"An excellent pastiche of pre-war nightclub music by Alexander S. Bermange.
He not only plays the piano, but is the increasingly fraught properties manager."

"Alexander S. Bermange has admirably composed a new score...
Foley artist, accomplished pianist and composer Alexander S. Bermange
excelled in his challenging role."
Bognor Regis Observer

"He stole the show... He plays the piano beautifully...
He really is a master of all trades."
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

"I cannot recommend the show highly enough...
Special mention should go to the foley artist, Alexander S. Bermange,
whose deadpan style had the audience close to tears of laughter and who,
 in The Yellow Iris, proved an extremely accomplished musician."
Windsor Observer

"Sound-artist-cum-pianist Alexander S. Bermange turns in a heroic performance
in his onstage studio, conjuring up steam trains and street scenes with aplomb."
The Scotsman

"The antics of pianist / foley artist Alexander S Bermange
on special effects and the rest are not to be missed."
British Theatre Guide

"A successful first night… it is foley artist Alexander S. Bermange
who wittily steals one's attention from the outset.
It's hard to describe quite how amusing and bewitching it is to watch him..."
The Argus

"This most original and unusual production is certainly among the most entertaining I've seen…
sound effects expertly provided by foley artist Alexander S. Bermange,
whose work was so fascinating I could watch an entire show centred on him alone."
UK Theatre Network

"Alexander S. Bermange was outstanding at keeping his sound effects in line
with the plays as they were told and provided many an amusing moment."
What's Good To Do

"A hugely enjoyable and entertaining evening…
dextrous brilliance from Alexander S. Bermange..."
West Sussex County Times

"The antics of the foley artist, Alexander S. Bermange
are not to be missed."
Shoreham Herald

"Alexander S. Bermange was fabulous..."
What's Good To Do

"Alexander S. Bermange is absolutely amazing."
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

"Special praise though must go to the pianist/foley artist Alexander S. Bermange
who spends the majority of his time creating the live sound effects and appearing to
relish in the actions. His final effect at the end of Butter In A Lordly Dish is especially well created."
The Public Reviews

"The star of the show is Alexander S. Bermange, the on-stage Foley Artist. It is he who
crafts the magic from his box of tricks, whether it’s faking footsteps or mocking up a murder – he’s
the one who sets the scene and controls the pace. Bermange takes this essential role
and makes him a petty jobsworth who takes a deadpan delight in his power, whether it’s by
taking his own sweet time pouring a drink, secure in the knowledge the actors can’t resume
talking till he’s done, or indicating the grisly demise of a character by stabbing a cabbage
with such zeal that the actor playing the ill-fated soul looks positively disconcerted. He called
to mind Rowan Atkinson’s tyrannical shop assistant in Love, Actually, unwilling to relinquish a
purchase until the last ribbon has been tied, the final rose petal strewn, bitterly revenging himself
on all who have ignored his genius. There’s years of simmering discontent at the hands of self-obsessed
 actors latent in every gesture here: timing is, of course, essential for a Foley Artist, but Bermange joyfully
turns such precision into silent pedantry, and as such gets many of the biggest and best laughs."
Exeunt Magazine


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