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Deeply unsatisfying: Berlusconi – A New Musical, at Southwark Playhouse Elephant, reviewed

8 April 2023

9:00 AM

8 April 2023

9:00 AM

Berlusconi: A New Musical

Southwark Playhouse Elephant, until 29 April

Gone Too Far!

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Berlusconi: A New Musical, an excellent title, has opened at a new venue in south London, Southwark Playhouse Elephant. The show begins with the former Italian prime minister preening triumphantly on a white marble set that resembles the Capitol in Rome where Caesar was murdered by rivals who’d grown sick of his power lust.

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