REVIEW: The Last Five Years, The Other Palace (Online)

By turns joyful and heartbreaking, this virtual performance of Jason Robert Brown’s musical is a wonderful way to present it. It has to be said that sometimes theatre is at its best when it is delivered in a simple and straightforward way – which is certainly the case for this wonderful virtual performance of Jason… Read More

NEWS: Lambert Jackson Productions Announce Virtual Performance of The Last Five Years

Lambert Jackson Productions have released details of a virtual production of Jason Robert Brown’s musical to be streamed for three nights in June. It has been confirmed that Lambert Jackson Productions in association with The Other Palace,will present a virtual production of The Last Five Years. The production, set to star Lauren Samuels as Cathy… Read More

NEWS: Composers Invited to Write ‘A Song of Our Time’

It was announced today that composers are being asked to write ‘A Song of Our Time’ – an original song to be recorded by West End stars and a huge virtual choir with all proceeds going to Acting For Others. This new initiative created by theatre producer Danielle Tarento and actor and producer Paul Wilkins… Read More

Review Round Up: The Last Five Years, Southwark Playhuse

We round up the reviews for Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Jason Robert Brown’s musical at the Southwark Playhouse. WhatsOnStage: ***** “This staging adds so much more to the musical than ordinarily, and O’Boyle’s choices enable him to mine Brown’s lyrics and come up with gold.” The Stage: ***** “O’Boyle is forensic in the way he… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The Last Five Years at Southwark Playhouse

Jonathan O’Boyle’s production will play at the Southwark Playhouse from the 28th February. Casting has been announced for Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Jason Robert Brown’s musical The Last Five Years. The cast includes Molly Lynch as Cathy and Oli Higginson as Jamie. Molly Lynch’s previous stage credits include: Just So (The Barn Theatre, Cirencester), Sunset Boulevard (UK tour), Carousel and Sweeney… Read More

REVIEW: The Bridges of Madison County, Menier Chocolate Factory

Jenna Russell’s stunning performance combined with Trevor Nunn’s delicately understated production captures the soul of the story perfectly. Quiet and understated, this is a musical and story that subtly makes an impact on you with its gentle examination of what it is like to not have your life go quite the way you planned through… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals…. The Bridges of Madison County, Menier Chocolate Factory

The musical will open for previews at the Menier Chocolate Factory on the 13th July. Directed by Trevor Nunn, who recently directed Fiddler on the Roof which played at the Menier Theatre last year, the musical is based on on Robert James Waller’s 1992 novel, which was also transformed into the 1995 film starring Clint… Read More

NEWS: Jenna Russell to Star in The Bridges of Madison County at the Menier Chocolate Factory

It has been confirmed that the actress will star in the UK premiere of Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman’s musical at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Directed by Trevor Nunn, this UK premiere of the musical is set to begin performances at the Menier Chocolate Factory in July. It has now been confirmed that Jenna… Read More

NEWS: The Bridges of Madison County to have UK Premiere

Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman’s musical will make its UK debut at the Menier Chocolate Factory in July. The Tony Award winning musical is set to be directed by Trevor Nunn, who recently directed the Menier Chocolate Factory’s production of Fiddler on the Roof, which is currently playing in the West End. Based on… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting announced for Honeymoon in Vegas

The London Musical Theatre Orchestra have confirmed the full casting for their upcoming concert production of Honeymoon in Vegas.  Joining the previously announced Samantha Barks  and Arthur Darvill will be Maxwell Caulfield, Rosemary Ashe, Nicolas Colicos and Simon Lipkin , with supporting roles played by Daniel Amity, Maisey Bawden and Hywel Dowsell.   Honeymoon in Vegas is… Read More