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 →

The Last Five Years in Concert – Review

The Last Five Years in Concert: The Other Palace Studio, London Reviewed 14th September 2018 Jason Robert-Brown's award winning hit The Last Five Years was revived and performed in an intimate performance at The Other Palace's Studio. The Last Five Years tells the story of Cathy, a struggling actress, and Jamie, a budding novelist, through... Continue Reading →

Midnight – Review

Midnight: Union Theatre, London Reviewed 11th September 2018 ★★★★ Midnight is a brand new musical psychological drama making its World Premiere at the Union Theatre. Based upon the play Citizens of Hell by Elchin, Midnight tells the story of a husband and wife who, living in Azerbaijan as part of the police state of the... Continue Reading →

Unexpected Joy – Review

Unexpected Joy: Southwark Playhouse Reviewed 7th September 2018 ★★★★★ Unexpected Joy tells the story of three generations of female singers and a week together where change is in the air. The three characters embark on a personal journey  through laugher, tension, tears and self-discovery. With an original score by Janet Hood and Book and Lyrics... Continue Reading →

Six the Musical – Review

Six: Arts Theatre, London Reviewed 2nd September 2018 ★★★★★    (6 if I could) After taking Edinburgh Fringe 2017 by storm the musical by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss hit London's Arts Theatre in December and sold out straight away. Now sporting five fresh new Queens (including the incredibly talented and versatile Grace Mouat who... Continue Reading →

Little Shop of Horrors – Review

Little Shop of Horrors: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Reviewed 30th August 2018 ★★★★★   The mad tale of the mean, green mother from outer space has been completely reimagined and reinvented by the director Maria Aberg for the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, so much so that it is like seeing this celebrated show... Continue Reading →

The Beautiful Game – Review

The Beautiful Game: The Other Palace Reviewed 17th August 2018 ★★★★ The Beautiful Game, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and book and lyrics by Ben Elton, is being performed for just 4 nights at The Other Palace. The National Youth Music Theatre, who have been producing high quality theatre for more than 40 years,... Continue Reading →

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