This new production of Maltby and Shire’s Closer Than Ever just about gets there, though it occasionally struggles to break through the digital form.
Jonathan O’Boyle’s inspired actor-musician take on Jason Robert Brown’s song cycle-cum-musical felt like an eye-opening reinvention.
The latest digital show from Lambert Jackson Productions and the London Coliseum is the Off-Broadway hit, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.
After the year we’ve all had no one can be forgiven for wanting a touch of escapism this Christmas. Thankfully the Barn Theatre has come to the rescue with it latest production, Peter Pan.
Check out Wicked alumni Nikki Bentley, Sophie Evans, Alice Fearn, Alexia Khadime, Liam Tamne and more in Unlimited: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz.
Highlighting the tensions between a couple during lockdown, The Space Between is richly emotional, offering real insight into both character’s perspectives despite it only being 13 minutes long.
Antic Disposition’s A Christmas Carol is true to both the spirit and detail of the book, while adding its own sense of playfulness that feels fresh and modern.
A musical theatre album with a difference, RE:arrangement – An Album by Nick Barstow is refreshingly bold.
Anti Disposition’s Much Ado About Nothing is a visual treat that’s chock full of wit and impeccable physical comedy, not to mention the beautiful musical interludes – a glorious Shakespearean spectacle.
The seven new musicals selected for Aria Entertainment’s prestigious festival of new musical theatre, From Page To Stage (FPTS), which returns for a sixth successive year from 11-25 September 2018 at London’s Southwark Playhouse, have been announced.
Some of the reviewers of It’s Only Life still seem to talk of John Bucchino as an unknown American songwriter, which is a shame – let’s hope this production is the start of an awakening of awareness.
What happens if you throw together 23 songs, five musical theatre performers, a pianist, and tons of colour? The answer is It’s Only Life, a musical revue based on several ‘orphan songs’ (John Bucchino’s own description) interwoven to create a fun production about love and life.
Have you booked yet for the 40th-anniversary revival of PRIVATES ON PARADE, Peter Nichols’ renowned British army farce with music by Denis King? Kirk Jameson’s production, with an award-nominated performance by Simon Green as cross-dressing Captain Terri Dennis, is now running at the Union Theatre until 17 December 2017. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review quotes – and a tweet from our co-founder, the mighty Mark Shenton, below…
Further casting has been announced for Kirk Jameson’s highly anticipated Off-West End revival of Peter Nichols’ Olivier Award-winning PRIVATES ON PARADE at the Union Theatre, which runs from 22 November to 16 December 2017, with a press night on Friday 24 November. Have you booked your tickets yet? Set during the Malayan Emergency of the late 1940s, we follow the exploits of a …
In the first musical to be staged at Park 90, the Park Theatre’s smaller space, The Burnt Part Boys proves to be one of the finest examples of Off West End musical theatre.
This show premiered in the off-Broadway Public Theater, on 14 June 1978 and closed on 15 March 1981 after 1,165 performances. Directed by Word Baker, the musical written by Gretchen Cryer and Nancy Ford originally starred Gretchen Cryer as Heather; Nancy Ford also appeared later in the run as Heather (as did Betty Buckley). As it closed on Broadway it then opened here for a short run in the West End.
This first UK revival of the ground-breaking, long running, off-Broadway and West End musical – I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking it On the Road – marks the show’s triumphant return to London 35 years after it was first seen at the Apollo Theatre. It runs at Jermyn Street Theatre 6 to 23 July 2016, with a press night on 9 July.