NEWS: Cast Confirmed for The Best of… Rock Musicals

Further casting has been confirmed for the two concerts of The Best of…Rock Musicals taking place at the Eventim Apollo on the 12th May. Taking place for the benefit of The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, the two concert performances is set to star Adam Pascal (Rent); Europe’s Adrianna Hicks (The Color Purple), Kristina Love (Tina) and David Michael Johnson (Jesus Christ Superstar); and London’s Kerry Ellis (Wicked)together with a host of Broadway and West End talent, the West End Chorus, the City of London… Read More

NEWS: A Star is Born Tops the Official Film Chart

The Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper film has debuted in  the number one spot on this week’s Official Film chart. The hit musical drama which is nominated for eight Oscars has hit the charts in the number one position and in doing so matches the height of the Motion Picture Cast Recording for the film which reached Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart and has so far spent a total of 15… Read More

Review Round Up: 9 to 5, Savoy Theatre

Dolly Parton’s musical based on the popular film  has officially opened at the Savoy Theatre. Here’s what  critics have been saying about it… London Theatre.co.uk: **** “Director Jeff Calhoun and choreographer Lisa Stevens keep the show bubbling with a sparkling, propulsive effervescence.” Time Out: *** “If her whole brand rests on the sincere heart beating under her fake rhinestone-studded costumes, ‘9 to 5’ is all about her often overlooked feminist… Read More

Interview With… Kira Malou, Michael O’Reilly and Simone Covele

The trio chatted to Simon Button about taking the production based on the classic film Dirty Dancing out on tour.  How does it feel taking on such iconic roles? Michael: Once you get over the fact that it’s quite a daunting role to take on because it’s so well-known it’s just really exciting. Everyone is so familiar with the show and they’re so familiar with the characters that you’re just excited to do it… Read More

REVIEW: The Band, New Victoria Theatre

Tim Firth’s warmhearted musical about friendship is a joy from  start to finish.  Ah 1993 – the year in which Bill Clinton was sworn in as President of the United States, Unforgiven won the Best Picture award at the Oscars – but also the year that Take That went to number one in the charts with the song ‘Pray’. Tim Firth’s nostalgic and genuinely heartwarming new… Read More