The Unauthorised Harry Experience. A parody by Dan and Jeff. Sydney Theatre, October 9 – 14; Comedy Theatre, Melbourne, October 16 – 21; Playhouse Theatre, QPAC, November 6 - 11; Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide, November 13 - 18, 2012.
Watching a Harry Potter movie in a comfortable seat at a multiplex cinema has caused me to drift off into slumber on occasions.
So, I was a little alarmed that the performers in Potted Potter began their show by warning the audience not to expect to see anything as exciting as they have experienced at the movies.
Initially it felt like a fringe show booked into a ‘fancy theatre’ by accident.
The couple sitting next to me lost patience and disappeared from their seats, as though a wand had passed over them, after just 20 minutes.