In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre including Ben Dowell (for theatreCat) giving his verdict on the much-anticipated arrival of Dear Evan Hansen at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Lively and empowering new musical & Juliet at the Shaftesbury Theatre is entertaining from start to finish.
& Juliet is a camp classic that’s perfect nostalgia hit for the children of the 90s, and a guaranteed hit for fans of the music – this isn’t the Shakespeare you’ll recognise from your schooldays…
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The magicians chatted to Emma Clarendon about being part of The Illusionists which begins performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre from 6 July 2019.
At the end of Motown The Musical you will leave the theatre feeling a love of Motown music that you have never experienced before.
Award-winning Miriam-Teak Lee is to star in the brand new musical & Juliet featuring the music of acclaimed songwriter Max Martin who has written some of the biggest pop anthems of the last 30 years. The production will play a limited season at Manchester Opera House from 10 September to 12 October 2019 before beginning performances at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre on 2 November (press night is 20 November).
Magic spectacular The Illusionists – Direct From Broadway will return to London in summer 2019 with a brand new show from 6 July to 1 September at the Shaftesbury Theatre. The cast will be announced in the new year.
In advance of major refurbishments taking place at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Motown The Musical will conclude its run on 20 April 2019 having celebrated over 1330 performances since its London premiere over three years earlier in February 2016.
Cast members from the West End’s longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera, were hailed the stars of West End Eurovision 2018, scoring a remarkable double victory.
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This weekend the West End production of Motown the Musical will celebrate its second birthday at the Shaftesbury Theatre and from 6 March 2018 the West End cast will be led by Jay Perry as Berry Gordy, Natalie Kassanga as Diana Ross and Carl Spencer as Marvin Gaye.
There is something irresistible about the music of Motown. No matter what age you are, chances are that you have encountered or listened to it at least once and this show manages to recapture the spirit and era in which it was most appreciated and loved.
This latest musical to hit the West End follows the the career of Berry Gordy and the creation of Motown Records. But is it a hit? It’s currently booking at the West End’s Shaftesbury Theatre until February 2017.