A gem of classic musical theatre, The King and I is in top form as it embarks on a sparkling UK tour. Brimming with humour and character growth, Bartlett Sher’s production is a less menacing version of the show which still provides all you could ask for in a night out at the theatre.
Director Barlett Sher brings 1913 London to life through My Fair Lady in the touring production of the same name. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s novel Pygmalion, the story focused on Eliza Doolittle’s quick rise through the classes as an experiment devised by Professor Henry Higgins.
Remember it’s not just the West End where excellent shows can be found. Here’s a guide to some of the shows we can’t wait to catch on tour.
This gentle but classy production of My Fair Lady at the London Coliseum has plenty to offer those looking to experience Lerner and Loewe’s musical live.
If you want to see a My Fair Lady that feels like a scene for scene remake of the film, then this production at the London Coliseum will not disappoint, but equally for anyone looking for a more contemporary resonance beneath the surface, then that is certainly here as well.
Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel is engrossing to watch from start to finish.
Aaron Sorkin’s much-anticipated production of To Kill a Mockingbird may have had to exchange original British lead Rhys Ifans for the equally impressive Rafe Spall, but otherwise emerges relatively unscathed from its two-year delay.
New York’s Lincoln Center Theater’s multi-award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY will transfer to the London Coliseum for a limited summer run.
Rhys Ifans will play the iconic role of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, the new play by Aaron Sorkin based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, which will open in London’s West End in 2020. Further casting will be announced.
Bartlett Sher’s new production of Les Miserables may not have the cosy familiarity of the original Trevor Nunn (I still miss the revolve) but it makes up for that with a relentless energy.
To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin’s new play based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, will open at London’s Gielgud Theatre in May 2020.
The collective charisma of the cast in a stunning production of The King and I earns a well-deserved standing ovation.
A towering achievement, To Kill A Mockingbird comforts with nostalgic charm and crackles with potent relevance, the deft combination of which makes for an unforgettable night at the theatre.
The multiple Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King & I – currently enjoying West End success – is to be released in cinemas around the world this autumn by Trafalgar Releasing.
Really, The King & I could hardly be bettered. Beautiful staging without exaggeration, a real spark between O’Hara and Watanabe, and perfect support.
Bartlett Sher’s production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King & I is a real treat for the eyes and the ears.
Notwithstanding high expectations, together with The King & I’s difficult issues that are made even more complex in a modern world of evolving values, this transfer of the 2015 Broadway revival does not disappoint.
Bartlett Sher’s production of The King & I brings the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical to the West End. But what have critics had to say about it?
Kelli O’Hara trails a cloud of Broadway success and redefines the role of Anna in The King & I in a way that lays the ghost of previous incumbents and outshines all our homegrown talent.
The jewel in the crown of Broadway’s golden age, My Fair Lady is masterfully revived by director Bartlett Sher and his dream team of collaborators.
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