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With a cast as glittering as Cinderella’s slippers, Encores! production of Into the Woods is phenomenal
The first live performance of the musical based around the iconic events of The Gunpowder Plot shows great promise, but is far from complete
Monahan and Alexander Sage Oyen’s outrageous one-man show, starring Luke Bayer, is one hell of a good time
“Shall we go for it?” asks Marla Mindelle’s Celine Dion. You’d be mad not to.
Michael R Jackson’s meta Tony Award winning ‘A Strange Loop’ certainly pulls no punches, but its intelligence is let down by production elements
Disney’s new production of Beauty and the Beast, directed by choreographer Matt West, will have you wanting to Be Their Guest time and time again ★★★★★
Elliot Clay’s pop-infused, highly relatable song cycle plays its limited season until 7th August – and it’s definitely not one to miss ★★★★☆
Lucy Moss’ production for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre clearly demonstrates that even the most phenomenal casting can only take you so far
The first staging of Craig Adams and Ian Watson’s musical in almost a decade is wonderfully intricate and beautifully moving
Painting Trump’s potential bid for a second term of presidency as a Shakespearean historical, Mike Bartlett warns of the dangers to democracy that Trump poses, though it’s nothing the audience don’t already know
Falling in love with a woman completely upends the lives of John (Jonathan Bailey) and long-term boyfriend M (Taron Egerton) in Mike Bartlett’s Cock
Intricately plotted, staged and performed immersive production Time Fracture is sure to delight Doctor Who fans and newcomers alike with its heart-racing, engaging premise
Wise Children’s Wuthering Heights is theatrical and epic to the extreme, but is tonally worlds away from Brontë’s classic novel
Despite being relatively unchanged since its genesis, ‘Blood Brothers’ proves almost as relevant now as it ever did
Moulin Rouge!, much like its diamond, is all sparkle and little substance.
The iconic musical is just as impactful in its reworked guise as the record-breaking original.
Watching Fabian Aloise’s engaging and energetic choreography is sure to bring a smile to your face
The stage adaptation of Disney’s massively successful 2013 animation possesses the same magic that made the original so beloved
Anything Goes at the Barbican Centre is a massive highlight of the 2021 Theatre Season
In the first London revival of Larry Kramer’s autobiographical play, The Normal Heart perfectly portrays the devastating anger and crippling isolation of the 80s gay community
The 1998 beloved DreamWorks animation makes for a spectacular and affecting production at the Dominion Theatre.
As camp as a row of tents, Diana: The Musical, recently released as a filmed version on Netflix, is completely incongruous with what the world has come to expect of an adaptation of The People’s Princess’ life, but it’s deliciously addictive all the same.
With an energetic, toe-tapping soundtrack and genuinely jaw-dropping special effects, Back to the Future is an astounding theatrical feast
After two premature closures at the Southwark Playhouse, Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years finally graces the West End – and it has been worth the wait
Oft-overlooked Disney classic, Bedknobs and Broomsticks dazzles and delights in its World Premiere UK Tour
Finally making its world premiere, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella has certainly been worth the wait
Disaster ensues when Lady von Fistenberg (Vinegar Strokes) invites an odd assortment of dinner guests to an elegant soirée on the remote Tuck Island Starring Courtney Act, Monét X Change, Kemah Bob, LoUis CYfer, Anna Phylactic, Holly Stars, and Vinegar Strokes
Having been in previews since February 13th, Pretty Woman had its official opening last night and signalled this event by releasing some brilliant promotional pictures of the West End cast, by Helen Maybanks.
Now showing at the Piccadilly Theatre, the musical adaptation of the 1990 Gary Marshall and J. F. Lawton film, featuring a score by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, is pure, unadulterated fun.
Based on the hit 1998 Dreamworks film, with a score by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), The Prince of Egypt is a bold and stunning new production, now showing at the Dominion Theatre.
The reaction to Tom Hooper’s Cat‘s adaptation is a prime example of how trendy negativity has become.
Utterly magical and spell-binding, the Disney and Cameron Mackintosh collaboration is dazzling from start to finish
The original musical, with music by The Greatest Showman writers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, finally makes its long-anticipated transfer to the West End
The jukebox musical of Swedish songwriter Max Martin’s hits had its press night on Wednesday
Shakespeare’s most iconic tale gets a modern feminist revamp
Go, go, go see this musical, injected with fresh energy from the incomparable Sheridan Smith, the stupendously energetic choreography by Joann M. Hunter and brilliant set design courtesy of Morgan Large. The new production is a triumph that should not be missed.
Afterglow clearly markets itself to the voyeur, but has all the depth of a Saharan paddling pool.
An extraordinary recipe for musical theatre success: lashings of humour, elegant heaps of spectacle, talent oozing out the sides … baked to perfection. Waitress has all this in spades, and is addictively moreish.
Musical Theatre The necessary evil of theatre.