REVIEW: The Wind in the Willows, London Palladium

The beloved story is charmingly brought to life thanks to Rachel Kavanaugh’s wonderfully entertaining production that will delight children and adults.  Based on Kenneth Grahame’s beloved story, this new musical adaptation featuring music and lyrics by Anthony Drewe and George Stiles, has plenty of heart and endearing performances to provide gentle entertainment at the London… Read More

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NEWS: Casting Announced for Nativity! The Musical

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry have announced casting for the world premiere production of Nativity! The Musical.  Opening at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre on the 20th October and directed by Debbie Isitt, Nativity! The Musical is set to star Daniel Boys who will play ‘Paul Maddens’, Sarah Earnshaw  as ‘Jennifer… Read More

Review Round Up: Whisper House, The Other Palace

The Other Palace is showcasing this ghostly musical, composed by Duncan Sheik, starring Simon Lipkin, Niamh Perry and Simon Bailey. But what have critics been making of it?  WhatsOnStage: **** “This captivating, grimly rollicking house is well worth a visit. It deserves to be a great big hit.” The Stage: **** “darkly riveting new production.” Broadway World: ***… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for The Wind in the Willows

Producer Jamie Hendry today announced the full West End cast for the new musical production of The Wind in the Willows.  It was confirmed that Denise Welch, Gary Wilmot, Craig Mather and Simon Lipkin will join Rufus Hound and Neil McDermott in the  new musical adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s beloved story.  The production, which opens for… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the WhatsOnStage Awards 2017

This year’s awards was a great night for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which won eight awards at last night’s ceremony.  Hosted by the wonderfully funny Vikki Stone and Simon Lipkin, the 2017 WhatsOnStage Awards was a chance to celebrate a year’s worth of theatre as voted by the public, enhanced by live performances… Read More

NEWS: Final Casting Confirmed for London Premiere of Disaster!

As rehearsals begin for the premiere of the Broadway musical, final casting for the production has been confirmed.  Running at the Charing Cross Theatre for two special gala  charity performances to raise funds for The Make a Difference Trust on Sunday 20 November. Joining the previously announced original Broadway cast members, Tony Award-nominated Jennifer Simard and… Read More