Missed anything that we posted this week? Here’s a round up of what has been written about this week…
Review of Freddie Mercury: A World of His Own, Sotheby’s: this week saw us paying our very first visit to Sotheby’s (not to bid or buy I should add!) to take a glimpse at many of Freddie Mercury’s personal possessions ahead of them being auctioned off next month. The way in which it is laid out feels like you are stepping into his own home and the variety of objects on display is extraordinary. A well worth visit to anyone with interest in music history or Freddie Mercury himself.
Cirque Du Soleil to return to the Royal Albert Hall in 2024: it has been confirmed that the renowned circus company will return for another London residency next year with its reimagined production of Alegría. Find out more on the website now!
New casting announced for the London production of Cabaret: in exciting news this week, new casting has been confirmed for the critically acclaimed production, taking over from the current leads are…. (visit the website to find out more!
Go inside the rehearsals of Frantic Assembly’s production of Metamorphosis: take a look at what has been happening in the rehearsals of Frantic Assembly’s new production which will embark on a UK tour from the 11th September.
Find out more about the return of Batboy the Musical: fan of Batboy the Musical? Then you will be excited to read that it will be returning to London for one concert performance only this October!
Review of Theater Camp: this week also saw a special preview screening of this new film that highlights the joy and hard work that goes into creating a musical theatre production. It is released in cinemas on the 25th August.
Casting announced for West End Concert Show For Tonight: this one off concert production of the musical will be heading to the Adelphi Theatre at the beginning of next month…
Dulwich Picture Gallery announce Soulscapes exhibition for 2024: the gallery has confirmed details of its Soulscapes exhibition which will be displayed in the early part of 2024.
First impressions of Wonka: this new film (which will be released in December) will focus on the origin story of Willy Wonka and I share a few of my thoughts on what I think based on the initial trailer that has been released.
Production images released for Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder: production images have been released for the newly expanded version of the musical which is currently playing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival before heading to the Bristol Old Vic (13th-30th September) and Home Manchester (5th-21st October).