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13th Mar 2016


If there were awards for energy, then Something Something Lazarus, a new musical by John Myatt and Simon Arrowsmith, might be in with a chance of some silverware. As it...

14th Feb 2016

DRESS REHEARSAL – OSO Arts Centre, London.

The idea behind Dress Rehearsal is simply to give some aspiring opera singers the opportunity to sing some of the big songs from the repertoire, tieing those performances together with some...

13th Feb 2016

ROAD SHOW – Union Theatre, London.

Road Show is a fine addition to Stephen Sondheim’s musical repertoire even though it is not one of his strongest works, and this production at the Union Theatre directed by...

08th Feb 2016

STAY AWAKE, JAKE – Vaults Festival, London.

Having won the coveted S&S Award last year, there is a lot of buzz around the new musical Stay Awake, Jake that opened at the Vaults Festival earlier this week....

08th Jan 2016

GREY GARDENS – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Danielle Tarento has another hit on her hands, tackling the story of the lesser-known cousin and aunt of former US First Lady Jackie Onassis. The Edith Bouvier-Beale duo (known colloquially...

27th Dec 2015
A Christmas Carol

A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Middle Temple Hall, London.

This is a feel-good production dramatising Charles Dickens’ Christmas morality tale. It begins with Scrooge and a lot of bah-humbuggery, and ends with the extensive cast singing ‘We wish you...

20th Dec 2015

WONDER.LAND – National Theatre, London.

Damon Albarn’s preoccupation with the digital age was writ large in, and central to, his 2014 debut solo record, Everyday Robots. This obsession continues in his ebullient co-creation wonder.land: a...

20th Dec 2015
Legally Blonde

LEGALLY BLONDE – Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London.

Legally Blonde is a lot of fun. With a book by Heather Hach, based on the 2001 film, and music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe that will be stuck in...

11th Dec 2015
Nutcracker the Musical

NUTCRACKER THE MUSICAL – Pleasance Theatre, London.

The Nutcracker has become as much as festive staple as mince pies and too much mulled wine, however this is not the version you are perhaps familiar with. Nutcracker The...

02nd Dec 2015
Kings of Broadway

KINGS OF BROADWAY – Palace Theatre, London.

Two and a half hours of actors, orchestra and audience celebrating three giants of musical Theatre, Alex Parker’s Kings of Broadway was the perfect way to spend a Sunday evening....

25th Nov 2015

3 GUYS NAKED FROM THE WAIST DOWN – Finborough Theatre, London.

3 Guys Naked from the Waist Down is an unashamedly alternative musical, produced on a budget that would probably make a miser blush, and with what is lacking in lavishness...

15th Nov 2015

XANADU – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Tight shorts, leg warmers, roller skates…what more could you possibly want from a musical? Perhaps an interesting narrative, great songs and all performed with an extra helping of showbiz razzmatazz?...