Godspell Review | All Edinburgh Theatre
Inverleith Church Hall (Venue 120) Fri 2-Sat 10 Aug Review by Hugh Simpson
Godspell may be a Fringe stalwart but FCT’s production at Inverleith Church Hall is particularly noteworthy. And not just because it is the first British appearance of the new vocal and musical arrangements from the 2012 Broadway revival.
Gus Harrower (Jesus) is not a conventional choice for a leading man in a musical. Noticeably shorter than most of the cast, when he first takes the stage his large glasses and accent put you more in mind of Woody Allen.
However, his understated yet commanding performance, allied to his undoubted musical talent, means that he is able to bear the weight of a thankless role… (more here)