One of the first outdoor theatre seasons to be announced as lockdown eases, The New Normal will take place at The Royal Victoria Patriotic Building in Wandsworth, London from 3-31 August 2020.
Empowering in many aspects, somehow elements of the story feel as though they get lost in this ambitious new musical.
New musical #ZoologicalSociety, written by Vikki Stone and Kate Mulgrew, gets a well-timed concept album release.
Intricate but not in-your-face Falsettos is a must-see reminder of human love; and a great example of how moving music can be.
Musically, Girlfriends is a richly diverse score that is beautifully delivered by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra and the cast performances on this album.
Natasha Barnes really impresses with debut album Real, a shining example of contemporary pop done well.
Wasted at the Southwark Playhouse is an explosion of feminist energy, a dark and angsty account of the lives of the four most famous Brontë siblings.
Any musical can only be as good as its underlying book and Wasted, based upon the lives of the four Brontë siblings (three girls and a boy) is written around a very strong core.
Adam Lenson directs Natasha Barnes in the new rock musical Wasted about the Brontës. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…
With a cast of just four, Wasted tells the story of the Brontë siblings and their journeys to success, and questions (to an extent) what makes a legacy and how fulfillment is achieved.
This gripping drama, starring West End musical star Natasha J Barnes in her fringe play debut, has plenty of twists and turns that keep the audience enthralled from beginning to end.
Musical star Natasha J Barnes, who famously took over to rave reviews from Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl in the West End, now makes her fringe play debut in two-hander thriller Tryst. Sneak a peek at first-look production photos here! Tryst runs until 5 November 2017 only at the 90-seat Tabard Theatre in Chiswick. Get booking!
Fresh from her performance as Mabel in the London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s performance of Mack and Mabel at the Hackney Empire, Natasha Barnes spoke to Love London Love Culture about her debut album and upcoming performance in Tryst.
The London Musical Theatre Orchestra made their East London debut with a spectacular and lively performance of Mack and Mabel that thrilled audiences from beginning to end.
As Barbra Streisand celebrated her 75th Birthday on the 24th April, it seemed appropriate to watch her most iconic role performed on stage by a performer who is equally as talented – Natasha J Barnes.
Full casting is announced today for the tour of Funny Girl which enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre. Playing opposite Sheridan Smith is Chris Peluso as Nick Arnstein.
If you don’t, you are not in the panto zone, and as O’Grady’s ever alarming Lily Savage would put it, “shaddup, if I wanted your opinion I’d slap it out of ya.” For this really is the mother-lode of pantomime: heavy on stars but, more importantly, getting every ounce of hard work out of every one of them, mercilessly.
After a two-month absence, Sheridan Smith has returned to Funny Girl at the West End’s Savoy Theatre tonight (Friday 8 July 2016). Due to “stress and exhaustion”, Smith was officially announced as taking a leave of absence, which was meant to be two to four weeks, on 12 May after having already missed several performances. Funny Girl is booking at the West End’s Savoy Theatre until 8
In Mark Shenton’s regularly updated list of top ten ticket recommendations, new entries this week include The Spoils, Blue/Orange, The Deep Blue Sea and The Go-Between.
After speculation in the national press that Sheridan Smith may have left the West End production of Funny Girl for good, producers have issued a statement today, confirmed that she will return, albeit much later than anticipated.
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