Review: My Son’s a Queer (but what can you do?) at Ambassadors Theatre, London

Tuesday 7th February 2023 at Ambassadors Theatre ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Emma Dorfman Rob Madge, former West End child actor, has turned into a bold solo performer with something important to say (and sometimes, to sing) in My Son’s a Queer (but what can you do?). Using projected video which showcases real footage from several moments in... Continue Reading →

Review: Elephant at Bush Theatre, London

Tuesday 25th October 2022 at Bush Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Jonathan Walfisz There’s an elephant in the room throughout Anoushka Lucas’s brilliant new play ‘Elephant’ at the Bush Theatre. It’s not the idiomatic type though, as Lucas’s Lylah notes a white middle class audience might prefer. Instead, Lucas’s elephant is very physically present in the... Continue Reading →

Review: Black is the Color of My Voice (Tour)

Monday 26th September 2022 at the Grand Theatre and Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Written and performed by Apphia Campbell, Black is the Color of My Voice reflects on the life of the iconic Nina Simone: distinctive vocalist with a powerful, expressive voice; passionate and gifted pianist; voice of the Civil Rights Movement. Under the pseudonym... Continue Reading →

Review: Velma Celli’s Me and My Divas

Saturday 19th March 2022 at York Theatre Royal.⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Some shows are perfect re-set material, and this is one of them. Me and My Divas is a generous dose of escapism which sees drag artist Velma Celli (Aka Ian Stroughair) take to the stage with an irresistible charm and a belting, versatile voice to handle some of... Continue Reading →

Review: Jewish Hollywood

Saturday 19th March 2022, Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Reviewer: Jonathan Walfisz ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ When I was a teenager, I was taken to a production of Spamalot, the Monty Python musical. Already a fan of the soundtrack, the decision to alter one of the songs was immediately apparent. Clearly afraid of offending too much, the song "You... Continue Reading →

Interview: Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier Talk The Green Room

The Green Room is a musical comedy about four friends navigating the turbulent waters of theatre college. With book by Stephen Foster and Rod Damer and music and lyrics by Chuck Pelletier, the show has seen considerable success and enjoyed productions in the US (including Off-Broadway), Canada and Ireland. With Coronavirus closing theatres for the... Continue Reading →

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