Amour, a whimsical tale of a Parisian clerk who finds himself temporarily gifted with a superhuman ability to walk through walls, lends itself perfectly to London’s Off West End theatre scene.
The Toxic Avenger is certainly a stylised, kitsch, cult musical – takis’ set and costumes paint a vivid picture of a luminously dystopian New Jersey (or is it reality?), overrun with toxic waste that the Mayor (Natalie Hope) is dumping about town in order to make a quick buck.
If like me you are interested in all theatre whether it be in the U.K. or on Broadway then you can’t have failed to hear about the phenomenon of The Color Purple. Based on the novel by Alice Walker first published in 1982 and subsequently made into a 1985 film directed by Stephen Spielberg this period story is unbelievably strong.
Now I am not going to bore you with recounting the story of the Titanic as you all know that, but in case you don’t – “spoiler alert” – they do not rewrite history of the ill-fated ship here!
Titanic, one of the most acclaimed musicals in recent times, is sailing back to London for a 10-week season at Charing Cross Theatre from Saturday 28 May to Saturday 6 August 2016, directed by Thom Southerland and produced by Danielle Tarento, Steven M. Levy, Sean Sweeney and Vaughan Williams. Have a listen to the cast in rehearsals…