The Toxic Avenger
Joe DoPetro & David Bryan
Off-West End Awards finalist for Best Design & Costume
Mike lees’ design is particularly impressive for a theatre as small as the Southwark playhouse
Andrew Tomlins 4* west end frame
The set and props have this cheap , almost dirty but obviously perfect style…in short it looks exactly as a troma production should look!
A pure visual delight of trashy b-movie costumes and references
In the designs, Mike Lee's nuclear waste barrels adorn the stage and bubble nasty-looking green gloop while Nic Farman's lighting bathes everything in a sickly bright purple and green sheen. There's a lovely scrappy sense about the whole thing.
Whats on stage
Mike Lees’ ingenious composite set consists of towering vats of ominously glowing waste beneath a familiar Manhattan skyline. His B-movie prosthetics are complemented by lightening-fast changes of costumes