NEWS: Longlist of 15 New Musicals Announced for Chamber Musical Project

The shows that have been longlisted for the new project from Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment and Adam Lenson of Adam Lenson Productions. Continuing on from the success of Aria’s From Page to Stage festival and full-time literary department, and Lenson’s regular Signal Concerts, Katy Lipson and Adam Lenson have come together to present this new… Read More

NEWS: World Premiere of New Musical Vanara Announced

The new musical is set to begin performances at the Hackney Empire this October. Following two workshop performances and a concept album, it has been confirmed that Vanara will receive its world premiere at the Hackney Empire before embarking on a UK tour in 2022. Featuring a score by Gianluca Cucchiara and lyrics by Andrew… Read More

REVIEW: The Fabulist Fox Sister, Southwark Playhouse (Online)

This fascinating new musical by Luke Bateman and Michael Conley effortlessly merges history, comedy and music to uncover the story of the Fox sisters – the creation of spiritualism. Back in the 1800’s, three sisters unexpectedly came up with the idea of being able to talk to spirits following a joke that they played on… Read More

NEWS: Public Domain Extends Encore Streaming Period Until the 31st January

The new musical, filmed at the Southwark Playhouse has confirmed that due to popular demand it has added extra opportunities for people to watch it. It has been announced that Public Domain, written and performed by  Francesca Forristal and Jordan Paul Clarke will now be available for people to watch until the 31st January due… Read More

REVIEW: Public Domain, Southwark Playhouse (Online)

This brand new musical examines the positives and negatives of social media. Love it or loathe it, social media has certainly helped us all connect with each other over the years – but most particularly given the events of the last twelve months in particular. Having started the show exactly a year ago before the… Read More

REVIEW: Wasted, Southwark Playhouse (Online)

Empowering in many aspects, somehow elements of the story feel as though they get lost in this ambitious musical. It is admittedly fairly impossible to get a chance to catch every show that is happening in London and back in 2018 this was one show that sadly I missed out on seeing live. But thanks… Read More

Review Round Up: Wasted, Southwark Playhouse

Adam Lenson directs Natasha Barnes in this new rock musical about the Brontës. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  The Stage: *** “While it doesn’t always work, and it’s freeform almost to a fault, musical theatre in this country isn’t often allowed to experiment with form and scale like this – and… Read More

First Look At… Wasted, Southwark Playhouse

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon attended the launch for new rock musical Wasted about the Bronte sisters. Here’s a glimpse of what to expect…  Playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 6th September, Wasted is a brand new rock musical that follows the ups and downs in the lives of the Bronte sisters, featuring… Read More

Review Round Up: The Rink, Southwark Playhouse

Adam Lenson directs this revival of John Kander and Fred Ebb’s musical, currently playing at the Southwark Playhouse. Here’s what critics have so far made of it…  WhatsOnStage:  **** “O’Connor finds the soft centre of the hardened, sardonic single mother, while Sutton’s Angel hides her old vulnerabilities beneath a flinty exterior and a chip on her shoulder –… Read More

NEWS: Caroline O’Connor to Star in The Rink

The renowned Broadway, West End and film actress will star as Anna in the Southwark Playhouse’s upcoming production of The Rink.  The actress, who is currently starring as Countess Lily in the Broadway musical Anastasia, joins the first London revival of Kander and Ebb’s musical in 20 years. She is best known for playing Nini in Baz Luhrmann’s Oscar-winning film Moulin Rouge as… Read More