Tag Archives: musical

The Starry Messenger leads May’s Top 10 new London shows

From timely plays to the beginning of open-air theatre season. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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Ain’t Misbehavin’, Southwark Playhouse

The joint is jumpin’ at Southwark Playhouse, now hosting an irresistible Fats Waller-inspired, Manhattan-set musical revue (a co-production with Colchester’s Mercury Theatre, where it opened last month). Though originating in the Seventies, this sizzling show benefits from a fresh infusion of talent, with actor … Continue reading

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8 shows to see in London for the Easter holidays

Check out these family-friendly outings for the Easter break. Read my full TodayTix article here 

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Sweet Charity, Donmar Warehouse

For her swansong, departing Donmar Artistic Director Josie Rourke goes Swinging Sixties in this stylish but flawed revival of the Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon musical. From the numerous Andy Warhol homages to Charity’s silver minidress and the cigarette haze, it’s a period … Continue reading

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7 Olivier Award-nominated shows to see now

Check out these potential award-winners ahead of the weekend’s ceremony. Read my full TodayTix article here

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All My Sons leads April’s Top 10 new London shows

From Arthur Miller and Caryl Churchill to Don Quixote and zombie gore. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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6 Shows to See on Mother’s Day

From thought-provoking, female-led drama to family-friendly musicals, here are six of the best Mother’s Day outings. Read my full TodayTix article here

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BWW Interview: Debbie Kurup

The actresses discusses her role in Sweet Charity at the Donmar Warehouse. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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CD Review: Follies, National Theatre cast recording

The National Theatre’s Follies (currently enjoying a well-deserved encore run) is something of a musical theatre miracle. Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s 1971 show has endured almost as much existential angst as its characters, endlessly chopped and changed, but Dominic Cooke’s production – appropriately enough – … Continue reading

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Waitress, Adelphi Theatre

Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson’s 2015 musical adaptation of Adrienne Shelly’s film, about a small-town waitress who processes her feelings via her skilful baking, brings its sugar and spice concoction to the West End. The result is a tasty treat – albeit with the odd … Continue reading

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