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Theatre

Unhappy blend of melodrama and allegory: Southwark Playhouse’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice reviewed

6 March 2021

9:00 AM

6 March 2021

9:00 AM

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

southwarkplayhouse.co.uk, until 14 March

Dear Tomorrow — Hope From Home

northernstage.co.uk, until 31 December

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is a musical fantasy set in a Nordic town near the Arctic circle. Johan is a magician whose healing powers have won him the respect of his neighbours. But his rebellious daughter, Eva, has been expelled from school for scrawling ‘down with the patriarchy’ on a mirror.

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