We are all familiar with the likes of The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Miss Saigon, for example – but what about those equally good and deserve to be seen more often? Here are some of Love London Love Culture’s favourites, including one that you can see on the London stage right now…
With Racky Plews’ production, and some 40 years after Jack Heifner’s play premiered in New York, Vanities in its musical iteration finally crosses the Atlantic to make its London debut. A three-handler, Kathy, Mary and Joanne are Texan women who we meet as teenage high school cheerleaders on the day of what was to be Kennedy’s assassination.
This all-American musical tells the story of three best friends growing up in Dallas at a time when image and style were more important than brains and ambition. With never seen before material and all new direction and choreography from Racky Plews, this run is the perfect way to celebrate the original play’s 40th anniversary.
This light and bubbly musical is receiving its European premiere at the Trafalgar Studios leaving the audience uplifted and asking: why has it taken so long to reach the stage in Europe? At its most simple, Vanities is a story […]
After her success with American Idiot, director and choreographer Racky Plews returns to the West End with another American musical, Vanities, which receives its European premiere next month at Trafalgar Studios. What attracted her to the project?