Directed by Douglas Rintoul for Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, this production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert marks the show’s regional professional premiere.
My heart jumped for joy when the Union Theatre announced their revival of Salad Days as the Julian Slade and Dorothy Reynolds classic is probably one of my favourite musicals (and following on from their production of The Hired Man too, another of my absolute faves).
The ways in which the titles of shows are worked into the script are a source of endless amusement and new musical Death Takes A Holiday is no exception, pointing up as it does the ridiculousness of the show’s conceit.
It is rare that a musical is presented with such exquisite elegance as Thom Southerland delivers with Death Takes A Holiday, making its European premier at the Charing Cross Theatre.
Producers have announced that there has been a cast change for the upcoming European premiere of the musical Death Takes A Holiday, which runs at London’s Charing Cross Theatre from 16 January to 4 March 2017, with a press night, as planned, on 23 January.
This is not the first time Michael Ball has been energetically mounted in Chichester. However, it may be the last as CFT director Jonathan Church leaves to head up the Sydney Theatre Company. I find it’s not wise to visit regional theatre alone, so was able to ask a willing companion what she thought of the show: […]
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There is much about Jonathan Church’s Mack and Mabel at Chichester that displays the very best of modern British musical theatre talent. Amidst a tale of humour and tragedy, the production frames a collection of performances and creative work, much of which is flawless.