Suffragette City is definitely an experience to cherish and think over, as a reminder of how lucky we are to not have to fight for these basic rights. Terrifically performed, and something I thoroughly recommend you to try for yourselves.
On the face of it, you could see why reviving Promises, Promises would be an appealing prospect – written by Neil Simon from a Billy Wilder film and featuring a score by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. But digging even just a little deeper – a running time of nearly 3 hours and an antiquated set of gender politics made it a tough one to watch, and an even tougher one to excuse in today’s society.
USHERS, the front of house backstage musical set in a West End theatre, has finally made the quantum leap from Islington’s cosy Hope; if not to Shaftesbury Avenue then at least to the busy-busy tunnel that is Charing Cross Theatre. Squeezed in to the two-hour gap betweenLost Boy and Last Tubes and soon to share […]
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