Hadestown and Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club are truly extraordinary, wonderfully artistic pieces of musical theatre
Tag: West End
“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
Cock review – A bitterly amusing commentary on the reductive nature of labelling
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
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.
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
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.
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
“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.
“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.
A delectable evening of entertainment – Waitress London is fresh out of the oven
To get this out of the way very quickly: I am a slut for Sara Bareilles. I always have been. Little Voice was the soundtrack to at least four of my Summer holidays as a child. I know that album inside out and – in fact – on a particularly sunny day as a teenager I…