The Beastie Boys Story Is Now A Play With A Puppet Rick Rubin – But Does It Work On The Stage?

beastie-boys-joe-twiggFor the next three weeks at the Camden People’s Theatre in north London, you’ll find a show with a little story to tell about three bad brothers you know so well.

‘Licensed To Ill’ is an unofficial musical paying tribute to the 5 Borough’s finest: Ad-Rock, MCA and Mike D, better known as the Beastie Boys. It’s a show as inventive, colourful and playful as the music the band themselves made, condensing the lives of the three members into 90 minutes of gags, puppets and rap montages.

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