Dirty Dancing is not just a show about a love affair against the odds, or an early 60s period piece. Its continued popularity over the past 31 years is just as much due to tackling issues of class, family, loyalty, and right and wrong head on.
This is the second Woman themed West End Live Lounge, but this time, the team have graduated from The Other Palace Studio to the main space as they become bigger and better.
I can’t begrudge anyone their enjoyment of Six, a fast-paced display of talented women – I enjoyed it, too. However – rather like the history it’s trying to tell – such awesome performers deserve a much better frame for showing what they’re capable of.
A saucy, seaside postcard of a show, Benidorm Live is sure to delight fans of the series and newbies alike as they take a carefree, innuendo-filled trip to sunny Spain.
Waitress is a show that takes you off the beaten track and provides a more intimate, less flashy show compared to those we usually see. This nuanced musical is a sweet treat that will warm your heart purely thanks to it’s quirkiness.
Let’s start by saying that Rock of Ages is not a musical masterpiece by any means, but it is a super self-aware, high intensity, fun and crazily well performed show, that’ll definitely have your toes tapping to some of the most well-loved rock classics.
There’s no denying that we all love a bit of magic in our lives and the Royal Albert Hall’s Disney’s Broadway Hits provided the perfect sprinkle of fairy dust on a grey Saturday afternoon.
West End Live Lounge is back at The Other Palace on 10 March 2019 for a celebration of WOMEN. The stellar line up of performers will sings songs from powerful ladies, all whilst raising money for Samaritans. I spoke to founder Shaun McCourt about all things West End Live Lounge…
Based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, Zog, in an adaptation by Mike Shepherd with Freckle Productions has made its world premiere in a superbly fun, colourful and heartwarming way that will entertain adults and children alike.
A Transylvanian delight, Rocky Horror will have you laughing in delight and dancing in your seat from the moment it begins in all its sparkly, transsexual glory.