Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 9th October 2022

Here’s a guide to some of our most popular reads off the week…

Preview of Light of Passage, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House: find out more about the upcoming World Premiere of Crystal Pite who has transformed her critically acclaimed ballet Flight Pattern into a full production as a response to the refugee crisis. It will play from the 18th October until the 3rd November.

Review of Life of Pi, Wyndham’s Theatre: we finally managed to pay a visit to see this Olivier Award winning show, which has recently changed cast. Find out what we thought of the show by catching up with our review…

Interview with Kim Tatum: this week saw us chatting to Kim about starring in Outbox Theatre’s latest production ‘Groove’ and what it means to bring the show to audiences.

Review: Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, BFI London Film Festival: the BFI London Film Festival began this week and we were lucky enough to catch the world premiere of this cinema adaptation of the Olivier Award winning musical. Directed by Matthew Warchus and starring Alisha Weir and Emma Thompson, this is a joy filled film that leaves you with a smile on your face. Read our full review on the website now.

Review Round Up: The Boy with Two Hearts, National Theatre: we took a closer look at what critics have had to say about this stage adaptation of Hamed & Hessam Amiri’s book, which is playing at the National Theatre until the 12th November.

News: Carrie Hope Fletcher and Jamie Muscato to star in concert production of Once: it has been confirmed that the two West End stars will reunite (having appeared together in Heathers the musical) to appear in a concert performance of the Olivier Award winning musical, which will take place on the 12th March 2023.

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bad Cinderella to head to Broadway: it was confirmed this week that Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most recent musical will be heading to Broadway next year, with Linedy Genao taking on the title role. The musical which had a West End run features  a book by Academy Award winner Emerald Fennell and lyrics by Tony and Olivier Award winner David Zippel. The creative team is also set to include choreographer JoAnn M.Hunter and direction by Laurence Connor.

Review of The Caucasian Circle at the Rose Theatre: We paid a visit the the Kingston based theatre to catch Christopher Haydon’s production of Brecht’s play, which continues to play at the theatre until the 22nd October. Discover what we thought by catching up with our review.

Review Round Up: Blues for An Alabama Sky, National Theatre: discover what critics have had to say about this revival of Pearl Cleage’s play, currently playing at the National Theatre until the 5th November.

News: Further guests confirmed for Musical Con: more guests have been announced for the UK’s upcoming first musical con, which will be taking place at ExCel on the 22nd and 23rd October. Guests are set to include:Adam Garcia, David Bedella, Louise Dearman, Miriam Teak Lee, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Courtney Bowman, Collette Guitart, Shaka Macfarlane, Joel Montague, Jordan Shaw, Tosh Wanogho-Maud, Michael Duke, Craig Gallivan and Hannah Lowther. They are joined by leading creatives including co-writer of Six Toby Marlow, Heathers choreographer Gary Lloyd and Rent choreographer Tom Jackson Greaves.

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