With a focus on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sumptuously melodious score, the new chamber-sized production of The Woman in White avoids the excesses of the original staging, allowing the gripping Victorian melodrama to […]
The final performance of Rigoletto for the current season thrilled opera lovers around the nation and the world via cinema relay. Viewed live at the Royal Opera House, the performance had a […]
Everyone’s favourite tap dance musical is back on the West End, and, really, shouldn’t 42nd Street always be playing somewhere in the world at any given time?
It may be difficult to see the action on stage, but at least the music sounds glorious, with Vienna State Opera presenting a Don Giovanni blessed with uniformly strong vocals and the […]
The world’s hottest musical arrives in London in a pristine production that is matched by a gleaming, newly renovated West End theatre that is far superior to the show’s Broadway home.
A stage musical of Pinocchio sounds like a brilliant idea, but all the magical stagecraft in the world cannot save a show if the book is weak.
Girl from the North Country may have scored a slew of five star reviews during its Old Vic Theatre world premiere season, but on the West End stage it’s a case of […]
Menier Chocolate Factory once again proves that bigger isn’t better, presenting a lively, immersive staging of classic 1980 musical Barnum.
A decade after the mega-budget follow-up to The Producers flopped on Broadway, Mel Brooks is back with a scaled down Young Frankenstein, this time on London’s West End. The sets may be […]
A straightforward production allows heavenly singing to take centre stage in Ted Huffman’s white box staging of Madama Butterfly at Zurich Opera.