Leave to Remain – Review

Leave to Remain: Lyric Hammersmith, London Reviewed 11th February 2019 ★★★★★ Leave to Remain is definitely not about Brexit but in fact is a brand new musical by Matt Jones told through music, movement and drama featuring original new songs by Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke. Telling a modern love story it focuses on a young gay... Continue Reading →

Aspects of Love – Review

  Aspects of Love: Southwark Playhouse, London Reviewed 2nd February 2019 ★★★   Following its acclaimed première at Manchester’s award-winning Hope Mill Theatre, Jonathan O’Boyle’s brand-new revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Aspects of Love is currently playing at the Southwark Playhouse for a strictly limited season. Aspects of Love is billed to be a 'sweeping,... Continue Reading →

Six – 2019 Update

Six: Arts Theatre, London 26th January 2019 ★★★★★   Lucy Moss and Toby Marlow's thrilling musical Six is back at the Arts Theatre and set to take over the world! Starting off as a university show written for the Edinburgh Fringe in 2017, Six is a pop-concert style musical where each of Henry VIII's wives... Continue Reading →

Company – Review

  Company: Gielgud Theatre, London Reviewed 21st January 2019 ★★★★ The hit Broadway show, Company has been reimagined by Marianne Elliott in this new, gender-swapped version of the iconic production. Having quickly receiving outstanding reviews from critics and audiences alike, Company tells the story of Bobbie, who is inundated with questions from her friends at her 35th birthday party. Why isn't she married?... Continue Reading →

Violet – Review

Violet: Charing Cross Theatre, London Reviewed 19th January 2019 (preview performance) ★★★ Based on the short story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, VIOLET tells the story of Violet, a young woman with facial disfigurement, as she embarks on a life-changing journey across the country to where she hopes she will find a miracle. This... Continue Reading →

Hadestown – Review

Hadestown: National Theatre, London Reviewed 21st December 2018 ★★★★★ Prior to going to Broadway, Hadestown is currently running at the National Theatre. 2018 has been the year of Greek mythology with shows like Myth and Mythical being two new musicals debuting this year. Hadestown follows songwriter Orpheus and his muse Eurydice as winter approaches. Tempted... Continue Reading →

Striking 12 – Review

Striking 12: Union Theatre, London Reviewed 3rd December 2018 ★★★★ Inspired by Hans Christian Anderson's The Little Match Girl, the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical Striking 12 is playing for a strictly limited run at The Union Theatre, London. This interesting musical has a varied score which reflects a diverse range of musical styles including folk, pop... Continue Reading →

Caroline, Or Change – Review

Caroline, Or Change: Playhouse Theatre, London Reviewed 23rd November 2018 (preview performance). ★★★   Caroline, Or Change is the Olivier award-winning musical by Tony Kushner with an original score by Tony award-winner Jeanine Tesori. Transferring from sell-out runs at the Chichester Festival and Hampstead Theatres this musical starring Sharon D. Clarke is on a strictly... Continue Reading →

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