Tag Archives: singing

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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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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BWW Interview: The cast of Six

The current West End queens discuss the hit musical – and who is most like their alter ego… Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Jenna Russell With Seth Rudetsky, Leicester Square Theatre

West End favourite Jenna Russell made a surprisingly belated solo concert debut at Leicester Square Theatre, but, judging by this entirely winning performance, she’s a natural. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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Fiddler on the Roof, Menier Chocolate Factory

There’s a welcome alternative to panto hijinks in this gem of a Trevor Nunn musical revival – more attuned to the biting hardships of winter, and to the elegiac aspect of change, than to festive jollies. Which is not to say that there … Continue reading

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Interview: Sharon D Clarke

The actress discusses her role in musical Caroline, or Change. Read my full TodayTix interview here

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Simply the best

Actress Adrienne Warren discusses playing Tina Turner in new West End musical Tina. Read my full Dancing Times article here

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical, Piccadilly Theatre

Love is in the air, and revolution too. Baz Luhrmann’s beloved 1992 film (originally a student play, now back on stage as a musical) is even more adamantly anti-establishment in this latest incarnation, opening out a delicious satire of 1980s Australian … Continue reading

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Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

Chicago‘s hit West End revival ­- which featured a constant revolving door of big names – closed in 2012 after almost 15 years. Now, it returns with the requisite stunt casting (Cuba Gooding Jr), but also with a cast of … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Emma Williams

The actress discusses her role in the new musical version of An Officer and a Gentleman. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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