View Post

INTERVIEW: Fat Friends the Musical’s Sam Bailey & Kevin Kennedy

In Features, Interviews, Musicals, Quotes, Regional theatre, Touring by Anne CoxLeave a Comment

Two of the stars of Fat Friends the Musical, X Factor winner Sam Bailey and Coronation Street legend Kevin Kennedy, put down the doughnuts in-between shows to talk about the musical, which is heavy on fun and light on calories.

The post Fat Friends Sam Bailey & Kevin Kennedy weigh up Kay Mellor Musical success appeared first on Stage Review.

View Post

NEWS: Hamilton & The Ferryman dominate 2018 Olivier Awards shortlists, Imelda Staunton double nominated

In Awards, London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Photos, Plays, Press Releases, Quotes, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

Nominations for the Olivier Awards 2018 are announced today. The shortlists are dominated by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton and Jez Butterworth’s latest play The Ferryman. Headlines include: New American musical Hamilton becomes the most nominated production in Oliviers history with 13 nominations The Ferryman, currently running in the West End before transferring to Broadway, is the most nominated new play with 8 …

View Post

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Pippin at the Southwark Playhouse

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Native, Opinion, Press Releases, Quotes, Reviews by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Stephen Schwartz’s musical transfers to London from Manchester. Here’s a guide to what critics have had to say about the musical’s Southwark Playhouse run… WhatsOnStage: ***** “a gorgeous piece of theatre: endlessly inventive, the magic tricks are up close and real, William Whelton’s Fosse-style choreography is often breathtaking, Maeve Black’s garishly… Read More