Another flashy West End crowd pleaser, The Bodyguard demonstrates the fact that London music theatre does not have the award-focused obsession that Broadway does when creating new works. There Is nothing like […]
Bursting with energy, character, hits and humour, new musical The Commitments is fully deserving of the great success that comes when a terrific musical idea is expertly and lovingly realised. Technically a […]
Wildly inventive, joyfully humorous and unfailingly energetic, music theatre goldmine Menier Chocolate Factory provides boundless entertainment in this best of all possible productions of Candide. Director Matthew White has not only presided […]
Thoroughly disproving the old adage “you can’t go home again,” UK music theatre legend Marti Webb, now a sprightly, sunny 69, returns to the stage in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic song cycle […]
Ravishingly gorgeous and endlessly inventive, The Light Princess shows the artistic force of National Theatre at its very best. Helmed by ingenious director Marianne Elliott, and reuniting many of the other creatives […]
As with Stephen Ward, a terrific story, exotic setting and experienced production team all indicate a high chance of success, but the magic is just not there. The talented cast give the […]
Edgy, slick, pristine and as blackly humorous as it is genuinely thrilling, brand new musical American Psycho is set to divide and conquer as it soon makes its way around the globe.
Salacious subject matter, swinging era and groovy location all point to a terrific idea for a musical, but even with the world’s top theatre practitioners on board, that lightning-in-a-bottle magic of a […]
Ingeniously spectacular and unashamedly sentimental, The Lion King is the ultimate live theatre experience, provoking the full range an abundance of spine tingles, goose bumps, laughter and tears.
Boutique productions abounded this year, highlighting the expensive risk of full-scale commercial productions. Fortunately, smaller budgets for sets and costumes have no impact on the quality of the performances, with compelling acting […]