Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Wishlist

Editor Emma Clarendon selects twenty London productions she would love to see again… 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane: I know it only feels like yesterday that this show was in the West End – but I miss the sheer spectacle of it all! The dancing, the music and cast made this feel like a… Read More

Review Round Up: Shakespeare Trilogy, King’s Cross Theatre

Formed of Julius Caesar, Henry IV and The Tempest, the Donmar Warehouse’s productions are being performed in a special space at the King’s Cross Theatre for a limited time. But what have critics been saying about it?  The Guardian: ***** “The all-female casts and prison setting make you see the three plays afresh.” The Independent: *****… Read More

NEWS: Production Images Releasedfor David Bowie and Edna Walsh’s Lazarus

Production images for the European premiere of David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s musical Lazarus have been released, as the show opens for previews.  Playing for thirteen weeks only in a brand new 900 seat venue built at King’s Cross Theatre, Lazarus will see Michael C Hall as Newton, Michael Esper as Valentine and Sophia Anne Caruso… Read More

Shows Opening in November…

With October whizzing past us, here is a guide to some of the shows opening in London next month… Comus, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe: (Opening night 1st November) John Milton’s masque is directed by Lucy Bailey and stars Danny Lee Wynter in the title role. It is a story that sweeps audiences into a world… Read More

REVIEW: In The Heights, King’s Cross Theatre

Celebrating its first birthday and a change of cast, Love London Love Culture revisited Lin Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights.  This fantastically energetic show has certainly not lost any of its fun and upbeat nature since I last came to the King’s Cross Theatre to watch In the Heights. Lin Manuel Miranda’s contemporary musical set… Read More

NEWS: Full London Cast Announced for Lazarus

David Bowie and Edna Walsh’s musical will arrive at London’s King’s Cross Theatre from the 25th October.  The musical will receive its European premiere following a sold out run in New York from the 15th November 2015 to the 20th January 2016. Now ahead of its run at the King’s Cross Theatre, full casting for the… Read More

NEWS: In the Heights Announces Final Extension

Hit musical In the Heights, currently running at the King’s Cross Theatre has announced its final extension at the theatre, booking until the 8th January 2017.  The Olivier and Tony Award winning musical by Lin Manuel Miranda has also confirmed changes to the cast. From the 16th September, the cast will include: Arun Blair-Mangat as ‘Benny’… Read More

NEWS: Lazarus to get London Premiere at King’s Cross Theatre

The musical by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, directed by Ivo van Hove, will arrive at the King’s Cross Theatre from the 25th October it has been confirmed.  Inspired by the novel The Man Who Fell To Earth by Walter Tevis, Lazarus follows the story of  Thomas Newton as he remains still on Earth, a ‘man’ unable… Read More

Justin Fletcher Joins Cast of The Railway Children

It has been confirmed that Justin Fletcher aka Mr Tumble will be joining the cast of The Railway Children from the 31st August until the 30th October.  Justin Fletcher will join the cast as the beloved Mr Perks for two months only in Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation. The Railway Children will have its final performance… Read More

New Cast Members Join In The Heights

New cast members have joined the Olivier Award winning musical In the Heights, taking part in their first performance last night.  Joining the cast are Christine Allado (From Here to Eternity, Here Lies Love) as Vanessa, Norma Atallah (The Sound of Music – Live) as Abuela and Jonathan Bishop (The Lion King) as Graffiti Pete (from… Read More