Shoulder pads, big hair and vivid colours come back to the future in the vibrant Australian premiere season of The Wedding Singer.
Here’s LLLC’s weekly guide to some of the shows you might want to book tickets for includes The Wedding Singer at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre:, Endgame at the Old Vic and The Seagull at the Playhouse Theatre.
Find out what critics have had to say about Nick Winston’s production of The Wedding Singer based on the 1990s film with LLLC’s review round up…
If you’re struggling with all the choice, Mind The Blog has come up with her top five musicals you do not want to miss in 2020.
The full cast has been announced for The Wedding Singer starring Kevin Clifton which will play a strictly limited season at the newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from 30 January until 1 March 2020.
The Wedding Singer starring Kevin Clifton will play a strictly limited season at the newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from 30 January until 1 March 2020. Further casting to be announced.
In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates is joined by Cassie Compton who talks about growing up in Crouch End, London in a home filled with music, her supportive teachers at school and her early experiences in the West End as a child actor in productions such Whistle Down The Wind and The Secret Garden at the Aldwych Theatre.
I confess that The Wedding Singer is one of my favourite films, it is not even a guilty pleasure, it is just sheer eighties throwback joy and cast brilliantly. It definitely works though, the musical adaptation is not trying to be an incarnation of the film.
The Wedding Singer was originally conceived as a romantic comedy film starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore in 1998. Being made into a musical which premiered on Broadway eight years later in 2006. After being nominated for a Tony award in 2006 the show went on tour.
Opening at Leicester’s Curve ahead of a 8 month long UK tour, you can see where Nick Winston’s production has made its key decisions – Francis O’Connor’s set has its eye on quick get-outs and so Jack Henry’s video projections do a lot of the heavy lifting in setting the 80s milieu.