Tonight is the first anniversary of the last performances that were given on a Broadway stage; a year ago tomorrow, Six was due to open on Broadway, but that afternoon the governor of New York State, the currently beleaguered Andrew Cuomo, announced that public gatherings of more than 500 people would be immediately suspended.
It’s difficult to know exactly what the West End might look like when it finally returns: already there’s been some shape-shifting.
Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon picks out some of the shows on Broadway she wants most to see…
It lives up to the hype. It truly lives up to the hype. Mean Girls follows Cady Heron, who moves from the wilds of Africa to the wilds of suburban America, where instead of facing lions, malnutrition and loneliness, she faces boy drama, social issues and the struggle to stay true to herself.
Mean Girls has commenced its Broadway run as a hot ticket, a situation likely to escalate as positive word of mouth spreads. The new musical is sure to play London, Australia and beyond, with a prolific non-professional life to follow.