Read Reviews for the World Premiere of Mood Music at London's Old Vic

The Verdict   Read Reviews for the World Premiere of Mood Music at London's Old Vic
See what critics think of Joe Penhall’s play about power, passion, and the price of creativity.
Mood_Music_Old_Vic_Production_Photo_2018_Ben Chaplin (Bernard) in Mood Music at The Old Vic. Photo by Manuel Harlan. (2)._HR.jpg
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London's Old Vic celebrated the opening of the world premiere of Joe Penhall’s Mood Music May 2. The new play follows the legal battle between a young songwriter, played by Seána Kerslake, and her producer, played by Tony nominee Ben Chaplin.

Mood Music, directed by Roger Michell (Notting Hill, Enduring Love), began performances April 21 and is scheduled through June 16. Completing the cast are Pip Carter, Kurt Egyiawan, Jemma Redgrave, and Neil Stuke.

Read reviews for the production below:

Evening Standard (Henry Hitchings)

Financial Times (Ian Shuttleworth)

The Guardian (Michael Billington)

Independent (Paul Taylor)

The Stage (Tim Bano)

The Telegraph (Dominic Cavendish)

Time Out (Andrzej Lukowski)

Flip through photos of the production below:

The production features set design by Hildegard Bechtler, costume design by Dinah Collins, compositions by music supervisor David Arnold, and lighting by Rick Fisher.

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