REVIEW: Cinderella, Gillian Lynne Theatre

This modern take on the classic fairytale is plenty of fun – but there are moments where the music and story feel a little bit flimsy. Featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by David Zippel and a wonderfully lively book by Emerald Fennell, this contemporary take on Cinderella is plenty of fun from start… Read More

REVIEW: Symphonic Suites by Andrew Lloyd Webber/ The Andrew Lloyd Webber Orchestra

This sumptuous recording highlights the power of music in terms of storytelling. Recorded at the Theatre Royal Dury Lane, this gorgeously put together album features three symphonic suites composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber – one each for The Phantom of the Opera, Evita and Sunset Boulevard and showcases the music in a beautifully clear way.… Read More

Review Round Up: Cinderella, Gillian Lynne Theatre

We round up the reviews for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical, which has finally been able to open at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. Evening Standard: **** “Laurence Connor’s production mixes panto-style archness with professional West End glitz and springs its big surprise in Act Two. At the ball, the stage and several rows of the… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for the UK Tour of School of Rock

The musical is set to open its first ever UK tour at the Hull New Theatre on the 7th September. Full casting has been confirmed for the first UK tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical based on the hit film starring Jack Black. Jake Sharp is leading the band, taking on the role of Dewey… Read More

Review Round Up: The Phantom of the Opera, Her Majesty’s Theatre

Discover what critics had to say about this revamped production of the long running musical. The Guardian: **** “Lucy St Louis (who played Diana Ross in Motown the Musical) is an enchanting Christine, the object of the Phantom’s obsession. She’s beatific, her tone bright with no harsh glare, all delicate vibrato, fine control and escalating power.”… Read More

REVIEW: Cinderella (Original West End Cast Recording)

This cast recording showcases this contemporary and feisty interpretation of the classic fairytale with great style. It feels as though we have had a number of different takes on Cinderella in recent years – particularly in terms of film releases that it does make you wonder if there was anything else that could be done… Read More

REVIEW: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, London Palladium

The lively return of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical is filled with exuberant joy that makes it impossible to resist. Filled with playfulness and joy that makes for a perfect match for Tim Rice’s smartly funny lyrics, Laurence Connor’s production definitely ensures that audiences leave with a massive smile on their faces –… Read More

NEWS: Casting For The Phantom of the Opera Announced

The cast and creative team for the long running musical has been announced ahead of the show’s return in July. Joining the previously announced Killian Donnelly in the title role will be Lucy St Louis as Christine and Rhys Whitfield playing Raoul. They will be joined by Saori Oda as Carlotta Giudicelli, Matt Harrop as… Read More

NEWS: Andrew Lloyd Webber Records New Album With 81 Piece Orchestra

The new album, set to be released in June, is a recording of three symphonic suites from his best known musicals. This newly announced album is the first live performance to take place at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane, following Lloyd Webber’s LW Theatres’ two year, £60 million total restoration. Titled Andrew Lloyd… Read More

NEWS: Curve to Re-release Sunset Boulevard at Home

It has been announced that the Made at Curve production of Sunset Boulevard will be available to view online once more from the 10th to the 15th May, with money raised going to the The Andy Nairn Bursaries in Technical Theatre. The Curve’s streamed production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical was directed by Nikolai Foster… Read More