Shubop-Dubay-Had: The No Matter Watt PreQuel

Cabaret & Variety · gordon stephen matheson jr · Ages 16+ · United States of America

world premiere
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September 11, 2023
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What I liked

The musical performances from the talented cast were outstanding. From start to finish, the show was filled with incredible singing and dancing.

What I didn't like

There was a bit too little dialogue connecting the musical numbers. Expanding these conversations could enhance the storytelling.

My overall impression

“Shubop” serves as a prequel to the playwright’s previous musical “No Matter Watt.” The cast delivered powerhouse vocals and routines. Gordon’s introductory monologue provided meaningful context around the plot. It was touching. I hope to see the full work combining both parts of this story. The songs and spectacle make it well worth seeing. With a bit more substance between the pieces, it could be truly exceptional. Even so, I’d recommend catching this production.

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