As a whole, R&H Goes Pop is a wonderfully diverse album that shows how the work of Rodgers and Hammerstein can reimagined for a contemporary audience.
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This powerful retelling of how Persephone ended up in the Underworld is given a modern twist that makes for compelling viewing.
Song cycle Now or Never brims with positivity and hope even when it seems disaster is imminent.
This one performance only reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream features lively performances – but feels slightly lacking in the magic.
Based on Sean Taylor’s 2016 book, this instantly charming and creative production of Where the Bugaboo Lives has plenty to offer young audiences on this fun adventure.
The Graduates At Cadogan Hall concerts, designed to showcase the talents of those who have graduated during the last year, is wonderfully diverse and impressive.
Well grounded and relatable, Dear Dead Jason is an honest piece about grief and finding support in the aftermath of a tragic loss.
Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson’s modern fairytale musical BKLYN the musical is evocatively brought to life in Dean Johnson’s stylish production.
We chatted to the actor Newtion Matthews about the upcoming filmed production of BKLYN the musical.
Giles Terera’s song cycle Black Matter shows exactly how powerful music can be in highlighting important issues.
Actress Sally Vanderpump chatted to Emma Clarendon about The Cloak of Visibility, heading to The Space Arts Centre from 1 June 2021.
This striking and edgy version of Oscar Wilde’s story The Picture Of Dorian Gray acts as a powerful warning about depending too much on social media.
Actor Khai Shaw chats about appearing in Children’s Children – a new film comprised of five monologues, co-produced by English Touring Theatre and Black Apron Entertainment.
Conor Mitchell’s The Musician: A Horror Opera For Children reimagines the story of Pied Piper and is at its best during the darker moments of the story.
New musical Treason is concise, dark and passionate – certainly worth developing further.
This month’s New Moon Monologues features a lovely diverse range of stories, showcasing perfectly the range of talent that is still able to create and tell stories during this time.
Cathy Marston’s ballet Victoria has been made available for audiences to watch at home until 20 March 2021.
Actor Ian Hallard chats about his debut play Adventurous which is being produced online by the Jermyn Street Theatre.
Emma Clarendon selects some of her favourite songs performed by leading lady characters in musicals….
While a lot of the focus and questions have been surrounding West End Theatre musical productions returning – we shouldn’t forget to champion new British musicals says Emma Clarendon.
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