A selection of reviews from the national newspapers, arts websites and bloggers for Boy Blue Entertainment‘s latest show, Over the Edge.
Over the Edge showed at the Barbican from 21-26 July.
Barbican dances to an alien rhythm – Evening Standard
The Barbican made them artistic associates and devoted time and space to the company in the hope they would develop their success.
Over The Edge is unlikely to do that. The 70-minute show lacks the ingenuity and focus of Pied Piper. The production also feels slight, with a plain stage, minimal props and uneven soundtrack
Boy Blue Entertainment, Over the Edge, Barbican Theatre – London Dance
Over The Edge is more a celebration of movement and musicality than it is of dramatic narrative. While there’s no particular problem with that, I would in the future like to see Sandy use his talents, and those of his outstanding dancers, in the service of something even more ambitious.
Boy Blue Entertainment: Over The Edge review at the Barbican – TooMuchFlavour
As you can’t fault Over the Edge on choreography or performance it has to be its pace that might leave you feeling like it ended too soon! At 70 minutes and no interval you wish that there were more acts to extend it slightly thus allowing for a break to take in what you saw. Metaphorically speaking, this magazine could have done with a few more sections and a pull out!
Over the Edge? – Rantings from Afar
As last time I definitely wasn’t disappointed! I like the freedom as well as tightness of this dance form; the dancers seem to be exactly in synch where needed but at other times they were allowed to show their personal styles and quirks, which is always good to observe…