February 2018 Roundup

Phew, where has February gone? It's certainly flown by! Oddly, I have seen another 9 shows this month 5 of which have been press night reviews - the same as January. This month the highlight was actually not a musical but Beats on Pointewhich is a dance show fresh from Australia by Masters of Choreography.... Continue Reading →

Beats on Pointe: Review

Beats on Pointe: Peacock Theatre, London Reviewed 23rd February 2018 ★★★★★ This production certainly is 'on point' in all aspects! Innovative, passionate and full of energy. Fresh to the UK, the Australian dance company 'Masters of Choreography' have brought their latest show Beats on Pointe to London for a limited run at The Peacock Theatre.... Continue Reading →

THE BAND: Review

THE BAND: The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Reviewed 20th February 2018 ★★★★ Full of heart, feel good factor and pure entertainment. This show featuring the spectacular songs of Take That including 'Never Forget', 'Back for Good', 'Greatest Day', 'Shine' and 'Rule the World' to name but a few this is sure to be a hit with... Continue Reading →

A Night at the Oscars: Review

A Night at the Oscars: Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London Reviewed 17th February 2018 ★★★★   A Night at the Oscars tells of the Golden Age of Hollywood through song, dance and stories! With music from Gershwin, Berlin, Porter, Kern, Arlen, Bernstein, Mercer, Mancini, Hamlisch and more it compresses forty years of Oscar-mania into two-hours... Continue Reading →

Carmen 1808: Review

Carmen 1808: Union Theatre, London Reviewed 13th February 2018 ★★★★★ Fresh, pacy and exciting. This new musical adaptation Bizet’s opera 'Carmen' by Phil Willmott is inspired by the fight for the Catalan independence and the true events of the 3rd May 1808. In this production the audience are taken back to 1808 and follow the... Continue Reading →

West End Live Lounge February 2018

West End Live Lounge 2018: The Other Palace, London 11th February 2018 Once again The Other Palace has been host to a night of tremendous talent. Musical stars united together to raise money for the well known charity Barnardo's. Without any show tunes in sight, this talented bunch performed a variety of well known songs... Continue Reading →

The Grinning Man: Review

The Grinning Man: Trafalgar Studios, London Reviewed 10th February 2018 ★★★★ This is theatrical storytelling at its best. This gloriously dark new musical with comic twist is fresh from a highly successful premiere at Bristol Old Vic, new musical The Grinning Man is a magical reimagining of the classic novel by Victor Hugo (Les Misérables).... Continue Reading →

Think of England, Vault Festival: Review

Think of England: Vault Festival, London Reviewed 7th February 2018 by Amanda Reynolds ★★★★★ For this immersive piece of theatre the audience are welcomed into a smoky vault to the sound of a bellowing air raid siren. With the scene quickly being set, the audience are transported to the Second World War. The Waterloo Vaults... Continue Reading →

Eugenius: Review

Eugenius: The Other Palace Reviewed 3rd February 2018 ★★★★ Feel-good, fresh and funny  - this brand new British musical is firmly fixed in the 80's and makes no apologies for this. Its uptempo and catchy songs, written by Ben Adams and Chris Wilkins, fit the show completely and certainly have the audience chanting 'Go Eugenius,... Continue Reading →

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