Five Guys Named Moe
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To: Saturday, 9 October 2010
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His woman left him, he's broke, and it's almost five o'clock in the mornin'. But don't be worrying about our hero Nomax. Out of his '30s-style radio pop five guys named Moe who cajole, wheedle, comfort, and jazz him with the whimsical hit songs of Louis Jordan, one of the most beloved songwriting talents of the twentieth century.
Michael Coveney - 9 September 2010
The 20th-anniversary revival of Clarke Peters’ joyous cabaret show is graced once again by Peters himself, taking a break from his own worldwide fame generated by The Wire on television. Peters plays sad old Nomax, hitting the bottle and missing his woman, when he’s sucked through the record player and thrust into a jukebox musical of Louis Jordan’s jazz and blues songs.
The show’s a metaphor for the healing power of good music. Maybe that’s enough. But the weakness in Paulette Randall’s production remains the same: a lack of any forward drive in a non-existent story. Surely Nomax should at least be transformed, or transfigured, more spectacularly by the end?
Still, on the level of “party-time”, it’s pretty good, the Underbelly underpinned by Cameron Mackintosh and co-producing with the place where it all started, Stratford East, to provide a good onstage musical sextet and a super line-up of Moe-monikere...
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