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 →

Lea Michele & Darren Criss LM/DC Tour

Lea Michele & Darren Criss LM/DC Tour: Hammersmith Apollo, London 2nd December 2018 Any fans of Glee will remember Rachel Berry and her desire to hit the stage big time. Well this sold out arena tour proves that Lea Michele, the actress who played Rachel has certainly achieved this. Along with Darren Criss, another favourite... 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 →

October 2018 Roundup

  Obviously the last two performances of Six were incredible and really special but the one show that really stood out to me during October was The Distance We Have Come. This was a short run of Scott Alan's song cycle at the intimate Cockpit theatre in London. The songs were utterly gorgeous and the... Continue Reading →

West End Does: Halloween

West End Does: Halloween: Fortune Theatre, London 28th October 2018 What better way to celebrate the spookiest time of the year than with a collection of some of the West End's biggest talents in a special Halloween concert? West End Does presented Halloween: I Screamed A Scream at the Fortune Theatre (home to The Woman... 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 →

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 →

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