Kicking off her last season as Artistic Director, Emma Rice has taken the French – Belgian film Les Émotifs Anonymes and adapted it into a stunning musical alongside music and lyrics by Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond. The show follows two … Continue reading Romantics Anonymous @ The Globe
I am always intrigued and excited by a new theatre opening, so you can imagine my excitement walking into the new Marble Arch Theatre, a pop up that felt as if I was walking into a really big tent with … Continue reading Five Guys Named Moe @ Marble Arch Theatre
The London Musical Theatre Orchestra has made its debut in my neck of the woods, Hackney on a fantastic Saturday night outing. The founder of LMTO, Freddie Tapner led an incredible company of musicians bringing the classic Jerry Herman’s score … Continue reading LMTO’s Mack and Mabel @ Hackney Empire
Racky Plews’ production of Footloose has reached its final destination its UK tour at the Peacock Theatre in London. Based on the famous 1984 film that starred Kevin Bacon, the musical follows a high school senior called Ren who moves … Continue reading Footloose @ Peacock Theatre
Nearly 40 years after premiering in the West End, the musical adaptation of Harold Gray’s comic strip Little Orphan Annie, Annie the Musical has landed back in the West End with a crash, louder than Miss Hannigan when she’s had … Continue reading Annie @ Piccadilly Theatre
An impromptu decision back in September and a very low bank balance later, I was thrilled to see, what is rightfully described as “the best musical of the 21st century” at the show’s Broadway home. Hamilton created an earthquake in … Continue reading NYC ’17 | Seeing Hamilton on Broadway
Inspired by the book by Walter Trevis, Lazarus is a surrealist, technologically fantastical piece of musical theatre about a man names Thomas Newton who has fallen to earth, he then, meets a girl that only he can see, who is … Continue reading Lazarus @ the King’s Cross Theatre
I was so unbelievably excited last week to attend the first preview of The Last Five Years at the St James Theatre. Going into it, I already knew the show was going to be good. The show is one of my all time favourite scores. The production was directed by Jason Robert Brown who also wrote/composed the piece. And the two characters were to be played by Samantha Barks & Jonathan Bailey, who I knew had previously worked together before, so clearly they have chemistry. The Last Five Years follows Cathy & Jamie over the course of the five years … Continue reading The Last Five Years @ St James Theatre.
This is SUCH a delayed post! It’s only recently that I have decided to start posting more and more theatre content alongside my bookish content. But now I am catching up with shows that I have seen in September that are still running. So, today I bring you my review of The Bodyguard, the musical based on the 1992 film starring Whitney Houston.
If you have been following me on Twitter and/or Instagram since the start of the year, then you will have seen that I can’t seem to stop taking trips to see In The Heights at the Kings Cross Theatre. Last night was my 7th trip to el Barrio. From seeing the early cast members to seeing various understudies to even attending the same performance as it’s music & lyrics creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. This show continues to be vibrant & brilliant. In The Heights is set in Washington Heights in New York and follows the ups and downs of the characters in … Continue reading In The Heights