REVIEW: Mack & Mabel, London Musical Theatre Orchestra, Hackney Empire

The London Musical Theatre Orchestra made their East London debut with a spectacular and lively performance of Mack and Mabel that thrilled audiences from beginning to end.    Just when you think that the London Musical Theatre Orchestra couldn’t put anymore into their performances, they up their game once again with this wonderful performance of… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…Hair the Musical, The Vaults

New rehearsal images have been released for the upcoming 50th anniversary production of Hair the Musical, playing at The Vaults from the 4th October. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening:  1967 and HAIR‘s hippie-hood youngsters live as The Tribe, in the East Village of New York: yearning to change the world, questioning authority… Read More

NEWS: Marianne Elliott to Direct Stephen Sondheim & George Furth’s Company

It has been announced that Marianne Elliott will direct a new production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s award winning musical Company.  The production will open for a strictly limited run at the Gielgud Theatre from the 26th September 2018 and will for the first time ever see the lead role of Bobby  re-imagined as a… Read More

PREVIEW: Million Dollar Quartet, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

The Million Dollar Quartet will visit the theatre from the 25th to the 30th September.  This musical is inspired by the famous recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, these four-star musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for… Read More

Review Round Up: Five Guys Named Moe, Marble Arch Theatre

Performed in a brand new theatre at Marble Arch, does this revival of Five Guys Named Moe win over the critics?  Nomax is single, broke and drinking his sorrows away when five guys named Moe – Big Moe, Little Moe, Eat Moe, Know Moe and Four-Eyed Moe – appear out of nowhere to help him straighten out and… Read More

NEWS: Anna O’Byrne to Star in The Woman in White

It has been announced that acclaimed musical star Anna O’Byrne will star in the upcoming London revival of The Woman in White from the 20th November at the Charing Cross Theatre.  The Australian musical theatre star Anna O’Byrne, will take the role of Laura Fairlie in the first London revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical The Woman… Read More

REVIEW: Footloose the Musical, Peacock Theatre

Based on the classic film, this stage adaptation has plenty of energy and is infectious from beginning to end.  If there is ever a show that celebrates freedom and breaking the rules then this is it. Featuring hit songs such as Holding Out for a Hero, Let’s Here it for the Boy, Footloose has plenty… Read More

REVIEW: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, New Victoria Theatre

Joe McElderry stars as Joseph in the latest UK tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s classic musical.  As a child, chances are that your first experience of a Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber will be either performing or watching Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat which is why it has remained so… Read More

NEWS: Shrek the Musical Announces Casting For New UK Tour

The new tour of the musical will open at the Edinburgh Playhouse from the 12th December.  The brand new UK tour of Shrek the Musical  is set to star Call the Midwife star Laura Main as Princess Fiona, Steffan Harri as Shrek, Marcus Ayton as Donkey and Samuel Holmes as Lord Farquaad. Steffan Harri returns… Read More

NEWS: Cast Confirmed for Emma Rice’s Musical Romantics Anonymous

Shakespeare’s globe has confirmed full casting for the upcoming production of Emma Rice’s musical, playing at the theatre from the 20th October.  Adapted from the French-Belgian film Les Émotifs Anonymes written by Jean-Pierre Améris and Philippe Blasband, Romantics Anonymous is a story of courage and the journey to finding happiness. The musical follows Angélique, a gifted chocolate maker… Read More