Glory palaces of cinema that became theatres — and vice versa — that Mark Shenton longs to visit again.
A star cast including Jacqueline Jossa, Matt Jay-Willis, Lucie Jones and Cedric Neal will join Brian Conley in the new, musical staged concert of Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent’s A Christmas Carol, which is set to play a strictly limited season at London’s Dominion Theatre from 7 December 2020 to 2 January 2021 (press night is 14 December).
In our continuing series, editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 1 March 2020), ranging from Love London Love Culture’s thoughts on David Mitchell’s West End debut in the stage adaptation of TV favourite Upstart Crow at the Gielgud Theatre.
A dazzling cast, a powerful score and mesmerising choreography make The Prince of Egypt a real spectacle to watch.
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.
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.
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.
With a huge variety of shows having already been announced for this year, here Love London Love Culture selects some of the best ones for the year ahead….
White Christmas is an all-singing, all-dancing festive treat, full of showbiz razzmatazz and a little bit of romance thrown in for good measure – though with the memories of war lurking in the background, there is a dark edge that offsets the Technicolor world of the 1950s.
A joy from start to finish, White Christmas is a real treat that you will not want to miss out on.
The embodiment of glamour from start to finish, White Christmas whisks you away and takes you to a wintery wonderland where lullabies and tap dances reign supreme.
Before long the stage is overflowing with so much joy, romance and goodwill to all that ultimately, much like the snow song, this White Christmas proves impossible to resist.
Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Big, A Dolls’s House, Shida & The Eyes Of The Night.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Big, the musical based on the Tom Hanks film, now playing for a limited season at the Dominion Theatre.
Big, the film, holds a special place in everyone’s hearts but this musical version is out of step and time.
Initial casting for the West End premiere production of the brand new stage musical The Prince Of Egypt, has been announced with Luke Brady and Liam Tamne playing Moses and Ramses respectively and Christine Allado and Alexia Khadime as Tzipporah and Miriam.
The Prince of Egypt, the new stage musical based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film and featuring the Academy Award-winning song ‘When You Believe’, will opens at London’s Dominion Theatre on 5 February 2020, with an official London premiere on 25 February, for a limited 32-week engagement.
Made at Curve production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas will transfer to London’s Dominion Theatre from 15 November 2019 to 4 January 2020, with a press night on 25 November.
What a difference, er, 16 years makes… Despite the show spending over a decade at the Dominion Theatre, I never managed to make it to see We Will Rock You in the height of my original Queen obsession – it actually closed just four months before I moved to London.