Broadway star Andy Mientus will make his UK stage debut in the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical The View Upstairs, alongside Declan Bennett, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Cedric Neal and John Partridge. The production, directed by Jonathan O’Boyle, runs at London’s Soho Theatre from 18 July to 24 August 2019, with a press night on Tuesday 23 July. Broadway and television actor …
Noel Sullivan will forever be a member of Hear’say first and foremost to me, the product of one of first of this generation of Saturday night music talent show – Popstars – but since then, a career in musical theatre has beckoned and it is on that, rather than his pop star life, that his debut album concentrates.
Not long left to see two Off-West End musicals I can recommend: The Wild Party at The Other Palace and The Sorrows of Satan at Tristan Bates Theatre. Here’s why I think you should.
March’s jazz-age tale of a tempestuous couple holding a gathering to end all gatherings allows for a real parade of vivid caricatures to come passing through in search of gin, blow, sex and some defining characteristic or other.
In addition to lists of top productions, Mates contributor Ian Foster reviews his reviews from the past year to award his personal prizes for the best performances for Best Actor and Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress in both plays and musicals…
This list is looking a little further afield to shows I hope to get to throughout the year from Bolton to Manchester, Sheffield, Woking and several Off-West End and fringe venues.
Full casting is announced today for Michael John LaChiusa’s THE WILD PARTY, which receives its first major London production at The Other Palace, playing from Monday 13 February to Saturday 1 April 2017, with a press night on Monday 20 February. THE WILD PARTY will be the inaugural production at The Other Palace, formerly St. James Theatre, when it reopens in February …
The UK premiere of this new American musical – a tale of love, desire and murderous obsession – stars Kerry Ellis, Ramin Karimloo, Norman Bowman and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt. It’s booking at the Arts Theatre until 3 December 2016. What have critics been saying about it?
Sara is freewheeling but needy; she falls for Tom who is sexy but untrustworthy. With clever use of minimal props and the stage’s revolve, we watch the trajectory of a relationship play out through song and choreography … until it runs its course and ends badly.
As a vehicle for the combined – and considerable talents – of Kerry Ellis, Ramin Karimloo, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt and Norman Bowman, Murder Ballad is made to order.
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