REVIEW: Falsettos, The Other Palace

This is a musical that will leave you with a tear in your eye and a smile in your heart, thanks to Tara Overfield-Wilkinson’s thoughtful and sensitive production. Prepare for warmth, laughter and tears if you are planning on coming along to see this well written musical about family and love, set in the backdrop… Read More

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Five Reasons to See…Falsettos at The Other Palace

Love London Love Culture attended the press launch for the upcoming UK premiere of William Finn and James Lapine’s musical. Here’s five reasons why you need to book a ticket… It is a musical which is making its UK debut: this UK premiere has been apparently seven years in the making so clearly a lot… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for UK Premiere of Falsettos

William Finn and James Lapine’s musical will make its UK debut at The Other Palace from the 30th August.   Casting has been confirmed for the UK premiere of the musical, playing at The Other Palace for a limited season from the 30th August. The musical is set to star Natasha J Barnes (Cordelia), Daniel Boys (Marvin), Matt Cardle (Mendel), Gemma Knight-Jones (Charlotte), Laura… Read More

Review Round Up: Little Miss Sunshine, Arcola Theatre

This musical adaptation of the 2006 film is playing at the Arcola Theatre before embarking on a UK tour. WhatsOnStage: ** “It’s ironic that the production ends up mimicking the film – a faulty yet nostalgia-laden vehicle, pushed along through sheer determination by a stoic group trying its best.” The Stage: ** “It’s a shame,… Read More

Interview With… Laura Pitt-Pulford

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to Laura Pitt-Pulford about her current role in The Gronholm Method at the Menier Chocolate Factory.  Could you tell me a bit about what audiences can expect from The Gronholm Method? I would describe this play as a witty, psychological thriller. It keeps the audience constantly on the edge… Read More

REVIEW: The Gronholm Method, Menier Chocolate Factory

Intriguing and sharp, Jordi Galceran’s play asks just how far you would go to get the job that you want and at what cost with mesmerising effect.  What has been your most difficult job interview ever? Well whatever happened can’t have been any worse than what occurs in this intriguing psychological play that pits four… Read More

Review Round Up: Barnum, Menier Chocolate Factory

Gordon Greenberg directs this latest revival of the musical starring Marcus Brigstocke. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews here: Barnum tells the story of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, who combines razzle-dazzle with charm and brass to sell “humbug” to cheering crowds. A joyful and moving musical portrait of the nineteenth century’s… Read More

Review Round Up: Side Show, Southwark Playhouse

This UK premiere of the musical that flopped twice on Broadway arrives at the Southwark Playhouse. Can it be more of a success in London?  The Guardian: *** “You couldn’t wish for better casting, and if the show still fails to move as it should, the fault lies with a repetitive book, too many songs… Read More

NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe Announces 2017 Summer Season

The Shakespeare’s Globe has announced details of Emma Rice’s 2017 summer season titled ‘Summer of Love’.  Marking the 50th anniversary of the ‘Summer of Love’ of 1967, Emma Rice’s 2017 summer season will open on the 22nd April and will include productions of Romeo and Juliet,  Jessica Swale’s Nell Gwynn, Twelfth Night, Kneehigh’s Tristan & Yseult,… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Side Show at Southwark Playhouse

The full casting for the Broadway musical Side Show, which will appear at the Southwark Playhouse from the 21st October, has been announced.  Directed by Hannah Chissick and joining the previously announced Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt-Pulford will be Haydn Oakley, Jay Marsh, Dominic Hodson, Christopher Howell , Lala Barlow , Oliver Marshall , David Muscat, Nuwan Hugh Perera , Agnes Pure ,… Read More