It is still a relatively rare experience to see a working class drama that invests its characters with a profound and complex, even a poetic interior, life, but from the first moments of Richard Hawley and Chris Bush’s Standing At the Sky’s Edge when a workman stops to greet the beauty of the dawn and the sound of birdsong, it is clear that this is no ordinary representation of
NEWS: Full casting is announced for the West End return of Pretty Woman The Musical on 8 July 2021
The producers of Pretty Woman: The Musical have announced full casting for the show’s reopening, with performances beginning on 8 July 2021 in its new home the Savoy Theatre. The production will play with social distancing in place until 20 July when it will play at full capacity.
NEWS: Pretty Woman: The Musical returns to the West End in July 2021
After breaking advance box office records at the Piccadilly Theatre when it opened in February 2020, the smash-hit feel-good PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL returns to the West End this Summer in its new home the Savoy Theatre, with performances from 8 July 2021.
‘Heartwarming, fun & entertaining’: NEVER GIVE UP A DREAM – Thespie ★★★★★
Never Give Up on a Dream, the latest concert in the online streaming platform’s Reunited series, brings together some of the cast of Pretty Woman the Musical.
‘Big misjudgement. Huge’: PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL – West End
Aimie Atkinson is good but deserves far better than Pretty Woman: the Musical, the blatant cash grab at the Piccadilly Theatre.
NEWS: Full casting announced for the West End production of Pretty Woman The Musical
To mark the first day of rehearsals, the full cast of the Pretty Woman: The Musical has been announced.
‘Fun, feel-good night out’: FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL – Touring ★★★
Fat Friends The Musical might not be the kind of show you see over and over again, but if you’re looking for a fun, feel-good night out then you can’t go too far wrong with what is an enjoyable production.
‘A theatrical experience not to be missed’: FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL – Touring ★★★★★
Fat Friends the Musical has got quick wit and northern humour, a cast who is as passionate about the production as the audience appears to be, and it’s got Kay’s Mellor’s life-affirming stamp on it, too. Uplifting, joyous and surely on target for a West End transfer.
WONDERLAND – Touring
Frank Wildhorn, Jack Murphy and Gregory Boyd have created a whole new take on this classic story bringing bang up to date with the musical Wonderland. In this version Alice is a 40-year-old single mum having the worst birthday of her life.
INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Wonderland’s Rachael Wooding
I recently visited Oxford, where Wonderland was playing at the time. I grabbed a few minutes with Rachael Wooding (Alice) before she went on stage for that evening’s performance.
ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS – Bridge House Theatre
With book and lyrics by Sean Grennan and music by Leah Okimoto and a rare talent for attracting a top-notch cast – this two-hander stars Olivier award-winning George Maguire and Rachael Wooding – the scene is set for this alternative festive fare.
Musical two-handers x 2: Her Aching Heart & Another Night Before Christmas
Small, perfectly formed, alternative Christmas treats: I saw two two-hander musical gems last weekend: Her Aching Heart at the Hope Theatre in Islington and, on the opposite side of town, Another Night Before Christmas at the Bridge House Theatre in Penge.
NEWS: George Maguire & Rachael Wooding star in Another Night Before Christmas musical
The West End is coming to Bridge House Theatre this Christmas with the UK premiere of the festive American musical Another Night Before Christmas, starring Olivier Award winner George Maguire and Rachael Wooding.