Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd-Webber have written some truly captivating, catchy musicals and Evita is of course iconic and no exception to this. An ever popular rags-to-riches type of story based on the life and demise of Eva Peron, wife of Argentine president, Juan Peron.
‘Tis the season to remember those less fortunate than ourselves and David Edgar’s stirring new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, for the Royal Shakespeare Company, doesn’t stint on political rhetoric.
It’s more than 30 years since the world fell in love with Jennifer Beals’ bad-ass welder turned dancer, Alex Owens, in the iconic dance movie Flashdance. The stage adaptation, Flashdance The Musical, now touring the UK, has a lot to live up to.
The Wales Millennium Centre has come of age with its first major foray into story-telling on a truly epic scale. Tiger Bay The Musical is the most significant, largest and innovative production ever produced by WMC.
With the two headliners of this show – Will Young and Louise Redknapp – being bona-fide British primetime celebrities and regular tabloid fodder, its no wonder that Edinburgh turned out in force to see Cabaret, director Rufus Norris’ latest show.
James Graham has turned his attention to national greed and our addiction to TV game shows for his latest factional stage play, Quiz, which opened last night on the Minerva stage at Chichester Festival Theatre.