Jina and the Stem Sisters continues at the Little Angel Theatre, London until 1 May 2022.
Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩
I first saw and reviewed this show a year ago, one of the very few I agreed to critique digitally. It’s interesting, therefore, to see it live now.
Rachel Barnett-Jones’ story gives us a little girl (pretty, earnest, feisty puppet) who wants to be a scientist. Lost in a wood she meets a series of inspiring female scientists from the past, each of whom gives her a gift – in the manner of the fairies at Sleeping Beauty’s Christening.
Thus, by the end, she is ready to embark on her career armed with curiosity, persistence, creativity, courage and open-mindedness. And we’ve enjoyed some sparky songs.
The Marie Curie song – a delightful G&S-type patter song in minor key …
Read the rest of this review at Musical Theatre Review: https://musicaltheatrereview.com/jina-and-the-stem-sisters-little-angel-theatre/