Vincent River written by Philip Ridley is a thought-provoking, highly-moving play which focuses on hate crime in the LGBTQ+ community whilst delicately and truthfully studying grief.
School of Rock is one of those cult films that is genuinely wonderful. Funny, sweet and a crowd pleaser, the 2003 Jack Black hit transfers well to the stage and provides an entertaining night out for all ages.
Everything is a little brighter on Summer Street, or in this case Waterloo East Theatre. Summer Street takes us back to the heyday of the 1990’s to 00’s Australian soap opera or ‘Soapys’ when Jason Donovan and Kylie Minogue were making their marks on television and British pantomimes always starred a Soapy star.
The storyline itself is pretty thin but thanks to the outstanding vocal performances and incredibly emotive and shocking scenes, American Idiot provides a fun, feisty night out.
The mix of comedy, romance, fantastic performances and magic in Aladdin mean something is provided for everyone and you can’t help but feel whisked up in the wonder of it all.
Amour is a sweet and bittersweet story which is delicately handled by director Hannah Chissick. The concept of is intriguing and mystical, and the style of the music is chocolate box sweet.
Man of La Mancha is considered a ‘rare’ revival and from this production it’s pretty clear why. The story is highly dated and it’s evidently a very hard piece to stage.
Madagascar the Musical is a ninety minute escape from technology and provides the innocence needed for an uncomplicated and fun evening.
A transfer from the Globe, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s play about the 17th century poet Emilia Bassano Lanier is already receiving highly positive acclaim as it rouses audiences to their feet night after night
A whirlwind of big hair, 80s hits, innuendos and humour, Nick Winston’s Club Tropicana isn’t a musical masterpiece but it is a whole lot of fun and a harmless piece of entertainment.