New musical #ZoologicalSociety, written by Vikki Stone and Kate Mulgrew, gets a well-timed concept album release.
Rufus Hound, Irvine Iqbal, Natasha Lewis and Forbes Masson have been cast in The Boy in the Dress, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new musical which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from 8 November 2019 to 8 March 2020 (press night is 27 November).
Written by Nadim Naaman and Dana Al Fardan, the concept album of new musical Broken Wings marks an ambitious debut and an impressive arrival.
True story, until last week I thought Bombay Dreams was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Not having seen it onstage nor listened to it before, all I knew was the Lord’s name was attached to it and assumptions were thus made – it’s even his name that appears first on the album cover.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Ashleigh Gray (Wicked The Musical) and Antony Hewitt (Aladdin) will be among the stage and screen stars performing at A Night For Life, an event marking the two-year anniversary of Clíodhna McCorley’s diagnosis with a brain tumour.
The moment you arrive at the Prince Edward Theatre it feels as if it has been “Disneyfied”. I mean that in the nicest possible way. All the staff are super-friendly and helpful. Now it might just be the Disney magic or extra training. Whatever the reason, by the time you take your seat you are already regressing to childhood and beaming from ear to ear.