NEWS: Casting Announced for World Premiere of Vanara – The Legend

The musical will make its stage debut at the Hackney Empire from the 22nd to the 31st October. Casting has been announced for the upcoming stage premiere of Vanara The Legend, which heads to the Hackney Empire next month following on from its workshop performances and concept album. The production is set to include: Matthew… Read More

REVIEW: Breaking into Song by Adam Lenson

This thought-provoking book is as much about encouraging those love musicals to be more open minded as well as passionately highlighting the joys of musical theatre. Adam Lenson is certainly someone who is a champion of new musical theatre as both director and producer, his credits include recent musicals such as Francesca Forristal & Jordan… Read More

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