Following a performance of ANIMAL at the Park Theatre, I was joined by star Christopher John-Slater, playwright Jon Bradfield, cast member Matt Ayleigh, and Joshua Hepple, whose brilliant initial idea made the whole thing happen.
Animal arrives in London riding high on rave reviews – believe the hype! John Bradfield’s unflinching but hilarious play is a queer, inclusive joy. Filthy and funny, it’s unmissable entertainment.
I wasn’t perhaps as bowled over by Cruise on a second viewing, but it unquestionably delivers on its triple promise of fusing theatre with club culture, a history lesson, and a rambunctious piece of entertainment. If you couldn’t get to see it first time around, don’t miss your chance now… it’s quite a thrill ride.
A-Typical Rainbow is a play written, and starring, JJ Green and produced by Aria Entertainment. The play will run at the Turbine Theatre until 7 August before hopefully being picked up to continue in a new location. This piece of theatre is extremely important and needs to be seen by as many people as possible, it has the possibility to change the theatre as we know it.
In Nadim Naaman and Dana Al Fardan’s new musical Broken Wings, there are plenty of soaring melodies for lovers and just as many haunted and broken-hearted ballads for the less romantic.
Featuring a luscious score and heartfelt performances, Broken Wings gets a chance to soar in this touching if occasionally overblown production.
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.
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.
Jack Holden’s Cruise is a timely look at LGBT history, for fans of Russell T Davies’ It’s a Sin it touches on similar themes of 80s London in the shadow of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. It is a celebration of the culture, the music, the sex and people who were loved and lost.
Writer/performer Jack Holden’s full on powerhouse performance in Cruise will hold you in awe for 90 minutes.
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 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.
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.
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.
We round up the reviews for Bronagh Lagan’s production of Rags which transfers to the Park Theatre following a run at the Hope Mill theatre last year.
In Rags director Bronagh Lagan has assembled some gifted talent in her Park Theatre company with Carolyn Maitland as Rebecca driving the show.
Carolyn Maitland, Dave Willetts and Sam Attwater will star as Rebecca, Avram and Bronfman respectively in RAGS The Musical at London’s Park Theatre. The show will run for a limited season from 9 January to 8 February 2020, with a press night on 14 January.
Carefully curated by Chris Burgess, and starring Kieran Brown, Steven Dalziel, Natalie Green and Laura Sillett, A Night At The Oscars is a charming production of a delightful idea.
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