We’ve all got them: things we enjoy — sometimes mightily — that it’s just a little bit embarrassing to admit to liking. Like admitting, in my case, a massive passion for Selling Sunset, the real estate reality TV show set in the cramped offices of an LA boutique agency that sell houses to millionaires and billionaires. (But somehow seem to work cheek-by-jowl in a tiny office on Sunset Boulevard).
Radio 2’s Greatest Show could — and should — have been a platform to celebrate more British musicals, especially here, especially now, with the industry floundering so badly. A show of support for our own creators of new musicals would not have gone amiss.
I’ve launched a brand-new weekly podcast, called ShenTen, in which I will countdown my personal top tens in different theatrical categories.
Disney’s Olivier Award-winning stage musical Beauty and the Beast is to be re-imagined and re-designed in a completely new production staged by the original award-winning creative team, and will open a UK and Ireland tour in May 2021.
It seems extremely apt for the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park to resurrect its celebrated production of Jesus Christ Superstar just as live theatre starts to take the first tentative steps back.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jesus Christ Superstar the Concert at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.
Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre may say concert on the poster but there is singing, dancing, performing and storytelling nine shows a week.
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre will be the first London theatre to welcome back audiences with a special concert staging of their production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar, running for six weeks from 14 August until 27 September 2020.
Joseph and the Amazing All Star Concert brings cast members from across the world together virtually for an all too brief sing-song that will have you dancing in your seat.
This musical, which made its world premiere in the West End in 2013, deserved a much longer run than it received.
New 2021 performance dates have been announced for the West End return of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at The London Palladium, starring Jac Yarrow and Jason Donovan.
Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced a new YouTube Channel, The Shows Must Go On, providing musical theatre lovers with a West End and Broadway experience in their own homes, online for free.
Jason Donovan and Jac Yarrow will be back at the London Palladium in 2020 when the hit production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat returns following its season this year.
Jamie Lloyd’s new interpretation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita at the Open Air Theatre will transfer to London’s Barbican Theatre from 27 June to 22 August 2020 (press night is 7 July).
It really is no wonder why The Lion King has lasted in the West End as long as it has. It is still as powerfully moving and beautiful to watch and feels as though it only opened in London for the first time yesterday.
Michael Harrison and The Really Useful Group have announce that the new, smash hit production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will return to the iconic London Palladium in summer 2020, following its triumphant season this year.
Find out what critics have made of Jamie Lloyd’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical Evita with LLLC’s review round up…
In a production that is as much rally as world class musical, Jamie Lloyd transforms Evita into a commentary on recent times as well as a showcase of some of the finest performing talent to be found on both sides of the pond.
At last, someone has laid the sugary ghost of Elaine Paige. Jamie Lloyd’s stripped-back Evita at the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park has all the metallic modernity of their Jesus Christ Superstar.
With plenty to say about the shallow foundations of political leaders hiding behind their PR machines, Jamie Lloyd’s triumphant Evita is raw, fresh and intense – “oh what a show!”