A zany, satirical take on the Victorian gothic romance, with overt nods to the Brontë sisters.
Jo Litson is a freelance arts writer and the arts editor and theatre reviewer for Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph. During a 25-year career she has been a contributor to publications including The Australian, The Bulletin, Limelight magazine, the Qantas magazine, POL Oxygen and the Sydney Theatre Company’s Backstage magazine among many others.
This comedy about an inept amateur production feels a bit predictable, but there’s still fun to be had along the way.
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