NEWS: Diana Musical Set to Open on Broadway in 2020

The musical based on the life of Princess Diana had its world premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego earlier this year. It has been confirmed that the new musical written by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan will be heading to Broadway’s Longacre Theater from the 2nd March 2020. Having premiered at San Diego’s… Read More

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NEWS: Barry Manilow’s Musical Harmony to Make New York Debut

The musical will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. It has been confirmed that the musical created by Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman will be heading to New York in February 2020. This production, which will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Floksbiene,… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for A History of Water in the Middle East at the Royal Court Theatre

The world premiere of the production will take place at the Royal Court Theatre from the 10th October. The Royal Court Theatre have announced casting for the upcoming world premiere of A History of Water in the Middle East, written by Sabrina Mahfouz and directed by Stef O’Driscoll. Laura Hanna and David Mumeni have been… Read More

REVIEW: Tales of the Turntable, ZooNation Youth Company, Southbank Centre

This energetic company present a lively show about family, overcoming adversity and following your passion that leaves you with a smile on your face. The sheer confidence and joy that is expressed through this wonderful new dance piece directed and choreographed by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille is astounding. From a pulsating dance off from two rival gangs… Read More

REVIEW: Once on This Island, Southwark Playhouse

The British Theatre Academy pour their heart and soul into this vibrant production of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s musical. With its carnival vibe running throughout this lively and enthusiastic production directed by Lee Proud, the British Theatre Academy have once again selected a show that perfectly captures the talent they produce. The one act… Read More

Review Round Up: Romeo & Juliet, Sadler’s Wells

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Matthew Bourne’s reimagining of Romeo & Juliet . The Independent: **** “Where many Romeo retellings emphasise contemporary divisions, Bourne reframes it as a story of young people against a uniformly oppressive system.” The Telegraph: ***** “For a few agonising moments during the press night for Matthew Bourne’s new… Read More

Interview With…Joseph Rowe

The actor chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in My One True Friend at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Hi Joseph, could you explain more about what ‘My One True Friend’ is about? The play predominantly focuses on a white colonial family in Rhodesia in the 1970s. On the back drop is an apartheid like regime and… Read More

NEWS: Joel Montague Joins the Cast of Falsettos

The actor will take on the role of  Mendel in the UK premiere of the musical which will play at The Other Palace from the 30th August. It has been confirmed that the actor will be taking on the role originally due to be played by Matt Cardle, who has had to withdraw from the… Read More

REVIEW: Showtune, Union Theatre

This lively showcase for Jerry Herman’s music is a very satisfying tribute to his work. Celebrating the work of renowned Broadway musical composer Jerry Herman and conceived by Paul Gilger, Showtune is a warmly affectionate tribute to his contribution to musical theatre. It is presented with great energy and enthusiasm from both director and choreographer… Read More

Review Round Up: Bat Out of Hell, New York City Center

The musical which brings to life the songs of Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf is now playing in New York. But what have critics been saying about it? Observer.com: ” I’ve never seen a cast work so passionately on such silly material. Polec, as the often shirtless, mike-twirling rock Adonis, has a wild comic energy that… Read More