Each year I always think Sheffield Theatres can’t excel the previous Christmas production, but once again I have been proved wrong with Guys and Dolls.
Actress Alex Young chats to Emma Clarendon about starring as Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre.
If you’re seeking life affirmation, celebrations of female solidarity (of a quintessentially British variety) and general uplift, my two current West End recommendations that tick all three boxes are The Girls and Stepping Out.
It is both Amanda Holden and Tracy-Ann Oberman who for me totally steal the show as busybody Vera and Maxine respectively. Holden is delightfully over the top only to crushingly bring you to realise the truth behind her need to be seen as the perfect wife.
Maria Friedman’s loving redirection of this gentle classic comedy poses no questions of understanding. We merely spend a couple of hours (plus wholly comprehensible interval) in the company of seven women and a lone man, amateurishly learning tap at evening class.
Anna-Jane Casey will join her sister Natalie Casey in the all-star West End cast of STEPPING OUT, replacing Tamzin Outhwaite who has had to temporarily withdraw due to a foot injury.
Its Amaluna arrives at Royal Albert Hall this month, but opening next month is Cirque du Soleil’s first-ever UK arena tour of its signature production, Varekai.
Natalie Casey made her name on TV shows including teen soap Hollyoaks and sitcom Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, but on stage is where you’re more likely to find her these days. No stranger to the Playhouse, she returns this week as part of the formidable ensemble cast of Things I […]
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Full casting – including Imogen Stubbs and Natalie Casey – has been announced for the UK premiere of Andrew Bovell’s Things I Know To Be True, an exciting international co-production between Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia. The production opens at London’s Lyric Hammersmith in September ahead of a UK tour.
Was it only February when broadsheets and bloggers were falling over themselves in the rush to praise Chris Thompson’s stunning debut play Carthage? The Finborough production had every element to excite them: a sinister central plot about an unnamed crime committed by a boy in care, painfully realistic characters drawn with acute observation from his 13-year […]
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