Interview With….Matt Blaker

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to Matt about returning to The Phantom of the Opera. Hi Matt – how does it feel to be part of The Phantom of the Opera again? Hey! I am genuinely absolutely delighted to be back as part of the Phantom of the Opera family. And I call… Read More

First Look at…The Devil Wears Prada

The new musical is currently receiving its World premiere at the James M. Nederlander theatre in Chicago for a limited run before heading to Broadway.   Production images have been released for the World premiere of The Devil Wears Prada which officially opens in Chicago this evening (7th August) having begun performances on the 19th… Read More

NEWS: Melody Thornton to Star in UK & Ireland Tour of The Bodyguard

The production is set to open at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre on Saturday 28 January 2023. It has been announced that former Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton will play the role of Rachel Marron in the upcoming UK and Ireland tour of The Bodyguard, having played the role when the production toured China for six months. Further casting has yet to… Read More

REVIEW: South Pacific, Sadler’s Wells

This glorious revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical is a simple but stylish production that allows the score to soar beautifully. ‘I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair’, ‘Some Enchanted Evening’ ‘There is Nothin’ Like a Dame’ – this is a show that is filled with beautiful classic songs that really soar in… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for UK Tour of White Christmas

The production will be embarking on a new UK tour from the 12th November. The principle casting for the upcoming new UK tour of Made at Curve’s production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas has been announced. The production will star Jay McGuiness as Bob Wallace, Lorna Luft as Martha Watson, Michael Starke as General Waverly and Dan Burton, Jessica Daley and Monique Young returning in their… Read More

NEWS: UK Premiere of New Musical Trump L’Oeil Announced

The musical will play at Upstairs at the Gatehouse from the 7th September. Following a successful off-Broadway run, it has been announced that Trump L’Oeil will make its UK premiere at Upstairs at the Gatehouse in September. This new musical by Henry Parkman Biggs is an exploration of Trump’s presidency brings a tongue-in-cheek retelling of… Read More

Review Round Up: Sister Act, Eventim Apollo

The musical revival starring Beverley Knight and Jennifer Saunders arrives in London – but what do the critics think? The Upcoming: ***** “Every cast member excels at infusing the whole show with fun and vitality. Cracking jokes along the way amid their shimmering devotion, the nuns turn the comedy into exciting entertainment. Special mention must… Read More

NEWS: New Casting Announced for Back to the Future

The musical based on the popular film is currently booking at the Adelphi Theatre until the 12th February 2023. New casting for Back to the Future The Musical from the 17th August has been announced by Colin Ingram, together with Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, the creators of the Back To The Future film trilogy. The Olivier, WhatsOnStage… Read More

NEWS: New UK Tour of Annie to Take Place in 2023

The production will open at the Curve in Leicester on the 25th February 2023. Michael Harrison and David Ian have announced that their production of the musical Annie will be embarking on a UK tour in 2023, following tours throughout 2015/16 and in 2019, as well as extended seasons in both the West End and Toronto.… Read More

Review Round Up: 101 Dalmatians, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Find out whether critics thought this new musical adaptation based on Dodie Smith’s classic story was a success or not. The Guardian: ** “The show certainly improves as it goes along, and it works best as a children’s show: my two young nieces stayed hooked throughout on press night. So, perhaps a crowd-pleaser for the… Read More