“The play is set in Brighton in the sixties around the time that Joe Orton came to prominence. At the end of the piece, he is dead and homosexuality has been partially decriminalised.”
Ray Rackham’s musical about Judy Garland has arrived at London’s Arts Theatre for a limited season. But what have critics been saying about it?
This could be the briefest review I’ve ever written – Quite simply if you are interested in or a fan of Judy Garland or just want to see a masterclass in performance, you need to get yourself to see Judy!
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Full casting and creative details are announced today for the JUDY!, Ray Rackham’s biographical musical about the life of iconic movie star and singer Judy Garland
That is the Garland I want my play to celebrate. Let’s not ignore the troubles she had, but let’s also not become solely transfixed by them.
Following a critically acclaimed debut season at Southwark Playhouse under its original title, Through The Mill, Ray Rackham’s biographical musical about the life of iconic movie star and chanteuse, Judy Garland, arrives in London’s West End this summer.
There are some gay men through whom the word ‘Judy’ runs like a stick of cheap rock. To question their devotion to the long-deceased Ms Garland is to adopt the same dangerous stance as contemporary Twitter heretics who suggest the much-loved Sheridan Smith may be a bit of a flake for not turning up to work six nights a week.