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“But I’m a Cheerleader” Review: A show destined for greatness
Based on the beloved queer film of the same name, But I’m a Cheerleader boasts incredible performances, an uproarious book and uplifting and surprisingly clever in parts score that seems set to have a life beyond the Turbine Theatre
Theatre Review Roundup: August 2022
Hadestown and Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club are truly extraordinary, wonderfully artistic pieces of musical theatre
Beetlejuice Review: A ghastly, wickedly good time
Welcome to the show about death
Into The Woods at the St. James Theatre Review: Believe the hype
With a cast as glittering as Cinderella’s slippers, Encores! production of Into the Woods is phenomenal
Treason the Musical in Concert Review: The fuse is lit but the flame is yet to burn brightly
The first live performance of the musical based around the iconic events of The Gunpowder Plot shows great promise, but is far from complete
DIVA: Live From Hell! Review: A devilishly wicked tale
Monahan and Alexander Sage Oyen’s outrageous one-man show, starring Luke Bayer, is one hell of a good time
Titanique, The Musical Review: A truly unhinged, joyously chaotic masterpiece
“Shall we go for it?” asks Marla Mindelle’s Celine Dion. You’d be mad not to.
A Strange Loop Review: Searingly, heartbreakingly honest
Michael R Jackson’s meta Tony Award winning ‘A Strange Loop’ certainly pulls no punches, but its intelligence is let down by production elements
“Beauty and the Beast” Review: A tale as old as time reinvigorated for the present
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 ★★★★★
Legally Blonde Review: Whipped Into Shape by a Sublime Cast
Lucy Moss’ production for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre clearly demonstrates that even the most phenomenal casting can only take you so far
LIFT – A Musical at Southwark Playhouse Review
The first staging of Craig Adams and Ian Watson’s musical in almost a decade is wonderfully intricate and beautifully moving
Blood Brothers Review: Did y’hear the story of the Johnston twins?
Despite being relatively unchanged since its genesis, ‘Blood Brothers’ proves almost as relevant now as it ever did
Moulin Rouge! The Musical Review: Breathlessly energetic but emotionally hollow
Moulin Rouge!, much like its diamond, is all sparkle and little substance.
Les Misérables: reworked for the modern audience
The iconic musical is just as impactful in its reworked guise as the record-breaking original.
Bring It On: The Musical’s UK Tour is pure serotonin
Watching Fabian Aloise’s engaging and energetic choreography is sure to bring a smile to your face
Frozen: The Musical is a bona fide spectacle
The stage adaptation of Disney’s massively successful 2013 animation possesses the same magic that made the original so beloved
‘Tick, Tick…Boom!’ is inspirational, rousing and affecting – with a career best from Andrew Garfield
Andrew Garfield is simply sensational in the Netflix adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s semi-autobiographical stage musical
Anything Goes Review: Sutton Foster is other-worldly
Anything Goes at the Barbican Centre is a massive highlight of the 2021 Theatre Season
The Prince of Egypt Review: This is why you were born
The 1998 beloved DreamWorks animation makes for a spectacular and affecting production at the Dominion Theatre.
Diana: The Musical is entirely unexpected, dizzyingly chaotic and ferociously camp – but that doesn’t mean it’s not wonderful
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.
Back to the Future is a triumphant spectacle
With an energetic, toe-tapping soundtrack and genuinely jaw-dropping special effects, Back to the Future is an astounding theatrical feast
The Last Five Years Review: Stunning in its simplicity
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
Bedknobs and Broomsticks Review: It’s Time to Start Believing
Oft-overlooked Disney classic, Bedknobs and Broomsticks dazzles and delights in its World Premiere UK Tour
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella: An extraordinary masterpiece on all fronts
Finally making its world premiere, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella has certainly been worth the wait
“I had a really good time tonight” – Pretty Woman: The Musical Review
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.
Leaving Footprints on the Sands of Time – The Prince of Egypt is the West End’s latest spectacle
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.
“Practically Perfect” – Mary Poppins shines on the stage
Utterly magical and spell-binding, the Disney and Cameron Mackintosh collaboration is dazzling from start to finish
“Words Fail” – Dear Evan Hansen is sublime
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 reviews are in for & Juliet
The jukebox musical of Swedish songwriter Max Martin’s hits had its press night on Wednesday
& Juliet is a feel-good spectacle
Shakespeare’s most iconic tale gets a modern feminist revamp
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: a dizzying, dazzling and delicious spectacle
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.
Back for second helpings: ‘Waitress’ is just as delicious after their first major cast change
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.
Review: Amour at the Charing Cross Theatre
This bizarre Broadway flop is utterly beguiling in its UK debut.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie: and it’s not hard to see why
He’s a superstar, and he wants you to know it: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is simply spectacular.
Long Running Show Fatigue
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…
‘Six’ rules at the Arts Theatre
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.
Welcome to the Rock: ‘Come From Away’ is a moving tale of human resilience
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.
Let’s Make It Clear: Tonight Belongs to ‘The Prom’
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.
Have You Heard? There’s a Rumor in St. Petersburg…
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…