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 →

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 →

August 2018 Roundup

Phew, August has been busy! This is the month I am off work (I am a Primary School Teacher by day) so that means there is more chance to go to the theatre but this month I've managed to cram in 15 shows! August is also the month of Edinburgh Fringe which I was lucky... 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 →

It Happened in Key West – Review

It Happened in Key West: Charing Cross Theatre, London. Reviewed 14th August 2018. ★★★ Certainly an odd concept for a musical but It Happened in Key West tells the true story about the 1930's x-ray technician and his desperate and unorthodox ways to stay with the love of his life - even after death. This... Continue Reading →

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