Both have successful decade-spanning careers. Both are driven and fiercely independent. And then there’s the mutual love of sequins. Arlene Phillips talks to Vicky Edwards about Girl Power, refusing to act her age and why The Cher Show is an unmissable and fabulously feel-good extravaganza.
‘An extra special, female empowering watch’: THE CHER SHOW – Touring ★★★★★
So many female performers and creatives currently at the top of their game in a male-centric world. This makes The Cher Show an extra special, female empowering watch.
‘A frothy concoction of corny jokes & power ballads’: THE CHER SHOW – Touring
The premise sees Cher (Debbie Kurup) about to go onstage for her farewell tour. Facing a crisis of confidence the singer addresses her younger selves (Danielle Steers and Millie O’Connell), delving into her past (or, ahem, wanting to ‘Turn Back Time’).
NEWS: Winners of the 10th anniversary Offies 2020 Awards are announced
Winners of the Offies 2020 Awards, held at Battersea Arts Centre, have been announced. It was the tenth anniversary year of the awards presented by Off West End.
‘A spectacular musical revue’: AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
First time director Tyrone Huntley and choreographer Oti Mabuse have created a sizzling revival of Ain’t Misbehavin’ which is electrifying audiences at London’s Southwark Playhouse.
‘The singing is really where it gets you’: AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ – Southwark Playhouse
The dresses sparkle, the band swings, and the dancers fly at the Southwark Playhouse, where Ain’t Misbehavin’ runs through June.
‘Gloriously revived’: AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Not seen on a London stage for 40 years, Ain’t Misbehavin’ is gloriously revived at Southwark Playhouse in a co-production with Colchester’s Mercury Theatre.
‘A whirlwind of energy’: AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Tyrone Huntley makes his directorial debut with this vivacious production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ that hasn’t been seen in London for almost 25 years. With Oti Mabuse’s choreography, the show is a whirlwind of energy which excites and entertains throughout.
‘A two-hour treat, with a reeling, rocking cast of five’: AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ – Colchester & London ★★★★
Tamasha’s romp through the great Fats Waller’s songbook in Ain’t Misbehavin’ is a two-hour treat, with a reeling, rocking cast of five and a joyful five-piece combo.
NEWS: Tyrone Huntley & Oti Mabuse bring the first London revival of Ain’t Misbehavin’ in almost 25 years to Southwark Playhouse
A brand-new production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ – the first London revival in almost 25 years – will play Southwark Playhouse from 19 April 2019 to 1 June, following its premiere at Mercury Theatre Colchester from 15-30 March. The Fats Waller musical will be directed by Tyrone Huntley, making his directorial debut, and choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing’s Oti Mabuse.