NEWS: Musical Theatre Stars to Perform in New Concert Series

Titled ‘Tonight at the London Coliseum’, the week long series of concerts will be streamed in September. Jack Maple and Brian Zeilinger, on behalf of Take Two Theatricals have today announced Tonight at the London Coliseum a week-long series of concerts to be performed on stage at the London Coliseum by some of the UK’s… Read More

NEWS: & Juliet Announces Sing-A -Long Performance

The producers of the popular musical have confirmed a special sing-a-long performance is set to take place in May. Featuring the music of songwriter Max Martin, & Juliet have confirmed that a special sing-a-long performance of the West End show will take place for the evening performance on the 12th May. This performance will allow… Read More

NEWS: & Juliet Extends West End Run

The musical that reimagines Romeo & Juliet is currently playing at the Shaftesbury Theatre. It has been announced that & Juliet, featuring the music of Max Martin will now be booking at the Shaftesbury Theatre until the 3rd October 2020. Having opened in London in November, following a run at the Manchester Opera House, &… Read More

REVIEW: & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre

This lively and empowering new musical is entertaining from start to finish. Who would have thought that if you were to put a selection of songs written and co-written by Max Martin plus a 2019 reinterpretation Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet you would end up with something so empowering and entertaining? On paper perhaps it would… Read More

First Listen…& Juliet

A new video has been released of the cast of & Juliet performing with the orchestra for the first time. Ahead of the new musical, featuring music by Max Martin, opening at the Manchester Opera House from the 10th September for a limited season before heading to the West End, a video has been released… Read More

NEWS: David Bedella Joins Cast of & Juliet

The two time Olivier Award winner is set to join the production, which will play a limited season at Manchester Opera House, from Tuesday 10th September to Saturday 12th October, before beginning performances in London at The Shaftesbury Theatre on Saturday 2nd November. Having won Olivier Awards for his performances  in Jerry Springer The Opera… Read More

NEWS: West End Stars Confirmed for & Juliet

The new musical will play a limited season at Manchester Opera House before playing at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Casting for & Juliet, the new musical that imagines Juliet’s famous ending as just her beginning, has confirmed casting for the production. As well as the award-winning Miriam-Teak Lee as Juliet, the musical is set to star: Cassidy Janson (Leading Ladies, Chess, Beautiful: The Carole… Read More

PREVIEW: Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum

The musical, inspired by Don Quixote, is set to star Kelsey Grammer.  The musical, featuring music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion, and a book by Dale Wasserman, is to be directed by Lonny Price – who returns to the London Coliseum following his productions of Sweeney Todd and Sunset Boulevard. In a 16th century dungeon Cervantes and his man servant await trial from… Read More

Review Round Up: Chess, London Coliseum

Chess is officially back in London, directed by Laurence Connor and starring Alexandra Burke, Michael Ball and Cassidy Janson. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it…  Rewrite This Story: *** “Benny and Björn’s virtuosic score soars and stoops in the most stunning, moving way. The outstanding orchestra are faultless- you’d be hard pressed… Read More

REVIEW: Chess, London Coliseum

Chris Omaweng paid a visit to the London Coliseum to see the revival  of the 1980’s musical.  You know the storyline is going to be a little difficult to follow if, like me, you’ve never seen Chess before, when there is a two-page synopsis in the show’s programme. There are a lot of us experiencing… Read More