ANYONE CAN WHISTLE
music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Arthur Laurents.
Jermyn Street Theatre 16b Jermyn Street SW1Y 6ST to 17 April 2010
Tue-Sat 7.30pm, Mat Sat & Sun 3.30pm.
Runs 2hr 15mins One interval.
TICKETS: 020 7287 2875.
Review: Geoff Ambler 17 March.
Distinctive Sondheim and Jermyn Street musical excellence.
Though among his earlier works Anyone Can Whistle already exudes Stephen SondheimÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™s distinctive flavour. It is however a complex work, LaurentsÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™ book steeped in Brechtian drama. Its first Broadway run, directed by the writer, lasted just nineformances after poor reviews. PrimaveraÃ¢Â€Â™s Jermyn Street production shouldnÃ¢Â€Â™t suffer those ills. Following on from last year’s magnificent Saturday Night, Anyone Can Whistle is a compelling creation which enthrals from