Emma Kingston Live at Zedel

Emma Kingston; Live at Zedel, London. Reviewed 17th June 2018 Returning to Crazy Coqs after a sold out debut in April, Emma Kingston is currently playing Eva Peron in the International Tour of Evita. Already one of the most recognisable young voices in the West End, Emma manages to impress with powerhouse vocals and an... Continue Reading →

It’s Only Life – Review

It's Only Life: Union Theatre, London Reviewed 17th June 2018 ★★★ It's Only Life is a musical revue featuring songs by John Bucchino. It's Only Life is about life itself with its highs and lows, triumphs and loses. This UK premiere comes from Aria Entertainment; the production team responsible for Pippin, Yank!, The Addams Family... Continue Reading →

Heathers – Review

Heathers: The Other Palace Reviewed 16th June 2018 ★★★★★   Following a hugely successful workshop of Heathers at The Other Palace last summer this brand new production has already been a hit with audience members; selling almost all of the tickets before opening night. This UK premiere features new songs, a refined book and re-imagined... Continue Reading →

Megan Hilty in Concert – Review

Megan Hilty in Concert: Cadogan Hall, London Reviewed 3rd June 2018 Broadway star of Wicked, 9 to 5 and the NBC hit series 'Smash' Megan Hilty performed two long awaited shows at Cadogan Hall on the 3rd June 2018. The show was a master class of acting through song and incredible vocal talent! With every... Continue Reading →

The Rink – Review

The Rink: Southwark Playhouse, London Reviewed 1st June 2018 ★★★★★   The Rink, which features a fantastic score from Tony and Olivier Award-Winning John Kander and Fred Ebb and book by Tony Award-Winning Terrence McNally, comes back to make its first London revival in 20 years. This revitalised production is directed by Adam Lenson and... Continue Reading →

May 2018 Roundup

May was another busy stagey month. This time I spent time seeing some of the larger West End shows including Strictly Ballroom and Chess at the London Coliseum. I also managed to fit in some tours, concerts and a few dance shows including the Breakin' Convention at Sadler's Wells.   I am generally more a... Continue Reading →

Chess – Review

Chess: London Coliseum, London Reviewed 30th May ★★★★★   Written in 1984 by ABBA songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, and Tim Rice this production in London's Coliseum marks the first time that Chess has been in the West End since 1986. Chess is set against the background of the Cold War in the late 1970s/early 1980s, in which... Continue Reading →

A Little Princess – Review

A Little Princess: Southbank Centre, London Reviewed 28th May 2018 ★★★★★ This was the UK premiere of the musical adaptation of the Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic novel. With an all-star cast including Amanda Abbington (Sherlock), Danny Mac (Sunset Boulevard), Alexia Khandime (Wicked), Adam J. Bernard (Dreamgirls), Rebecca Trehearn (Showboat) accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert... Continue Reading →

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – Review

Cinderella by Matthew Bourne and New Adventures: Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Reviewed 26th May 2018 ★★★★★ Cinderella is another spectacular ballet to come from Sir Matthew Bourne's dance company New Adventures. Having premiered in 1997 at Sadler's Wells, this UK tour marks the shows 20th Anniversary and the 30th Anniversary of New Adventures. Instantly the audience... Continue Reading →

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