Sylvia is one of the best shows I’ve seen this year. So therefore what follows isn’t a review, not really (I’m not going to tell you what the very evident issues were, for a start). It’s just some thoughts, gut reaction, rendered into something slightly more user-friendly than a Twitter thread.
Two world premieres, a UK premiere and the return of a much-loved Christmas hit production will feature in part one of Matthew Warchus’ fourth season at The Old Vic.
The cast of SYLVIA at The Old Vic, which has its world premiere at The Old Vic on 11 September 2018 (previews from 3 September) will include Delroy Atkinson, Carly Bawden, Verity Blyth, John Dagleish, Jade Hackett, Todd Holdsworth, Izuka Hoyle, Beverley Knight, Genesis Lynea, Jaye Marshall, Tachia Newall, Maria Omakinwa, Karl Queensborough, Ross Sands, Witney White and Elliotte Williams-N’Dure.
This new musical adaptation of An Officer and a Gentleman, receiving its world premiere at Curve, makes no apologies for embracing the melodrama of the movie. In doing so, it delivers a polished, unabashed production
It’s that point in the year again: Olivier Award public panel application time! After getting to the interview stage last year (better than 2016 and 2015) I was hoping to do it again this time round but it wasn’t to be.
A joyful celebration of the power of embracing what makes a person special, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre, London is one of the most exciting new British musicals in a long time.
The actors playing the teens are very fine, but top of the class are John McCrea as a spectacularly well-sung and well-observed Jamie, and Josie Walker as his mum with the only really heartfelt song in the show, ‘He’s My Boy’.
Following a hugely successful run in Sheffield, the popular new musical officially opened at the Apollo Theatre this week. But what have critics made of it?
200 days ahead of its 200th birthday, The Old Vic today (24 October 2017) marks the launch of its bicentenary and Matthew Warchus’ third year as Artistic Director of The Old Vic with a season of world premiere productions
The musical theatre adaptation of 1982 Hollywood An Officer and a Gentleman, starring Richard Gere and Debra Winger, gets its world premiere in the new year at Leicester’s Curve.
The Perfect Pitch Award, co-presented by Theatre Royal Stratford East, is a sort of Dragons Den for new musical writing … with a twist. In this, long before the aspirants get to the pitch stage, the dragons actually put them together.