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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Jersey Boys UK Tour – Review

Jersey Boys UK Tour: Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. Reviewed 3rd October 2018. ★★★★ Internationally-acclaimed hit, Jersey Boys, is currently touring the UK wowing audiences. Telling the story of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons this stage favourite includes legendary hits such as Beggin’, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Oh What A Night, Sherry, Walk Like A... Continue Reading →

Madagascar The Musical UK Tour – Review

Madagascar The Musical UK Tour: Churchill Theatre, Bromley Reviewed 25th September 2018 ★★★ Madagascar The Musical is the brand new toe-tapping musical from Dreamworks based on the hit 2005 film, Madagascar. It follows Alex (X-Factor 2016 winner Matt Terry), Marty, Melman and Gloria as they escape from New York's Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an... 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 →

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