If there was ever a cure for the blues The Cher Show would be it. I left feeling on cloud nine after an evening spent watching this sequinned spectacular which tells the story of how shy girl Cherilyn Sarkisian becomes the ultimate diva and a true female icon.
‘A treat to see such strong performances’: THE CHER SHOW – Touring ★★★
Turning back time from her Las Vegas residencies, The Cher Show begins in the 1950s with a young Cherilyn Sarkisian who’s longing to be a star, and progresses through her various ventures, successes and failures up to the modern day. Taking on the role of the musical icon, are three superstars who share (cher) the role and show her at various stages of her life. Debbie Kurup plays the Star, Danielle Steers is Lady and Millie O’Connell is the youngest, Baby.
‘An extra special, female empowering watch’: THE CHER SHOW – Touring ★★★★★
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.
‘A frothy concoction of corny jokes & power ballads’: THE CHER SHOW – Touring
The premise sees Cher (Debbie Kurup) about to go onstage for her farewell tour. Facing a crisis of confidence the singer addresses her younger selves (Danielle Steers and Millie O’Connell), delving into her past (or, ahem, wanting to ‘Turn Back Time’).
‘Silly playfulness lies at the heart of its appeal’: A KILLER PARTY – Stream.Theatre (Online review) ★★★★
The UK premiere of the hilarious and charming musical A Killer Party provides many much needed laughs.
NEWS: The cast for the UK premiere of A Killer Party includes Jason Manford, Cedric Neal, Rachel Tucker & Amara Okareke
Casting has been announced for the UK premiere of A Killer Party which will be released as a series of nine episodes to watch on-demand. The dates have now changed from the previous announcement to 26 April to 23 May 2020.
NEWS: The Prince Of Egypt resumes with socially distanced performances in July 2021
The Prince Of Egypt, the musical based on the classic DreamWorks Animation film, will resume performances at London’s Dominion Theatre on 1 July 2021 with public booking now extended until 8 January 2022.
‘A festival of filthy fun’: CINDERELLA : THE SOCIALLY DISTANCED BALL – Turbine Theatre ★★★★
Turbine Theatre’s adult panto Cinderella: The Socially Distanced Ball is a festival of filthy fun that you can’t help but love.
‘When You Believe has a choral majesty that is undeniable’: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT (Album review)
There was a moment in the last couple of days as I listened to ‘Make It Right’ for the umpteenth time that I wondered whether I’d been a bit harsh to The Prince of Egypt when it opened in late February.
‘Vibrant & richly rewarding production’: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT – West End
A dazzling cast, a powerful score and mesmerising choreography make The Prince of Egypt a real spectacle to watch.
‘Spectacularly well performed musical’: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT – West End ★★★
For spectacle and energy, The Prince of Egypt is worth a visit. It’s not going to change your life but it’ll provide a fun few hours of superfluous theatricality that looks and sounds very pretty.
‘Might be in need of a miracle’: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT – West End
In The Prince Of Egypt highly committed cast does their best to ride out inconsistent production choices to deliver work that fills the Dominion well.
NEWS: The Prince of Egypt extends its West End run by seven weeks
The Prince Of Egypt, the brand-new musical that officially opens this week at London’s Dominion Theatre, has added seven extra weeks to its limited engagement with 100,000 new tickets now on sale to 31 October 2020.
NEWS: Full casting is announced for the West End production of The Prince Of Egypt
Casting has been announced for the West End production of Disney’s Prince of Egypt.
NEWS: Debbie Kurup & Gary Wilmot join the West End line-up for The Prince Of Egypt as further casting is announced
Further West End cast has been announced for the brand-new stage musical The Prince Of Egypt, running at London’s Dominion Theatre from 5 February to 12 September 2020.
‘Keeps the audience thoroughly absorbed from start to finish’: BLUES IN THE NIGHT – Kiln Theatre ★★★★★
Susie McKenna’s highly accomplished and atmospheric production of Blues in the Night is filled with heaps of personality and heart that is reflected in the stunning performances from all of the cast.
‘Don’t miss the opportunity to see this absolute gem of a show’: Debbie Kurup stars in Blue in the Night at the Kiln Theatre
Actress Debbie Kurup chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Blues in the Night at the Kiln Theatre.
‘I’m a rock chick at heart’: Debbie Kurup chats about The Best of… Rock Musicals concert & Sweet Charity at the Donmar
Debbie Kurup chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in The Best of… Rock Musicals and the Donmar Warehouse production of Sweet Charity.
‘Fun, laughs, good time’: SWEET CHARITY – Donmar Warehouse ★★★★
This is as unconventional production of Sweet Charity as you’re likely to see. Set firmly in the art milieu of Andy Warhol’s Factory, it’s so perfectly, silver-foil-wrapped acid-tabbed 1967 it’s like you were actually there.
‘Nowhere near enough charm for my liking’: SWEET CHARITY – Donmar Warehouse
Nowhere near enough charm in this Sweet Charity for my liking. Josie Rourke’s farewell to the Donmar Warehouse is grey rather than silver.
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