NEWS: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel to Tour the UK

The stage adaption based on Deborah Moggach’s bestselling novel which inspired the BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated film will open at Richmond Theatre on Tuesday, 30th August 2022. Simon Friend Entertainment has announced that The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has been adapted for the stage and will embark on a UK tour next year, directed by Lucy Bailey. After… Read More

First Look at…The Wiz, Hope Mill Theatre

The production is currently playing at the Manchester based theatre – with press night taking place this evening (Sunday 28th November). Now playing at the Hope Mill Theatre until the 16th January 2022, production images have been released for this revival of the musical directed by Matthew Xia (Into the Woods, Royal Exchange). Based on L.… Read More

NEWS: Giles Terera’s Song Cycle Black Matter Now Streaming on Broadway HD

Following a successful streaming run earlier this year, Giles’s Terera’s song cycle is now available to watch through Broadway HD. Written and performed by Terera, Black Matter was created during lockdown in the Summer 2020 as he watched London life in its new and quiet form. Each of the songs that make up the song… Read More

NEWS: UK Release Date Announced for Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It

The documentary film explores the lesser known aspects of Rita Moreno’s life. It has been announced that Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It, a new documentary film about the life and career of the actress, will be released on digital download from the 6th December. Over a career spanning more… Read More

Review Round Up: The Drifters Girl, Garrick Theatre

We round up the reviews for the new musical which opens in London following a run in Newcastle. WhatsOnStage: **** “What raises The Drifters Girl is the imagination of Jonathan Church’s production, fluently designed by Anthony Ward and lit by Ben Cracknell with fluorescent tubes dividing simple panels into different spaces. Fay Fullerton’s costumes are beautifully attentive… Read More

Review Round Up: Lubaina Himid Exhibition, Tate Modern

We round up the reviews for the Tate Modern’s exhibition exploring the work of the Turner Prize winning artist. The Guardian: *** “If Tate Modern thinks painting is now modern, it needs to give some thought to why some paintings are just decorative, while others are profound. There’s nothing here to show why this particular… Read More

NEWS: Alex Jennings to Star in the World Premiere of The Southbury Child

The production of Stephen Beresford‘s new play will run at the Chichester Festival Theatre from the 13th to 25 June 2022 before heading to the Bridge Theatre from the 1st July. It has been confirmed that three-time Olivier award-winning Alex Jennings will lead the cast for The Southbury Child the new play by BAFTA winner Stephen Beresford. This… Read More

Review Round Up: House of Gucci

We round up the reviews for Ridley Scott’s film examining the story of Patrizia Reggiani and the murder of Maurizio Gucci. The Guardian: **** “Ridley Scott’s fantastically rackety, messy soap opera about the fall of the house of Gucci is rescued from pure silliness by Lady Gaga’s glorious performance as Patrizia Reggiani, the enraged ex-wife… Read More

NEWS: Tom Solomon to Release New Album

The West End actor has confirmed that he will be releasing his new album Musicals Vol.1 on the 10th December. Following on from his 2016 album Beautiful Day, which went to No.1 on the iTunes Classical Chart, Tom Solomon has announced that his new album focusing on songs from the musicals will be released next… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of….The Rhythmics, Southwark Playhouse

The production of the new British musical is set to begin performances at the Southwark Playhouse from the 2nd December. Rehearsal images have been released for the British musical which is receiving its premiere at the Southwark Playhouse next month. Featuring book and lyrics by Metta’s Artistic Director P Burton-Morgan, and music and lyrics from Stiles… Read More