REVIEW: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, London Palladium

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s beloved family musical returns to the West End in a new production. But does it keep the magic of the show alive? As a child, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is probably the first musical that you experience either at school or see on stage. It is a… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Full casting has been confirmed for the brand new production of tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, which will play at the London Palladium from the 27th June. Joining the previously announced Sheridan Smith  as The Narrator, Jason Donovan  as Pharaoh, and  Jac Yarrow who will make his professional debut as Joseph will be Michael Pickering as Simeon… 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

REVIEW: School of Rock, New London Theatre

Immature, entertaining and energetic are probably the best words to sum up Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical, transferring from Broadway.  Based on the immensely popular film starring Jack Black, School of Rock is transformed into a fun and energetic musical which is almost in danger of having too much energy that it borders on frantic… Read More

Five Reasons to Be Excited About School of Rock

After proving to be a great success on Broadway, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical finally arrives in London. Here is five good reasons to be excited about its arrival…  A cool and rocktastic soundtrack: given the title of the show, you can certainly expect the music to have more of a rock ‘n’ roll vibe to… Read More

NEWS: Andrew Lloyd Webber Announces Cast for School of Rock

Composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber has today confirmed the cast for the London production of School of Rock, which opens for previews at the New London Theatre on the 24th October.  It was confirmed today (8th September) that David Fynn will lead the London company as Dewey Finn the role made famous by Jack… Read More

NEWS: UK Tour of Miss Saigon Confirmed

For those who missed seeing Miss Saigon in London, don’t despair as it has been confirmed the hit London production will be touring the UK from next year.  Cameron Mackintosh made the announcement that the production will open for this major UK tour at the Curve Theatre in Leicester on the 3rd July 2017, before… Read More

School of Rock to Head to the New London Theatre

The Broadway musical will transfer to the London theatre, following the announcement of the early closure of Show Boat.  Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit new Broadway musical is getting ready to rock London as it is confirmed that School of Rock will open for previews at the New London Theatre from the 24th October and officially… Read More