London’s most-wanted musical Bonnie & Clyde returns to the West End to raise a little hell, and it’s bigger and better than ever. With memorable songs and some truly impressive performances from the cast, this is a show not to be missed.
‘The sumptuous score is showcased to the highest degree’: CHESS THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT – Theatre Royal Drury Lane ★★★★
After the success earlier in the year of Bonnie and Clyde in Concert, the bar has been set rather high for what concert productions at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane can provide, and Chess the Musical in Concert certainly hits the mark.
‘A little cheesy, a little heart-rending, a little bit spectacular, but always fun’: BONNIE & CLYDE – Arts Theatre
Composed by Frank Wildhorn with lyrics by Don Black, the story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow’s road to infamy is perhaps best known from Arthur Penn’s classic 1967 film.
Composed by Frank Wildhorn with lyrics by Don Black, the story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow’s road …
‘I was astounded‘: ROCK OF AGES – Birmingham & Touring ★★★★★
If you wanna rock, then come on feel the noize and have nothing but a good time with the cast of Rock of Ages.
Reviewed by Joanne Hodge
Rock of Ages
Photo Credit : The Other Richard
If you wanna rock, then come on feel the noize and have nothing but a good time with the cast of ‘Rock of…
‘A pleasure to watch’: PIPPIN – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★
This bright and colourful production of the musical Pippin at the Charing Cross Theatre is dazzling to watch – even if the story feels a bit flimsy.
‘Really life-affirming’: PIPPIN – Charing Cross Theatre
This pared-down version of Pippin, now upping the cast size to eight members, reclaims the show again and reignites it with the spirit of the 60s when it was originally conceived and first produced by composer Stephen Schwartz when he was still a student at Carnegie Mellon in 1967.
‘Offers an uplifting night out in a new setting’: PIPPIN – Garden Theatre ★★★★
The big question is whether the big sound of Pippin translates to an outdoor space on the edge of the Vauxhall one way system. The answer is a resounding yes.
‘Truly sensational to experience’: PIPPIN – Garden Theatre ★★★★
The terrific cast of triple threats make the bittersweet, upbeat and consistently enjoyable musical Pippin at the Garden Theatre a must see.
NEWS: London Fringe production of Pippin has its run extended
Tickets for 12 performances of Pippin, the second production at the new South London outdoor venue The Garden Theatre at The Eagle pub in Kennington, sold out in less than 72 hours. Now producers have put another eight dates on sale from 22-27 September 2020.
‘The perfect tonic during these uncertain times’: FANNY & STELLA – The Eagle Garden Theatre ★★★★
Glenn Chandler and Charles Miller have transformed the true story of Fanny and Stella into a musical “romp” packed with puns, comedy songs, a cavalcade of flamboyant characters, and optimism at its heart.
‘Frothy, refreshing & much needed’: FANNY & STELLA – The Eagle Garden Theatre ★★★★
Fanny & Stella is a funny, bawdy, light-hearted musical that provides a very welcome distraction from the seriousness of the world.
REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Wedding Singer at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
Find out what critics have had to say about Nick Winston’s production of The Wedding Singer based on the 1990s film with LLLC’s review round up…
‘Wonderfully conceived & immaculately performed’: FAME THE MUSICAL – Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre ★★★★
An energetic production of Fame that serves as a good reminder that you can’t anywhere without hard work – the choreography is superb.
NEWS: Kevin Clifton will star in The Wedding Singer at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
The Wedding Singer starring Kevin Clifton will play a strictly limited season at the newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from 30 January until 1 March 2020. Further casting to be announced.
’Possibly the best show I have seen in my whole theatre-going career’: MAME – Manchester ★★★★★
Beg, borrow or steal to get a ticket to this show in this beautiful gem of theatre. Mame at the Hope Mill Theatre is well worth a trip to Manchester.
‘Makes a triumphant return’: FAME THE MUSICAL – West End ★★★★
Back in the West End after 12 years, Fame makes a triumphant return with Nick Winston’s production. This 30th anniversary edition has been touring since 2018 but is having a prolonged five-week stop at the Peacock Theatre.
‘Brings a freshness to the piece’: GREASE – Touring
Nikolai Foster’s 2016 production of Grease returns to Curve as part of a major tour, and, while it doesn’t quite have the pizzazz of three years ago, the show remains a solid, thoughtful and energetic version of a much loved classic.
‘Fun, entertaining & feelgood’: CLUB TROPICANA – Touring ★★★★
Passports at the ready! It’s time to jet off to the Club Tropicana Hotel in this brand new jukebox musical which is touring the country.
‘It certainly has the heart to inspire’: ANNIE – Touring ★★★
Although the sun might not be coming out in Surrey tomorrow, there’s no doubt that this production of Annie will bring light and joy to many children.
‘Enjoyable and high-energy spectacle’: CLUB TROPICANA – Touring ★★★
Benidorm meets Faulty Towers: Club Tropicana is an entertaining, albeit predictable, night out.
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