Here’s a few reads that have been really popular on Love London Love Culture this week….
Interview with Laura Harling: we chatted to the Artistic Director about the company’s latest production One Hundred Trillion being performed at the Old Vic workrooms from the 7th to the 11th May.
Five Minutes with Olivia Rose Smith: the actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about her latest role in The Amber Trap, playing at Theatre503 from the 24th April.
Review of Maggie May at the Finborough Theatre: this week saw LLLC paying a visit to the Finborough Theatre to catch the revival of Lionel Bart’s musical. In her review, Emma Clarendon said: “there is potential to this musical – but it definitely needs work to provide a stronger plot and more development for the characters to drive the story forward more.”
Reaction to the Olivier Awards: last week saw the Olivier Awards taking place and we have shared a few thoughts about the winners and the way in which the ceremony is broadcast on television.
Review of Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now at the Gagosian Gallery: this week saw the opening of a new exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery, examining the way in which self-portraits have transformed over the past century, placing Rembrandt’s Self Portrait with Two Circles at the centre of the exhibition.
Review of Gravity & Other Myths’ A Simple Space at the Underbelly Festival: Love London Love Culture’s first trip to the Underbelly festival this year saw us at the press night for Gravity & Other Myths’ production which is headlining this year’s festival.
Preview of Sweet Charity at the Donmar Warehouse: also proving popular this week, people have been wanting to find out more about the Donmar’s new production of the musical Sweet Charity, which is playing at the theatre until the 8th June.
Review of Tina- The Tina Turner Musical Cast Recording: this week LLLC listened to the newly released original London cast recording of the musical, featuring the extraordinary vocal talents of Adrienne Warren.
Review round up:La Forza Del Destino at the Royal Opera House: still proving popular this week is our review round up of Christof Loy’s production, which plays at the Royal Opera House until the 22nd April.
News: Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia will make European premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in 2020: this week it was announced that Cirque du Soleil’s waking dream of Mexico will be performed at the Royal Albert Hall next year.