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.
This bizarre Broadway flop is utterly beguiling in its UK debut.
He’s a superstar, and he wants you to know it: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is simply spectacular.
So, over the bank holiday weekend, something strange happened to me. Something that does not normally happen to me, truth be told. I went to see a show, and I came away with an overwhelming and profound sense of indifference. That never happens to me. Normally, there’s at least something that has grabbed my attention…
If you are looking for an evening of entertainment filled with speaker-blowing pop anthems, then Six is the musical experience for you, complete with witty historical puns and pop-group vocals.
Come From Away successfully fulfils writers’ Irene Sankoff & David Hein’s intention to “honour what was lost and commemorate what was found” in Gander, Newfoundland following the tragedy of 9/11.
Goodness me, welcome to another #MusicalTheatreMonday. I have a secret to tell you about. At the Longacre Theatre, there is a hidden diamond. I say hidden, mainly because I do not see it being talked about anywhere in my life. But perhaps I am hidden, and it is not. Regardless, that diamond is The Prom.
It brought me genuine pain to have to misspell rumour just so that I could preserve the original text as it was written. It’s a daily struggle. Greetings, dear reader, and welcome back to second another Musical Theatre Monday. #MusicalTheatreMonday. Totally a thing. I’m making it a thing. Watch. I use fetch on a daily…
Welcome back, True Believers to another Musical Theatre Monday. It’s totally not a thing because I am incredibly unreliable but let’s try to make it a thing. Here is my long overdue review of Mean Girls that I saw on February 19th. Yes, I am that far behind. I’ve been busy. But nevertheless, I have…
I’ve been thinking of ways that I can make my blog more than reviewing musicals/TV/film/books (now that I say that out loud, I realise that is actually quite a bit…anyhow). I had the idea having seen Theatre Tickets and Tea’s post about a 2019 musical theatre bucket list. Considering I am a reckless spender with…