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Now Leasing (Lea McGowan USA)

By | Published on Friday 2 August 2013

With a charming, yet confusing, twist, Lea McGowan manages to surprise every member of the audience with her introduction to ‘Now Leasing’. She glides and bounds around the performance space with a wild energy, which combines acrobatics and aerial performance. As McGowan touchingly explores life’s difficulties, she displays a variety of physical talents, though there is also a poem and a rather unusual interpretation of Grease’s ‘Sandra Dee’. It’s just unfortunate that such a promising and lively show is let down by several jokes which are lost on the audience and a disjointed storyline which becomes difficult to follow. But if you’re curious to see Sandra Dee overcome ADD it’s worth a watch.

C nova, until 26 Aug (not 12), 3.25pm. 
tw rating 3/5 | [Rebecca Lunn]