Trump L’Oeil is a musical romp through the Trump years, played for laughs and employing many different theatrical genres to create the full effect of the chaos of the time. Drawing on surrealist influences, this is part cabaret, part circus and part queer theatre, with an equally broad range of music, from rap to pop and including a neatly adapted, storming version of ‘Puttin’ (Putin) On the Ritz’ – there’s even a hefty nod to Dr Seuss in ‘Marvellous Me’, the show’s opening number.
‘A testament to resilience, chutzpah & sheer golden talent’: JEWISH HOLLYWOOD – Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Any study of the history of popular music would be a very slim tome indeed without the contribution of Jewish songwriters, and that’s doubly true when it comes to considering the greatest showbusiness hits.
‘Captures the spirit of the era with aplomb’: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE – Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★★
My first thought when I heard that Five Guys Named Moe was coming to the Gatehouse was: how will all that song and dance work in such a small space? I needn’t have worried.
‘This is a fun, almost frothy, show’: LUCK BE A LADY – Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★
In this one-woman show, writer and performer Beth Burrows fascinates her audience even as she exposes some of the flaws of her famous male subjects: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra.
INTERVIEW: Creator & performer Beth Burrows on the strong women who inspired her new solo show Luck Be A Lady
Luck Be a Lady is a one-woman extravaganza exploring the successes of Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra from the perspective of the women who made it happen.
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Luck Be A Lady is a one-woman extravaganza that explores the stratospheric successes of Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra from the perspective of the powerful women who made it happen. It’s coming to north London’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse for a strictly limited run this October.
FEATURED SHOW: ‘Unique effervescent joy’ with ‘big theatre qualities’. ★★★★ Call Me Madam reviews are in!
Rosemary Ashe is ‘the songstress with the mostest’, and her performance ‘rules over all she surveys’ in Upstairs at the Gatehouse’s revival of Irving Berlin’s classic Broadway musical Call Me Madam. Check out our roundup of review highlights.
‘Rosemary Ashe & Richard Gibson lead a joyous cast’: CALL ME MADAM – Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★
Rosemary Ashe’s high-energy singing and delivery drive the action in this playful revival of Irving Berlin’s 1950 Broadway comedy, directed by Mark Giesser.
FIRST LOOK: Rosemary Ashe & Richard Gibson open in Call Me Madam revival
Rosemary Ashe and Richard Gibson open tonight in Irving Berlin’s Call Me Madam at north London’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse. First-look production shots gallery here.
‘You really carry the show, which doesn’t happen that often’: Rosemary Ashe on starring in Call Me Madam
As she starts performances in Irving Berlin’s 1950 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Call Me Madam, Olivier Award nominee Rosemary Ashe took time out of rehearsals to tell us why she wanted another opportunity to step into Ethel Merman’s shoes.
VIDEO: Rosemary Ashe follows in Ethel Merman’s footsteps in Call Me Madam
When classic Irving Berlin musical Call Me Madam gets a rare London revival at Highgate’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse this month, Rosemary Ashe takes the title role written for Broadway legend Ethel Merman, who originated it on both screen and stage.
PHOTOS: Sneak a peek into rehearsals for Irving Berlin’s Call Me Madam
Preparations are underway for the much-anticipated revival of Irving Berlin’s 1950 Tony Award-winning musical Call Me Madam starring Rosemary Ashe and Richard Gibson. Get behind the scenes at rehearsals – and then get booking!
NEWS: Rosemary Ashe & Richard Gibson star in Irving Berlin’s Call Me Madam
Olivier Award nominee Rosemary Ashe and ‘Allo ‘Allo!’s Richard Gibson headline a rare revival of Irving Berlin’s 1950 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Call Me Madam in September at Upstairs at the Gatehouse.
‘Flamboyant & fun piece of musical theatre’: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS – Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★
Once Upon A Mattress is a lively and vibrant musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s famous Princess and the Pea.
‘Beth Burrows connects with the audience instantly & pulls them in’ – ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
From the wicked Queen who can’t let go of her stupidly innocent son, from the dumbstruck King to the spunky swamp Princess who swims the moat and swashbuckles her way into favour, this is a show for the young, and the young at heart.
PHOTOS: The Once Upon a Mattress fairy tale is in full swing in Highgate
Do you remember The Princess and the Pea from childhood? Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy-tale kingdom has now come to musical life with Mark Giesser’s revival of Broadway classic Once Upon a Mattress at Upstairs at the Gatehouse.
WATCH: Enter the ‘Many Moons Ago’ world of Once Upon a Mattress in rehearsals
Rehearsals have flown by for fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress, the Broadway classic revived this month at London’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Take a peek at final preparations from the very tuneful sitzprobe with our sneak-peek videos.
‘The passion that Kaye has for his profession & Elton John is clear’: ELTON JOHN: IT’S A LITTLE BIT FUNNY – Touring ★★★★
Elton John: It’s A Little Bit Funny is a whistle-stop tour of Elton John’s outrageous life, with a soundtrack of some of his greatest hits performed by an excellent live band.
‘We’ve simply clicked very well as a director/actor team’: Mark Giesser & Beth Burrows on reuniting for Once Upon a Mattress
Offie nominee Beth Burrows stars as Princess Winnifred in rarely seen, 1959 Broadway fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress. It’s her fourth collaboration with director Mark Giesser, following Strike Up the Band, The Lady With a Dog and Sirens of the Silver Screen. What makes their collaboration so successful?
WATCH The Jury post-show Q&A: Can men be victims of domestic abuse?
Are you aware of your inherent biases about gender? How much do they affect your judgments about women or men are capable of? What about when it comes to a violent crime?