The Distance You Have Come – Review

The Distance You Have Come: The Cockpit Theatre, London Reviewed 18th October 2018 ★★★★★ Scott Alan's song cycle The Distance You Have Come tells the story of six people who juggle the constant challenges of life, depression, heartache and love. Told through the music and lyrics of Scott Alan's most acclaimed works this is the... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Fun Home – Review

Fun Home: Young Vic, London Reviewed 30th June 2018 ★★★★★ Winner of 5 Tony Awards, the Broadway hit Fun Home premieres in the UK this summer at the Young Vic Theatre. Based on Alison Bechdel's 2006 Graphic Memoir Fun Home, this musical adaptation tells the story of Alison at three stages of her life as... Continue Reading →

It’s Only Life – Review

It's Only Life: Union Theatre, London Reviewed 17th June 2018 ★★★ It's Only Life is a musical revue featuring songs by John Bucchino. It's Only Life is about life itself with its highs and lows, triumphs and loses. This UK premiere comes from Aria Entertainment; the production team responsible for Pippin, Yank!, The Addams Family... Continue Reading →

Heathers – Review

Heathers: The Other Palace Reviewed 16th June 2018 ★★★★★ Following a hugely successful workshop of Heathers at The Other Palace last summer this brand new production has already been a hit with audience members; selling almost all of the tickets before opening night. This UK premiere features new songs, a refined book and re-imagined staging.... Continue Reading →

A Little Princess – Review

A Little Princess: Southbank Centre, London Reviewed 28th May 2018 ★★★★★ This was the UK premiere of the musical adaptation of the Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic novel. With an all-star cast including Amanda Abbington (Sherlock), Danny Mac (Sunset Boulevard), Alexia Khandime (Wicked), Adam J. Bernard (Dreamgirls), Rebecca Trehearn (Showboat) accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert... Continue Reading →

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