Director Thom Southerland, at the helm since 2013, has created a masterpiece of modern theatre in Titanic that is packed with emotion and winning performances.
Tragic in a way that only stories of real life events can be, there is no small amount of hubris on display in this powerful touring production of Titanic the Musical.
This dignified production has a glorious and moving score with a story full of aspirations, hope, love, ambition and ultimately tragedy. A fantastic performance which deserved the standing ovation.
It’s not often you see a touring production greeted with a standing ovation but as one of the many on their feet I can say it was thoroughly deserved for Titanic the Musical. Shows like this simply don’t come around often enough.
So after the fascinating Shadow Factory, Southampton gets a second theatrical take on its history with the touring revival of Thom Southerland’s marvellous production of Maury Yeston’s Titanic musical.
After hit London runs, Broadway musical Titanic will embark on its first-ever UK and Ireland tour in the new year, opening in the week of the fateful accident’s 106th anniversary.
Southern Light Opera returns to the King’s Theatre this week with its 120th annual show, a mammoth production of Titanic The Musical that the company hopes will get right into the soul of the tragedy.
Actor Peter Prentice has most recently been treading the boards in Titanic The Musical, opposite Claire Machin, who is set to star in Robbie Williams’ new musical The Girls in the new year. I chatted to Peter about his career so far.