I Was Looking At The Ceiling And Then I Saw The Sky
by John Adams
"The cast is exceptional, and it's a treat to hear the eight-piece band under the musical direction of Clark Rundell in the pit...Cynthia Erivo and Anna Mateo are bursting with richly voiced talent, and it's good to see Natasha J Barnes as the TV girl ("How far can I go in a car with a cop?") developing the promise on display in Spring Awakening. Leon Lopez and Jason Denton score heavily in jazz and funk idioms, with moves to match. Excellent work, too, from Stewart Charlesworth as the cop and Colin Ryan as the Vietnamese lawyer"