NEWS: West End Stars to Unite for Godspell 50th Anniversary concert

The special anniversary concert will be streamed worldwide on the 27th, 28th and 29th August. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell, it has been announced that Thomas Hopkins & Michael Quinn for Ginger Quiff Media in associate with the Hope Mill Theatre will present a special concert production to be streamed online… Read More

REVIEW: Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

The classic musical is sharp and sassy as ever but a few of the characterisations could be better defined.  Chicago is a musical that seems to have it all: a strong and catchy soundtrack, sharp and sassy characters, choreography that is as sexy as ever and with an interesting backstory on which it is based.… Read More

Review Round Up: Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

Cuba Gooding Jr and Ruthie Henshall help to bring the razzle dazzle of Kander and Ebb’s musical back to the West End – but what have critics made of Chicago’s return to the West End?  The Guardian: *** “while it is done with great professional skill, it is beginning to resemble an animated corpse.” The Telegraph:… Read More

Five Reasons to See…Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

With previews beginning next week, Love London Love Culture attended the musical’s launch to celebrate its return to London. Here’s why we think that you should pop along to the Phoenix Theatre… 1. Ruthie Henshall as Mama Morton: having previously played both Roxie and Velma in the show, Henshall returns to the musical to play Mama… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for Chicago’s Return to the West End

The full casting for Chicago has been announced ahead of the production’s first performance on the 26th March at the Phoenix Theatre.  Joining the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr as Billy Flynn, Josefina Gabrielle, Sarah Soetaert and Ruthie Henshall will be Paul Rider as Amos Hart. Paul Rider has previously played Amos in the West End at… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting for Chicago Announced

Further casting has been announced for Chicago the musical’s return to the West End.  Joining the previously announced Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr as Billy Flynn will be Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall when the musical returns to the West End stage at the Phoenix Theatre from the 26th March. Sarah Soetaert will be recreating the… Read More

REVIEW: Some Enchanted Evening, Cadogan Hall

This special concert celebrating the work of Richard Rodgers is certainly an enchanting way to spend the evening – thanks to a wonderful cast of talent involved.  With a line up of performances from Lesley Garrett, Ruthie Henshall, Gary Wilmot and Michael Xavier, this tribute concert was already irresistible but it is only when looking… Read More

PREVIEW: That’s Entertainment, New Victoria Theatre

The brand new song and dance production starring West End and Broadway star Ruthie Henshall arrives in Woking from the 12th to the 16th July.  That’s Entertainment celebrates the best and biggest hits of the 1940’s and 1950’s including music by Lerner and Loewe, Rodgers and Hammerstein, as well as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Some… Read More