We are sat in a stifling hot theatre space, it’s been an ordinary kind of day. The heat makes you wonder if you are ever going to experience goosebumps or a chill to the spine again. And then… the music starts, lights dim, the performance begins.
Ordinary Days is a one-act musical in which four young New Yorkers who aren’t quite happy with their lives sing out their troubles in just 70 minutes. The plot could be right out of Sex & the City, and it all comes across as a bit First World Problems, but the cast are great and there’s a kind of a twist at the end.
EastEnders’ Riley Carter Millington will star in Safe, which will run at the London Theatre Workshop from the 17th to the 22nd October 2016. Alexis Gregory’s verbatim theatre piece, directed by Robert Chevara will be the first production to take place in the London Theatre Workshop’s new home in Leadenhall Market.
I first saw – and adored – Through the Mill when it premiered at the London Theatre Workshop (then above a pub in Fulham) last year. I was delighted when the show, which revolves around three pivotal periods in the life of Judy Garland, announced its transfer to the – much larger, more centrally located […]
After graduating from Mountview Academy in 2015, Lucy Penrose made her professional debut in the world premiere of Ray Rackham’s Through the Mill at the London Theatre Workshop. For her role as Young Judy, one of three Judy Garlands at different stages in the diva’s life, Penrose was nominated for My Theatre Mates’ #AlsoRecognised Award for London Newcomer of the Year.
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