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 →

Seussical – Review

Seussical: Southwark Playhouse, London Reviewed 27th November 2018 ★★★★★ The magical world of Dr Seuss is brought to life on stage by Eric Idle and Tony Award winners Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty. This cheerful musical follows much-loved characters including the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz and many more on a... Continue Reading →

Tap Dogs – Review

Tap Dogs: Peacock Theatre Reviewed 24th October 2018 ★★★★★ Tap Dogs the sensational Australian tap show has returned to London. This is the first time since 2010 that Tap Dogs, created by Dein Perry, has been in the UK. Since its creation in 1995 Tap Dogs has travelled the world impressing audiences with astounding tap... Continue Reading →

The Distance You Have Come – Review

The Distance You Have Come: The Cockpit Theatre, London Reviewed 18th October 2018 ★★★★★ Scott Alan's song cycle The Distance You Have Come tells the story of six people who juggle the constant challenges of life, depression, heartache and love. Told through the music and lyrics of Scott Alan's most acclaimed works this is the... Continue Reading →

Bromance: The Dudesical – Review

Bromance: The Dudesical: The Other Palace, London Reviewed 16th October 2018 ★★★ Bromance: The Dudesical is a musical comedy following a group of friends after one fateful St Patrick's Day in Chicago. Following Marty, a lonely IT guy, as he is taken on a series of 'dudeventures' as he tries to join in with the... Continue Reading →

Twelfth Night – Review

Twelfth Night: Young Vic, London Reviewed 12th October 2018 ★★★★ Young Vic Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah and The Public Theater’s Oskar Eustis co-direct this extraordinary UK premiere. Mixing up Shakespeare with soulful melodies and R&B beats this musical adaptation of Twelfth Night aims to be fun, bright and vibrant. Telling the classic story of Viola and her... Continue Reading →

Mythic – Review

Mythic: Charing Cross Theatre, London Reviewed 6th October 2018 (final preview performance). ★★★   Mythic is a new pop/rock musical comedy by Marcus Stevens and Oran Eldor. There have seen several new musicals recently focussing on Greek Mythology and this new musical is billed to turn the Ancient Greek story of Persephone on its side... Continue Reading →

Sylvia – Review

Sylvia: The Old Vic, London Reviewed 19th September ★★★★ Sylvia is a brand new musical celebrating the life of Sylvia Pankhurst and her pivotal role in the campaign for women's rights and the price she paid for her political purpose.  This musical, co-written by Kate Prince (ZooNation, Everybody's Talking About Jamie) manages to combine hip-hop, dance, soul and... Continue Reading →

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