So many female performers and creatives currently at the top of their game in a male-centric world. This makes The Cher Show an extra special, female empowering watch.
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for the first major London revival of The Gypsy Kings musical Zorro, now running at London’s Charing Cross Theatre until 28 May 2022.
Set to a legendary soundtrack by the Gipsy Kings, this sizzling show follows the mysterious masked vigilante El Zorro in his efforts to defend the Pueblo of Los Angeles from a ruthless autocratic leader.
Any study of the history of popular music would be a very slim tome indeed without the contribution of Jewish songwriters, and that’s doubly true when it comes to considering the greatest showbusiness hits.
Louisa May Alcott’s timeless classic Little Women has gone from book to music to film in the century and a half that it has been out.
Louisa May Alcott’s timeless 1886 classic has earned praise and adoration, especially after the recent film adaptation.
Aria Entertainment’s reimagined revival of Zorro The Musical, which closed after just two previews at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre due to the pandemic in March 2020, will transfer to London in the new year.
There’s a line in The Last Five Years, Jason Robert Brown’s semi-autobiographical musical two-hander about a relationship breakdown, that gets me every time: “I will not lose because you cannot win.”
The autumn-spring season at London’s Park Theatre will include the London premiere of new musical Little Women and a work in progress showing of Tony! [The Tony Blair Rock Opera] by Harry Hill and Steve Brown.
A concert to celebrate the Chamber Musical Project will take place on 4 October 2021 at London’s Garrick Theatre. The Chamber Musical Sessions concert will invite audiences to join the selected 15 writing teams from across the UK to hear an array of new songs from the chamber musicals that they are writing.
After a critically-acclaimed run at Southwark Playhouse and a successful worldwide stream via stream.theatre, Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Jason Robert Brown’s award-winning musical The Last Five Years will play a limited season at the Vaudeville Theatre, running from 17 September to 13 October 2021.
Aria Entertainment and Lambert Jackson have announced that the world premiere of Cruise will reopen the West End’s Duchess Theatre from 18 May to 13 June 2021 with a press night on 20 May. Written and performed by Jack Holden (War Horse, West End; Ink, Almeida Theatre) and directed by Bronagh Lagan, Cruise is an urgent, moving, and inspirational new play with live music and spoken word.
Aria Entertainment and WEF Productions have announced that the critically-acclaimed outdoor production of C-o-n-t-a-c-t will run for six weeks from 18 May to 29 June 2021.
The UK premiere of A Killer Party will be released as a series of nine episodes to watch on-demand, at home or on the go. This “side-splitting new musical”, fuelled by a contemporary pop score, will be available to watch on stream.theatre from 19 April to 16 May 2021.
Aria Entertainment and Lambert Jackson Productions in association with Shoreditch Town Hall will present a filmed production of Cruise, a new one-man play with live music, written and performed by Jack Holden (War Horse, West End; Ink, Almeida Theatre), available to watch via Stream.Theatre from 15-25 April 2021.
Aria Entertainment and WEF Productions have announced a six-week extension for the UK premiere of C-o-n-t-a-c-t, the immersive outdoor performance featuring a captivating 3D sound design. Now playing until 22 November 2020, the producers have added St. Paul’s to the list of locations where the show can now be experienced.
Molly Lynch and Oli Higginson will return to their roles of Cathy and Jamie in The Last Five Years at Southwark Playhouse from 1-31 October 2020 with a press night on 5 October 2020.
Aria Entertainment and WEF Productions have announced full casting for the UK premiere of C-o-n-t-a-c-t, an immersive outdoor performance with a 3D sound design which audiences will listen to on their own headphones, opening on 31 August 2020.
Clarke Peters directs the premiere of Leslie Bricusse musical SAMMY, starring Giles Terera as Sammy Davis Jr, at London’s Lyric Hammersmith this summer.
Directed by Bronagh Lagan, Rags embraces the true wonders of theatre, bringing to light the compelling story of some Jewish immigrants attempting to integrate into American society of the 1910s.