Music Theatre Wales - The Devil Inside Reviews
10 July 2020

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The Devil Inside

Music Theatre Wales


No. of reviews: 12

Faustian concept cleverly updated by MacRae and Walsh in The Devil Inside
22 Apr 16 / Seen and Heard
The orchestral writing is strikingly original, quirky and dramatic
29 Feb 16 / The Reviews Hub
New opera is a magical brew of drama and a great cast
13 Feb 16 / Manchester Evening News
Michael Rafferty’s conducting gave great clarity to Stuart MacRae’s dramatically effective music
10 Feb 16 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Careful what you wish for
9 Feb 16 / The Critics' Circle
McRae’s The Devil Inside provides a chilling night at the Peacock Theatre
8 Feb 16 / Seen and Heard
An evening of vividly gripping theatre in this new opera based on Robert Louis Stevenson's story
8 Feb 16 / Planet Hugill
MacRae’s score is strong on spooky effects but at two hours the morality tale is stretched beyond its limit
7 Feb 16 / Express
Each of the soloists was completely inside the music and tale
7 Feb 16 / Classical Source
A bright, edgy take on Robert Louis Stevenson’s short story The Bottle Imp
6 Feb 16 / Telegraph
An ambitious but misguided opera
5 Feb 16 / Independent
Here's that rarity, a new opera that delivers the goods
5 Feb 16 / What's on Stage
Production details
Cast
Kelly, Sharratt, McAteer, Page
(c) Rafferty (d) Richardson
Performance dates
3, 4, 9, 10, 16, 23, 26 February, 3, 18 April 2016 (various locations)
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