It’s the merry month of May, which means it is… Eurovision! To celebrate, stream.theatre is hosting a virtual revival of Craig Christie’s witty parody of our country cousins across Europe, Eurobeat: The Pride of Europe.
All Edinburgh Theatre’s Hugh Simpson went along to the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh to catch Nativity! The Musical.
Parents, if the thought of sitting through yet another (yawn) pantomime this Yule fills you with dread, then I’d recommend the dazzling, cheery musical Nativity! The Musical as an outstanding alternative.
Dani Dyer will be joining her father Danny Dyer in Nativity! The Musical this Christmas at the Eventim Apollo, from 19 to 31 December.
The Show People Podcast is one year old! That’s right The Show People Podcast celebrates one year of bringing you special theatre guests every fortnight and shining a spotlight on the UK performing arts and joining host Andrew Keates this time is Scott Garnham.
The set of 23 songs was varied and extremely well put together with a mixture of festive favourites, Les Mis hits and some more unexpected songs. Standout moments included I’ll Be Home For Christmas/Bring Him Home and Man In The Mirror which both featured tight harmonies and wonderful interaction between the boys.
West End musical theatre group, The Barricade Boys, have announced a massive line-up of guest stars for their limited Christmas Cabaret season, which runs at London’s The Other Palace Studio from 5 to 23 December.
Built around the acclaimed film and with music by Elton John, Billy Elliott seemed destined for success but I’ll admit I was a little surprised to realise it had run for 11 years in London before heading out on tour.
Tutu Good To Miss:Five stars and ten tissues as the smash hit musical of a working class boy’s battle to do ballet comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse.
How do you like your musical theatre? An occasional treat for your Nan’s birthday? A full-on Christmas outing to the latest Disney blockbuster via Pizza Express for mum, dad and the kids and not much change from a grand? Or 28 of them on a relentless conveyor belt with high impact performances and a battery of jokes?
I did a week full of repeats of shows I’ve seen before – two of which I repeated again in the self-same week. (And one of them I even saw twice in less than 24 hours!)
I hated Grand Hotel at the Dominion in 1992. It seemed confused, distant, under-scored and under-lit and there wasn’t a character I could engage with. As tickled up by Thom Southerland at Southwark Playhouse, it’s the exact opposite – you really can feel like a fly on the wall of a luxury hotel as the […]
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Okay, so I’m a little late to the party, you’ve probably already read a number of reviews of Grand Hotel all raving about it. I can honestly tell you though that they’re all wide of the mark… It’s even better than suggested!