2016 is coming to an end and to celebrate another year, Emma Clarendon names some of her favourite shows of the year, including Aladdin, Dreamgirls and The Libertine.
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.
Watching Vanities The Musical made me remember a cheerleader from my own all-American high school who got her comeuppance – but did she really deserve it? And how many other musicals with cheerleaders can you name?
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 […]
The bank holiday is behind us and it’s goodbye to summer. The consolation is a jam-packed autumn theatre season. Here are a few of the most notable London openings this month that you should keep an eye out for…
This autumn, Lauren Samuels, Ashleigh Gray and Lizzy Connolly star in the European debut of Vanities, a classic American story. This brand new production features never before seen material with all new direction and choreography from Racky Plews. It runs at the West End’s Trafalgar Studios 2 from 1 September to 1 October 2016, with a press night on 6 September.