British Theatre Academy’s 13 proves to be an upbeat piece of musical theatre that could well prove a calling card into the industry for enthusiastic young people on both sides of the footlights.
The British Theatre Academy completes its summer season at the Southwark Playhouse with a heartfelt production of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s musical Dogfight.
The British Theatre Academy’s production of the Caribbean-inspired Little Mermaid adaptation, Once On This Island is an enchanting show with dynamic, heart-wrenching performances, energy in spades and a glorious uptempo score.
Seimi Campell’s production for the British Theatre Academy of My Son Pinocchio Jr is filled with magic – particularly when it comes to being visually creative to keep the children in the audience thoroughly engaged.
The British Theatre Academy presents this colourful, semi-staged concert version of Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell. Providing a space for young performers to gain real theatrical experience, this particular version is a lovely ode to a well-loved piece of music theatre.
Matthew Lopez’s epic two-part drama The Inheritance was the big winner at the 2018 Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards held today at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London’s West End, hosted by Critics’ Circle Drama Section chairman Mark Shenton.
Mark Shenton rounds up the latest news, reviews, podcasts and more from London and Broadway, including Prince Harry at Hamilton and Lin-Manuel Miranda at Southwark Playhouse.
If like me, you’re constantly in a state of missing In the Heights, then the British Theatre Academy’s production of Bring It On is just the energetic, humorous, heartfelt fix you need.
‘She’s a little bit Hairspray, he’s a little bit Glee …’ is not actually a lyric from Bring It On, a high school musical being given a sparky showcase by the British Theatre Academy at Southwark Playhouse, but it might as well be.
This lively and entertaining production showcases a whole wealth of talent from the British Theatre Academy. Loosely based on the film starring Kirsten Dunst, Bring It On makes for a lively and bubbly musical about friendship, betrayal and competition.
Compelling, touching and uplifting, the classic children’s tale Goodnight Mr Tom is brilliantly performed by the young cast and is sure to impress – just don’t forget your tissues!
Opening just before Christmas to rave reviews, the London version of the multi-award-winning Broadway hit Hamilton has won its first major prize outside the USA – Best Musical at the 2017 Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards.
Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of The Secret Garden, was the J K Rowling of her day.