Amadeus – A Review

I love obsessive rivalries. I love nemeses. I love characters so filled with hate that their enemies come to mean something much more than they are. For Antonio Salieri, court composer and protagonist of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus, the famous Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart comes to symbolise not only everything that he is not (impulsive, inspired, a maverick) […]

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Amadeus – A Preview

Most of us know the film Amadeus by Mološ Forman, but few of us are aware that the film is adapted from a play. Regrettably enough. The scenes from the film that we all have in mind are, indeed, given a great punch in the theatre setting: I couldn’t help but notice this when previewing the scene […]

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Amadeus to charm our summer’s night

5 Stars Trinity college lawns 6th week 19.30 It’s not often that you get to see the entire performance at a press preview. It was a gutsy choice, but one that paid off for first-time director, Olivia Ouwehand, as I found myself afraid throughout that it would all be over at any moment. Trinity College […]

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