Utterly charming in concept, form and execution, the originality of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder is a breath of fresh air in the modern-day miasma of movie-musicals.Nifty performances, snazzy design […]
Rocky could have been a contender. Blue chip title, beloved song writing team, high production values, legendary Broadway house. The final twenty or so minutes are quite exhilarating, but they come too […]
Seldom seen in this time of corporate-driven, franchise-ready productions, the star vehicle makes a well-deserved return for Idina Menzel, worshipped and idolized star of music theatre stage, concert hall stage, small screen, […]
A riot of vivid colour and constant movement, Aladdin is pure, sit-back-and-enjoy-it, see-every-cent-of-your-ticket-price-on-stage entertainment. Throw in a melodic score, laugh-out-loud book and terrific performances, and you have the makings of a well-deserved […]
Of all the chocolate box operas, La Bohème is the box of Cadbury favourites: familiar, well-loved, and oh so delicious. Almost all of the Zeffirelli productions have disappeared from the Met but […]
Anthony Minghella’s treasured staging makes a welcome return to the Met, providing an ideal star vehicle for fast-rising young Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais.
Opera companies do it all the time, so why not theatre companies? Roundabout presents a welcome revival of their acclaimed 1998 revival of Kander and Ebb’s Cabaret. Same designs, same theatre, same […]
Glorious singing from three well-matched leads characterised this otherwise somewhat uninspiring presentation of Umberto Giordano’s verismo potboiler Andrea Chénier.
A love letter to old Broadway, Bullets is a laugh-a-minute smash, fashioned by consummate theatre professionals into an evening of unabashed theatrical delight.
Encores’ second 2014 presentation created the The Most Happy Audiences, with beaming crowds gushing about this sublime staging of an especially treasured Broadway classic.