Musicals of the Month: August 2016

Love a great musical? Then here is Love London Love Culture’s guide to must-see musicals of the month!  The Bodyguard, Dominion Theatre: who can resist Whitney Houston’s music? Or better yet – Beverley Knight singing them? Back in London until January, this thrilling and entertaining show is certainly not to be missed, thanks to a… Read More

Things to See and Do: Monday 1st August 2016

Things might be slightly quieter with people off on their holidays, but if you aren’t so lucky to be going away London has a lot to offer… The Plough and the Stars, National Theatre : this revival of  Sean O’Casey’s play, has officially opened at the Lyttelton Theatre and  received mixed reviews from critics. But this timely revival… Read More

REVIEW: Exposure The Musical, St James Theatre

Corruption, greed, love and the courage to stand up for your convictions are just some of the themes that run through this surprisingly vicious musical that knows how to pack a punch.  This new musical created by Mike Dyer and brought to the stage by director Phil Willmott follows the  fortunes of young Jimmy Tucker… Read More

Shows Opening: 11th-17th July

Here is Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the shows opening in the West End this week… The Stripper, St James Studio: from the creative team behind The Rocky Horror show, comes this new musical whodunnit that transports audiences into a sleazy underworld of strip-joints and lost lonely hearts, uncovering a lot more than truth.… Read More

Shows to Look Out for…July 2016

As we head in July here are a fews that are coming up to book tickets for – if you haven’t already done so…  American Idiot, Arts Theatre: 8th July- 25th September: this hugely popular musical returns to the Arts Theatre for a limited run only, following a hugely successful UK tour. Based on American… Read More

NEWS: Samantha Barks & Jonathan Bailey to Star in The Last Five Years

Written and directed by Jason Robert Brown, this major new London production of the musical will run at St James Theatre from the 28th October until the 26th November.  With tickets available to buy now, The Last Five Years is an extremely intimate examination of the relationship of Jamie and Cathy, two New Yorkers in… Read More

Things to See and Do: Friday 24th June 2016

The weather still isn’t great but let the shows and exhibitions on Love London Love Culture’s list cheer you up.  1. Wild, Hampstead Theatre : Mike Bartlett’s latest play explores the consequences of challenging the status quo at a global level. Directed by James MacDonald and starring Jack Farthing, the production has received mixed reviews from critics . Booking until… Read More

PREVIEW: In Response To…The Orlando Attack

In response to one of the most horrific and brutal attacks in America at Pulse Nighclub, Theatre Renegade will present a one off gala with performances of new texts and familiar pieces to commemorate the 49 victims at Pulse nightclub. Taking place at the St James Theatre studio tomorrow night (25th June) and against the backdrop of… Read More

Cast Announced for The Stripper at St James Studio

St James Theatre has today confirmed casting for new musical whodunnit The Stripper, which runs in the studio from the 7th July until the 13th August.  Starting rehearsals today (13th June), casting for the production includes: Hannah Grover (Annabelle/ Sherry Mendez/ Sarah Arkwright), Gloria Onitiri (Deadpan Dolores/ Patty Keller), Marc Pickering (Doc Murphy/ Miles Rovak/ Harvey… Read More

20th Anniversary Production of Rent Announced

A new production of Jonathan Larson’s award-winning musical Rent will be staged to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary it has been confirmed. This new production, presented by Robert Mackintosh and Idili Theatricals Limited, in association with Theatr Clwyd and Wales Millennium Centre, will embark on a three week tour prior to a Christmas season at St… Read More