Review Round Up: My Name is Lucy Barton, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

We round up the reviews for the stage adaptation based on Elizabeth Strout’s novel, which played at the Bridge Theatre in London in 2018. Variety: “Mother and daughter relationships are always complicated, to say the least. But they don’t necessarily have to be vicious and destructive, either. That’s not Strout’s style, and it’s not what… Read More

Broadway Shows to Look Out For…

Here’s a guide to some of the shows opening on Broadway soon including several transfers from London…. A Soldier’s Play, American Airlines Theatre: already in previews, the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play will officially open on Broadway on the 21st January. The production stars David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood in… Read More

NEWS: Sing Street Heading to Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre

The New York Theatre Workshop’s production of the new musical will transfer to Broadway from the 26th March. This world premiere production featuring music and lyrics by Gary Clark and John Carney will be heading to Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre in the Spring. Directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman, the Broadway transfer of the musical… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Birthday Candles

The production will begin performances at New York’s American Airlines Theatre on the 2nd April. Full casting has been announced for Vivienne Benesche’s production of Noah Haidle’s play. Joining the previously announced Debra Messing in the production will be: Andre Braugher as “Matt” and Enrico Colantoni as “Kenneth,” Crystal Finn as “Joan/Alex/Beth,” Susannah Flood as “Alice/Madeline/Ernie,” and Christopher Livingston as “Billy/John.” Ernestine Ashworth, spends… Read More

Review Round Up: Jagged Little Pill, Broadhurst Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Broadway’s latest addition… Variety: ” Paulus directs everyone to their strengths; not since “Rent,” perhaps, has a musical invested so many bravura roles with so much individual life.”  The Guardian: **** “But the musical, you will quickly discover, isn’t about any one song, story or theme. It’s… Read More

Review Round up: The Inheritance, Ethel Barrymore Theater

Stephen Daldry’s production of Matthew Lopez’s critically acclaimed play has transferred to Broadway. The New York Times: “Ambition and achievement are not entirely commensurate in “The Inheritance.” Its breadth doesn’t always translate into depth. As fine as the acting is throughout — and quietly brilliant when the extraordinary veteran Lois Smith takes the stage, toward… Read More

REVIEW: Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Broadway Cast Recording

Following the news that the Broadway musical will be heading to the West End in 2021, Emma Clarendon took a listen to the Broadway cast recording. Dazzling and spectacular from start to finish, this electrifying cast recording gives a real sense of the theatricality of the story through the use of even more contemporary songs… Read More

Review Round Up: Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the musical based on Tina Turner’s life and career, which has transferred to Broadway. But what have critics made of it? The New York Times: “what I’ve just described is a rock concert — which is what “Tina” essentially turns into. It’s a blast if that’s… Read More

NEWS: Mrs Doubfire to Open on Broadway in 2020

The new musical based on the classic Robin Williams film will begin performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on the 9th March 2020. It has been confirmed that the new musical will be heading to Broadway next year, following its world premiere at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre from the 26th November until the 29th December.… Read More

Review Round Up: Slave Play, Golden Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Robert O’Hara’s production now playing in New York’s Golden Theatre. DC Metro: “There is something (well, actually, there are lots and lots and lots of things) to offend everyone in Slave Play, so if you’re in the market for a pleasant evening at the theater, you won’t… Read More