Review Round Up: Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the revival of the musical playing a limited season at the London Coliseum. The Telegraph: ** “Acavalcade of showbiz colossi have crooned “The Impossible Dream (The Quest)” over the decades. The stand-out number from Man of La Mancha ear-wormed its way into popular affection from the… Read More

PREVIEW: Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum

The musical, inspired by Don Quixote, is set to star Kelsey Grammer.  The musical, featuring music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion, and a book by Dale Wasserman, is to be directed by Lonny Price – who returns to the London Coliseum following his productions of Sweeney Todd and Sunset Boulevard. In a 16th century dungeon Cervantes and his man servant await trial from… Read More

REVIEW: Carousel, London Coliseum

Lonny Price’s latest production to head to the London Coliseum is less semi-staged than a full-scale production that warmly embraces the music rather than the characters.  Following on from Lonny Price’s previous successes with Sweeney Todd and of course last year’s Sunset Boulevard,  his production of Carousel truly celebrates the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Confirmed for Carousel at The Coliseum

It has been confirmed that Nicholas Lyndhurst will join Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe in the semi-staged production of Carousel at the ENO’s London Coliseum from the 7th April.  Fifteen years after getting caught up in an armed robbery and taking his own life, the charming carousel barker Billy Bigelow gets a chance to return to earth and… Read More