Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill: Tragic, Defiant & Unflinching

Thursday 3rd August 2017 at the Wyndham's Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, written by Lanie Robertson and directed by Lonny Price, is inspired by a boyfriend of Robertson's experience of seeing Holiday perform in a tiny, run down venue to a tiny audience in 1959, four months before her death.... Continue Reading →

Half A Sixpence: Delightfully Charming & Full of Energy

Wednesday 2nd August 2017 at the Noël Coward Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This new version of Half A Sixpence (based on the novel Kipps by H G Wells) is a delight. Presented by Cameron Mackintosh and the Chichester Festival Theatre Productions and adapted by Julian Fellowes, it's a perfect example of why productions of classic period... Continue Reading →

Beautiful, The Carole King Musical: Uplifting & Heartfelt

Tuesday 1st August 2017 at the Aldwych Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Beautiful, The Carole King Musical is...well, beautiful! It's an aptly named show featuring some gorgeous vocals from a very talented cast and it's a lovely, uplifting story of self discovery and finding your worth. With book by Douglas McGrath and direction from Marc Bruni, it's... Continue Reading →

West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Autumn/Winter Season Launch: Top Picks

'West Yorkshire Playhouse's Autumn/ Winter 17 Season is a vibrant collection of diverse stories from across the world, retold by exceptional theatre makers.' -WYP It's official: West Yorkshire Playhouse has a very exciting Autumn/winter season planned... I went along to their launch event yesterday and found myself very impressed with the line-up; the season is... Continue Reading →

Gypsy: Disappointing

Thursday 29th June, 2017 at the Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️ While Pick Me Up Theatre's Gypsy features some fine talent in Maren Fagerås Nævdal, playing Louise, and Maya Tether, playing Dainty June, it doesn't have enough to support a fatally under-rehearsed production. The talented pair play the pawns in their mother's game of chess... Continue Reading →

La Cage Aux Folles: John Partridge Shines

Saturday 3rd June, 2017 at the Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ La Cage Aux Folles is the work of creators Arthur Laurents, Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman and this production of the long-standing classic is directed by Martin Connor - the show has enjoyed huge success since the 1980s and I hope to see more... Continue Reading →

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