October 2018 Roundup

  Obviously the last two performances of Six were incredible and really special but the one show that really stood out to me during October was The Distance We Have Come. This was a short run of Scott Alan's song cycle at the intimate Cockpit theatre in London. The songs were utterly gorgeous and the... Continue Reading →

Into The Woods (GDS) – Review

Into The Woods: Central Theatre, Chatham. Reviewed 10th October 2018 Stephen Sondheim's famous Into The Woods is the latest musical performed by the Gillingham Dramatic Society (GDS) who are one of Kent’s premier amateur theatre companies, specialising in musical theatre and pantomime. They have been performing shows in the Medway area for over forty years and this... Continue Reading →

September 2018 Roundup

  Ok, so despite seeing 10 different shows September basically revolved around one show in particular. Six! Having seen the show in January in London and unfortunately missing the run at Ed Fringe I couldn't wait to catch it back at the Arts Theatre in London. I was absolutely blown away. The show has been... Continue Reading →

August 2018 Roundup

Phew, August has been busy! This is the month I am off work (I am a Primary School Teacher by day) so that means there is more chance to go to the theatre but this month I've managed to cram in 15 shows! August is also the month of Edinburgh Fringe which I was lucky... Continue Reading →

Bare – Ed Fringe 2018 – Interview

  Bare is being performed by the ever popular Edinburgh Little Theatre at the Edinburgh Festival this August. Bare is the pop/rock musical telling the story of students, Peter and Jason, who meet and fall in love at a Catholic boarding school but everything is shrouded in secrecy and hidden behind lies. It is a moving musical... Continue Reading →

July 2018 Roundup

  Another busy month here at Musical Manda. With lots of tours, concerts and West End productions. My total number of shows already seen this year is almost matching my whole year record for 2017! I experienced my first full-on red carpet press night in the form of Knights of the Rose at the Arts... Continue Reading →

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