Amour: Beautifully Crafted, Visually Rich

Wednesday 29th May 2019 at the Charing Cross Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Amour is a rather odd but charming tale told in the style of a light and breezy romantic musical with dark clouds looming beautifully above. The story itself isn’t particularly gripping but what the plot lacks in substance the production makes up for with great... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk Understudies…

I have a gripe. It’s about understudies. No, it’s not about the debate of whether or not we should be less enthusiastic about finding ourselves seeing understudies. Nor is it about whether or not we should openly express disappointment when leads are off. It’s not even about the furore surrounding understudies announcing when they’ll be... Continue Reading →

Come From Away: Bold, Energetic Storytelling

Wednesday 27th February 2019 at the Phoenix Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Come From Away is first and foremost an excellent piece of ensemble theatre. The show doesn’t fuss with multiple sets or big costume changes and it completely bypasses the formulaic approach found in many musicals. It’s 1hr 40 with no interval, which allows the swirling... Continue Reading →

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