Falsettos: The Other Palace 5*

The genesis of Falsettos over 12 years as William Finn developed his original story In Trousers in1979, to create March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland in the early 1980s, before finally bringing them together as Falsettos (with James Lapine as book writer) in 1991. This impacts the work both in terms of Finn’s writing and the context in which it was being created, with one…… Continue reading Falsettos: The Other Palace 5*

A Tight Knit Family- why Falsettos matters still (and to me)

‘Love can tell a million stories’ or why Falsettos means so muchThis isn’t a review- that’ll come later. Some shows you have to put down on a page what they mean, or at least try and make sense of it. Falsettos is one of those.Falsettos is important because it’s both a record of history, and an honest, and open account…… Continue reading A Tight Knit Family- why Falsettos matters still (and to me)