Lloyd Evans Lloyd Evans

The killer instinct

Plus: the concentration of talent in Miss Nightingale makes the show feel like it's bursting to reach a larger stage

Ruthless! The Musical is a camp extravaganza about ambitious actors stranded in small-town America. Sylvia St Croix, a pushy agent, visits a super-talented 10-year-old, Tina, and persuades her to audition for Pippi Longstocking in a school play. Tina’s mother fears that stardom may spoil her little girl but Tina is finished with childhood.

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