REVIEW: The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre

Having officially opened twenty years ago at the Lyceum Theatre, Julie Taymor’s production is still as beautiful and emotional as ever. Whether it is the haunting opening sequence to the ‘Circle of Life’ or the vibrantly presented version of ‘I Just Can’t Wait to be King’, it is hard to deny that The Lion King… Read More

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PREVIEW: Gershwin Reimagined, Royal Festival Hall

The Royal Festival Hall will present an evening filled with classic  Gershwin songs performed by Shaun Escoffery and Laura Mvula.  Taking place on the 10th February, this one off concert will see Olivier Award-nominated Shaun Escoffery (currently playing Mufasa in West End musical The Lion King), Mercury award-nominated Laura Mvula and the Philharmonia Orchestra performing a number of Gershwin classics. Songs such as ‘Embraceable You’, ‘Summertime’ and ‘I Got Rhythm’ have been arranged by… Read More