EVITA – West End

In London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

There’s not much I can add about Emma Hatton’s powerhouse of a performance that hasn’t been said already. I was also impressed with Kevin Stephen-Jones portrayal of Perón which seemed to have a lot more depth to other productions I’ve seen.

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EVITA – Touring

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The rags to riches story of Eva Peron charting her rise from poverty as a child to the first lady of Argentina has been wowing audiences worldwide since its conception in 1976. The musical written by the award winning duo Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber takes the audience through a rollercoaster of emotions and is as relevant now as it was when it was first written.

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EVITA – Southampton

In Musicals, Opinion, Reviews, Touring by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

It won’t be easy, you’ll think it strange – but Evita in 1978 was the last show co-written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Despite their later separate successes, it remains an often-overlooked triumph – a near-operatic, through-sung construction, and a fine combination of musicality with a genuinely fascinating, historically accurate story.

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Coq-tales podcast: Emma Hatton & Anna-Jane Casey name their dream roles

In Audio, Cabaret, Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Photos, Quotes, Special Events by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

As part of the hour-long Coq-Tales on Thursday 13 October 2016, I got to chat to two incredible West End leading ladies, Anna-Jane Casey and Emma Hatton, both of whom have their own cabaret shows at Brasserie Zedel this month. Anna-Jane’s immediately followed our chat last week while Emma returns with her Eva Cassidy tribute Songbird on 27 and 28 October.

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NEWS: American star Tom McGowan plays Wizard in West End Wicked

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WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to welcome the American stage, television and film actor Tom McGowan to the role ofThe Wizard from Monday 21 September for a limited season until Saturday 12 March 2016. He will be making his West End debut.

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NEWS: Emma Hatton and Savannah Stevenson extend in West End Wicked

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WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that the current acclaimed stars, Emma Hatton (Elphaba) and Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), have both extended their contracts and will continue with the long-running hit into 2016. Joining them from Monday 21 September 2015 will be Oliver Savile (The Phantom of …