The Olivier Award-winning and global phenomenon STOMP will end its 15-year run in London’s West End on 7 January 2018, following a box office record-breaking 10-year run at London’s Ambassadors Theatre.
Due to popular demand, twelve additional dates have been added to the second UK tour of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys. Full casting – including four West End alumni in the lead roles – is also now announced.
This transgressive tale of two hungry children, performed in German, is paired with witty paraphrasing on the screen behind: ‘A treat? Could you be more specific?’ It was a little unsettling having the slides operated by a man with a laptop sat next to me, no matter.
Winners of the 2017 UK Theatre Awards have been announced, including two big wins for Sheffield Theatres’ musical premiere Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and its leading man, John McCrea, now heading to London.
Last night I visited the New Victoria theatre to see the UK tour of Legally Blonde. Seeing as I’ve already seen the show and reviewed it, I thought I’d do a bit of a different post and tell you some of my top reasons to see it.
Raw and powerful, the stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel The Kite Runner has lost none of its edge as it returns to the King’s for a week-long run, three years after it was last here.
Based on the hit 2001 film and Amanda Brown’s novel, Legally Blonde is light, fluffy entertainment with a warm heart. If there is a show that is guaranteed to lift the spirits, then Legally Blonde is certainly the musical to do that – with plenty of fun and enthusiasm.
Taking (very loose) inspiration from the 1935 film comedy The Ghost Goes West, Richard Ferguson and Andy Cannon’s musical features a Scottish castle that is transported to Florida by an American millionaire as a present for his astrologer fiancee – complete with the ghost of a Jacobite chieftain.