The ‘Razzle Dazzle’ and sparkling performances made me leave Chicago with a firm smile on my face. It would be simply criminal to miss this production.
Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall, all previous stars of CHICAGO, will join Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr as the multi award-winning Kander and Ebb musical returns to the West End after a five-and-a-half-year absence. Following a successful UK and international tour, CHICAGO begins performances at London’s Phoenix Theatre on Monday 26 March 2018.
As soon as Steele walked on the stage there was applause, we see a twinkle in his eye and his broad smile that we have come to expect. I like many of the audience I would imagine, after the performance, Google Tommy Steele’s age only to find that he is in his late 70’s and yet he stood before us upright and the national treasure he has become. With his charismatic charming personality and voice as strong as ever, this born showman was ready to entertain us.
The mammoth Bill Kenwright year-long tour provides a perfect lens through which to examine the durability and the curiosity of The Sound of Music. On the 50th anniversary of the movie release it’s tempting to believe British audiences come more to see a re-enactment of Julie Andrews’ personal triumph than a sugared and Popishly corrupted version […]
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