With a focus on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sumptuously melodious score, the new chamber-sized production of The Woman in White avoids the excesses of the original staging, allowing the gripping Victorian melodrama to be enjoyed purely on its own merits.
A decade after the mega-budget follow-up to The Producers flopped on Broadway, Mel Brooks is back with a scaled down Young Frankenstein, this time on London’s West End. The sets may be smaller, but the laughs are just as big.
Girl from the North Country may have scored a slew of five-star reviews during its Old Vic Theatre world premiere season, but on the West End stage, it’s a case of The Emperor’s New Clothes, with the overwritten new musical looking decidedly underproduced.
Armed with “the muscles of twenty men and the brains of twenty mussels”, Bananaman is here to save the residents of Acacia Road, and Bananaman the Musical is here to save off-West End theatregoers who are craving fresh and a-peel-ing new material.
More than a year after its triumphant world premiere in Sydney, Dream Lover finally arrives in Melbourne. Anchored by the extraordinary star turn of David Campbell, the potent, pristine production proves well […]