Drama suffers from too many acts

The Little Shadows by Marina Endicott. Hutchinson, €16.35.

18th March, 2012
Drama suffers from too many acts
Marina Endicott: a fascination with vaudeville. Photo: Sean Dennie

The Little Shadows


It's easy to understand Marina Endicott's fascination with vaudeville. The world of variety entertainment was infinitely colourful and diverse, and replete with characters operating outside societal norms. As a theatrical genre, it's also defunct, so there's the added appeal of nostalgia.

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