Webborn and Finn’s cracking new musical The Clockmaker’s Daughter receives a delectable cast recording treatment that features the likes of Ramin Karimloo, Hannah Waddingham, Christine Allado and Fra Fee.
Written by Nadim Naaman and Dana Al Fardan, the concept album of new musical Broken Wings marks an ambitious debut and an impressive arrival.
You know what time of year it is – so I’ve just been through my annual Mind the Advent countdown! As I’ve seen a personal best number of different shows this year, the sheer volume of actors (and performances) have really been stacking up and making my life difficult – in terms of summing up my favourites of the year, that is. So here is a bit of a sneak preview of what’s to come in my highlight posts…
Glenn Berenbeim’s grimly stoic book is set in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942 where a group of actors is trying to lift spirits by staging a play.
Harry Blumenau’s production at the Union manages to shed the show’s previous blunders, succeeding in telling a harrowing and touching story with tenderness and care in a production that is filled with heart and trauma.