On the surface, this cheery British story, concocted by two Americans, teaches a simple economic truth – if your customers don’t want what you’re making, stop making it and, instead, make a product they actually want.
Adelaide audiences are getting a second serving of his highly acclaimed and very successful 2013 version of Oliver! by the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of SA.
Lionel Bart’s Oliver! has probably become one of the most popular musicals to grace a stage since its premiere in the early sixties but director David Lampard proves there is still a new way of presenting it.