show dancing in town’  

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