Find out what critics have made of Jamie Lloyd’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical Evita with LLLC’s review round up…
In a production that is as much rally as world class musical, Jamie Lloyd transforms Evita into a commentary on recent times as well as a showcase of some of the finest performing talent to be found on both sides of the pond.
At last, someone has laid the sugary ghost of Elaine Paige. Jamie Lloyd’s stripped-back Evita at the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park has all the metallic modernity of their Jesus Christ Superstar.
Director Jamie Lloyd offers up a complete reimagining of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical and one which feels sparkingly fresh in every single aspect.
With plenty to say about the shallow foundations of political leaders hiding behind their PR machines, Jamie Lloyd’s triumphant Evita is raw, fresh and intense – “oh what a show!”
This production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a crowd pleaser, but there are moments which feels as though it is lacking the finesse that you would expect from a West End production.
We love a starry debut, especially on opening night in a huge theatre: a 21-year-old not yet through drama school making a stonking, belting first professional appearance in a title role. So Laurence Connor knew what he was doing when he cast young Jac Yarrow in Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
The staging and orchestration of the Palladium’s new version of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat looks to the future, as a whole new set of children fall in love with this perennial musical.
Back for its third triumphant year, the Regent’s Park Open Air production of Jesus Christ Superstar is exciting, vibrant fresh and thrilling.
Noel Sullivan will join the award-winning show School of Rock – The Musical from 19 August 2019 and will play the lead role of Dewey Finn at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. The hit West End production, based on the iconic film of the same title, is currently booking to January 2020.
“Sharply observed”, “electric”, and “brilliant drama” – Take a look at what Twitter users are saying about the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Bridge Company’s productions of The Sandman and What Was Left, then book your tickets for the final performances!
As they open at Southwark Playhouse check out these production images from Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Bridge Company’s new drama What Was Left and watch the cast of new musical The Sandman talk about the scary new show. Book your tickets now!
From Coldplay to Claude Debussy, crossover soprano Justine Balmer’s debut album Simple Thing is a collection of songs that work well together.
How did a short story by ETA Hoffman get transplanted to South London to create a chilling new musical? Co-creators Harry Blake and Jennifer Fletcher tells us all about The Sandman, the production created by the Brit School’s Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Bridge Company. Book your tickets now!
Normally the cast is created to fit the play, but not with What Was Left; playwright Molly Taylor created that piece to fit the exciting company of young performers she is working with. She tells us more about this collaboration with an exciting young company in her interview. Have a read, then book your tickets!
A pair of dreamy album reviews with Matthew Croke’s Only Dreaming & Anna O’Byrne’s Dream.
School of Rock is one of those cult films that is genuinely wonderful. Funny, sweet and a crowd pleaser, the 2003 Jack Black hit transfers well to the stage and provides an entertaining night out for all ages.
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Bridge Company, which features a cast of recent graduates from the BRIT School, comes to Southwark Playhouse next month with world premieres of musical The Sandman and drama What Was Left. Book your tickets to see these exciting new theatremakers in action now!
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat proves it’s still at the top of its game as it returns to the Playhouse – again – over 50 years since it first launched.
Jac Yarrow will take the lead role in the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium. The show plays a strictly limited 11-week season from 27 June to 8 September 2019 (press night is 11 July).