We were incredibly excited to learn that we would instead be seeing Desi Oakley, who had formerly played Jenna in the US tour, and had been flown over especially to cover the sickness spreading through the Waitress diner.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the newly opened production of Les Misérables.
Street Scene is an enjoyable production with outstanding performances from the cast and its diverse and reflective music accommodating the reality of living in a tenement in the 1940s.
For every introverted socially awkward nerd Romantics Anonymous feels like seeing your fears and secrets on stage without being mocked.
Matt Henry and other members of the Kinky Boots cast reunited yesterday, a year after the multi-award-winning musical finished in the West End, for a private screening of the forthcoming cinematic release. And Mate Terri Paddock got a sneak-peek too. Time to get booking!
Simultaneously an homage to talent, love and friendship – with others and oneself – Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is a masterclass in musical theatre.
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 19 January 2020), including Aleks Sierz’s view that the new production of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre is marching on to victory.
We round up the reviews for Bronagh Lagan’s production of Rags which transfers to the Park Theatre following a run at the Hope Mill theatre last year.
New blood courses through the veins of the West End’s longest-running musical Les Misérables.
In this touring production of Beautiful, following on from lengthy London and Broadway runs, Daisy Wood-Davis plays Carole King from innocent 16 year old with enviable talent to an older and wiser woman.
A new West End booking period for the hit London production of Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ musical Six will run until 31 January 2021, with over 90,000 extra seats going on sale on 17 January 2020 to mark the show’s first West End birthday at the Arts Theatre.
Jason Manford has been announced as the host of the Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard. This is the third time the comedian, actor and singer will host the prestigious ceremony.
In Rags director Bronagh Lagan has assembled some gifted talent in her Park Theatre company with Carolyn Maitland as Rebecca driving the show.
A musical adaptation of Tom Brown’s School Days at the Union Theatre has some moments, and performances, to treasure.
Bronagh Lagan’s production of Rags has heart in spades and provides a real impact through the thoughtful way its themes are tackled.
Here’s a guide to some of the shows that you might want to book tickets for in the week beginning 13 January 2020.
Joy, anguish and a looming noose – take a look at fantastic pictures of Sold, the award-winning drama from Kuumba Nia Arts, which tells the forgotten story of Mary Prince, a woman born into slavery in the British West Indies. Book your tickets now.
OffWestEnd has announced the 89 finalists for this year’s Offies Awards 2020. In 2019, Offies assessors saw around 400 shows across Greater London and made over 400 nominations covering 189 shows at 58 venues. The 89 finalists have been selected across 28 categories, covering performances in plays and musicals, as well as design, choreography, direction, production, as well as some …
A welcome return for Once, a gorgeous show with music truly at its heart and soul.