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But their purpose was not easy to decipher, and after around 10 minutes of crass jokes that ranged from the cringeworthy to the mortifyingly awful, it became difficult to work out what Gest's purpose was, either.
to stir the cauldron, flying around on her broomstick casting mortifyingly monstrous spells.
The show she will be taking to Edinburgh is based on a sketch she wrote for a PTAreview and is a sort of grown up Bridget Jones's Diary, with Ginny playing Ruth, a mother who "can't win" and has to cope with her children, other playground parents and an "embarrassing husband who does a karaoke Elvis impression which is mortifyingly awful".
But still, tied by a mortifyingly static first act, the new enfant terrible of the German opera world just couldn't find in his own interpretation what is absent from the text.
IT'S still mortifyingly gimmicky, but if it works it'll be up there with Moses parting the Red Sea.