Beautiful

I saw Beautiful on the 28th July 2017, a week before closing on the West End. I had seen Cassidy Janson 9 years ago understudying Elphaba in Wicked so was looking forward to seeing her again and I had heard good things about the show. The set was very clever, moving the piano to quickly... Continue Reading →

Half a Sixpence

I managed to catch Half a Sixpence before it closed on 2nd September at the Noel Coward Theatre. Unfortunately it was one of Charlie Stemp's planned days off but I saw Sam O'Rourke who was great in the role. The use of the revolve stage really worked well to maximize space on the stage and... Continue Reading →

Wicked Cast Change 22nd July 2017

Wicked's fanbase is huge and cast changes at this show are immense. There were 21 cast members leaving last night and so the audience were on fire! I hadn't actually seen this cast but was really excited to see Suzie Mathers, Idriss Kargbo and Willemijn Verkaik. As usual the show was almost sold out and... Continue Reading →

Working a Musical

I saw 'Working a Musical' at the Southwark Playhouse on 1st July 2017. With composers Stephen Schwartz and Lin-Manuel Miranda I knew it would be interesting and well told but I was blown away by the level of storytelling and acting as well as the super score. The stage was tiny but well used throughout.... Continue Reading →

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