Tick, Tick… Boom!

Tick, Tick... Boom!: Netflix release 19th November 2021 ★★★★★ Before Jonathon Larson wrote the award-winning rock musical Rent, he wrote an semi-autobiographical musical as a solo-piece; Tick, Tick... Boom. Over 30 years later, Lin-Manuel Miranda has directed this important story in a new Netflix film. The show tells of a young, almost 30 year old... Continue Reading →

Back to the Future – Review

Back to the Future: Adelphi Theatre, London 7th November 2021 ★★★★★ Back to the Future, based on the 1985 cult hit film, wowed audiences when it first hit the stage in February 2020 in Manchester. Unfortunately, Covid put pay to the rest of its run but in the few short weeks that it was playing... Continue Reading →

Dear Evan Hansen (film) – Review

★★★ Fans of Dear Evan Hansen have long anticipated its cinema release. Dear Evan Hansen, which features music by Ben Pasek and Justin Paul, premiered on Broadway in 2016 to much critical acclaim. Winner of many awards including Tony awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Musical, Grammy award for Best Musical... Continue Reading →

Heathers (UK Tour) – Review

Heathers (UK Tour): Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury 30th September 2021 ★★★★ After a sell out run at The Other Palace in 2018, Heathers has become a rather cult hit. Fans, or 'Corn Nuts', have flocked to the Theatre Royal, Haymarket in London where Heathers became one of the first major West End shows to reopen after... Continue Reading →

The Color Purple – at home – Review

The Color Purple - at home: Leicester Curve (online stream) 17th February 2021 ★★★★ The WhatsOnStage Award-winning production of The Color Purple celebrates life, love and the strength to stand up for what you believe in and who are you. Set in racially divided Southern America during the first half of the 20th Century this... Continue Reading →

Rent – Review

Rent: Hope Mill Theatre (Online Stream) 27th November 2020 ★★★★ Rent, the multi-award winning rock musical written by the late Jonathon Larson, is a huge hit with fans and newcomers alike. After the year we're had so many people can relate to the cash strapped characters and even the circumstances feel similar in ways, after... Continue Reading →

Catfish in Concert – Review

Catfish in Concert (online) 31st October 2020 Catfish the Musical is a new show about two strangers on the internet, conceived entirely by two strangers over the internet. This one-act show takes a new look at social media and dating. When Jackson realises that Jessica believes he is a girl, a mistake he has made on... Continue Reading →

A Night At The Musicals – Review

A Night At The Musicals: Southwark Playhouse, London 25th November 2020 ★★★★ Star of Six, In The Heights, Rent and most recently A Boy In A Dress, Christina Modestou wows the audience at her own cabaret concert at the Southwark Playhouse. Featuring songs from well-known shows such as Come From Away, We Will Rock You,... Continue Reading →

Songs For a New World – Review

Songs for a New World: London Palladium 11th October 2020 ★★★★★ Jason Robert Brown’s first musical song cycle Songs for a New World starring David Hunter, Rachel John, Cedric Neal and Rachel Tucker wowed audiences at the London Palladium for just one day. Featuring a live orchestra, four incredible West-End talents and an ensemble made... Continue Reading →

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