“Rings” Panned In The Press

The new “Lord of the Rings” musical got generally beat up by critics last week. “Most reviewers said the show, which runs to almost four hours, did not live up to expectations. The Toronto Star described it as ‘dull’, while the Toronto Sun said it ‘falls victim to its own hype’. But the granddaughter of author JRR Tolkien praised it for staying true to his classic tale.