Venues across the West End and on Broadway dim their lights this Friday 15 September 2017 in memory of Sir Peter Hall, the peerless British director and theatre impresario.
Five-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Fun Home, based on the celebrated 2006 graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, will get its much-anticipated UK premiere at the Young Vic in the new year, as part of the final season programmed by outgoing artistic director David Lan. The musical’s original New York director Sam Gold will make his Young Vic debut helming the London …
After creating a sensation in a four-night run at New York City Center last October, the stars aligned for the production to transfer to Broadway for an all too brief season. This revival of revered 1984 musical Sunday in the Park with George has served as the first production in the newly refurbished Hudson Theatre, which has not housed a theatrical production in this reviewer’s lifetime.
Following the Disney model of the day by including five or so songs, the 1997 Fox animated movie Anastasia has long held a special place in the heart of fans who made it a worldwide hit. Music theatre fans had extra reason to enjoy the songs, given that they were by Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty.