NEWS: Seussical The Musical to Play at the Southwark Playhouse

It has been announced that Immersion Theatre will present Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens musical based on the works of Dr .Seuss at the Southwark Playhouse from the 22nd November.  Join the mischievous Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, and a host of other much-loved characters on a magical, madcap adventure from the… Read More

Review Round Up: The Rink, Southwark Playhouse

Adam Lenson directs this revival of John Kander and Fred Ebb’s musical, currently playing at the Southwark Playhouse. Here’s what critics have so far made of it…  WhatsOnStage:  **** “O’Connor finds the soft centre of the hardened, sardonic single mother, while Sutton’s Angel hides her old vulnerabilities beneath a flinty exterior and a chip on her shoulder –… Read More

REVIEW: The Fall, Southwark Playhouse

James Fritz’s powerfully emotional play is brought vividly to life by the talent of the National Youth Theatre in Matt Harrison’s heart-wrenching production.  Coinciding with the National Youth Theatre’s latest production, a survey was carried out about housing, loneliness and growing old. Out of of the 414 responses to the survey, it was revealed that… Read More

NEWS: From Page to Stage Returns for Sixth Year

The annual festival celebrating musical theatre will return for its sixth year, from the 10th September at the Southwark Playhouse.  With submissions now open, Aria Entertainment’s musical theatre festival returns for 2018, following last year’s successful festival which took place at The Other Palace and received over 300 submissions from across the UK and internationally.… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals…The Fall, National Youth Theatre at Southwark Playhouse

Rehearsals are underway for the National Youth Theatre’s upcoming production of The Fall playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 28th April. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening…  For the first time, the National Youth Theatre will have a three week run at the Southwark Theatre, presenting Olivier Award nominee James Fritz’s The Fall… Read More

Interview With…Matt Harrison

The director spoke to Love London Love Culture about the National Youth Theatre’s upcoming production of The Fall, playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 28th April.  Hi Matt, thanks so much for talking to Love London Love Culture. Could you tell me a bit more about what audiences can expect from The Fall? The Fall… Read More

PREVIEW: Unexpected Joy, Southwark Playhouse

It has been announced that award-winning producer, Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment will partner with New York City based Tony winning theatre and film producer, Jim Kierstead to produce new and groundbreaking productions on both sides of the Atlantic in Off-Broadway/Off-West End-sized venues. The pair’s first co-production will be working on the new  Bill Russell (book and lyrics) and Janet Hood (Music) musical, Unexpected Joy  that will… Read More

New Video and Images Released for The Country Wife

A new video and images have been released for Morphic Graffiti’s new adaptation of William Wycherley’s restoration comedy The Country Wife, playing at the Southwark Playhouse from the 28th March.  Renowned playboy, Harry Horner, has made it known in the society pages that he is now impotent. For the jealous husbands, this cunning lothario is neither a… Read More

Review Round Up: Pippin, Southwark Playhouse

Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Stephen Schwartz’s musical transfers to London from Manchester. Here’s a guide to what critics have had to say about the musical’s Southwark Playhouse run… WhatsOnStage: ***** “a gorgeous piece of theatre: endlessly inventive, the magic tricks are up close and real, William Whelton’s Fosse-style choreography is often breathtaking, Maeve Black’s garishly… Read More

Shows of the Month: March 2018

Love London Love Culture picks five of the best shows to book for in March.  Old Fools, Southwark Playhouse: Tristan Bernays latest play about one couple’s experiences with Alzheimer’s will play at the Southwark Playhouse from the 14th March. Check out Love London Love Culture’s interview with Tristan Bernays here. The Best Man, Playhouse Theatre: following its UK… Read More