REVIEW: Hairspray Live!, The Shows Must Go On

This latest offering in The Shows Must Go On series covers issues that have become part of headline news in recent days. It is such a shame that by watching Hairspray Live! based on the musical and set in 1960’s Baltimore is still so relevant in the themes it covers such as body shaming and… Read More

NEWS: Hairspray Live! Announced as Next Production in The Shows Must Go On Series

The 2016 production of Hairspray will be made available to UK audiences for 48 hours through Universal’s The Shows Must Go On series. The television special version of Hairspray will be the next show to feature in the Shows Must Go On series, streaming from Friday 29th May and available to UK audiences for two… Read More

Review Round Up: The Light in the Piazza, Royal Festival Hall

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the UK premiere of Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas’s musical. Time Out: ** “Still, these lyrical passages aren’t matched by this production’s clumsy staging: the substantial plaster bum of a Roman statue looms over a dated-feeling curve of Florentine scenery, which feels strangely cramped in Southbank… Read More

NEWS: Alex Jennings Joins the Cast of The Light in the Piazza

The actor joins the previously announced soprano Renée Fleming and star of Disney’s The Descendants Dove Cameron in the production playing at the Royal Festival Hall from June. It has been announced that the three time  Olivier Award winner and current BAFTA nominee, Alex Jennings (My Fair Lady, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The Queen, Bridget Jones:… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for The Light in the Piazza

The musical will play for a limited run at the Royal Festival Hall  from the 14th June. Joining the previously announced Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron, the production directed by  Olivier award-winner, Daniel Evans is also set to star: Rob Houchen,Celinde Schoenmaker, Liam Tamne, Marie McLaughlin and Malcolm Sinclair. Casting for the role of Signor Naccarelli, Fabrizio’s father has yet to be announced. Meanwhile, the company will also include  Matthew Woodyatt,… Read More

NEWS: The Light in the Piazza To Play at the Royal Festival Hall in 2019

The London premiere of the Tony Award winning musical is set to take place at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall from the 14th June until the 5th July.  Scenario Two have announced that their debut production will be the London premiere of Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel’s musical which will be directed by Daniel… Read More