Last year I saw over 70 pieces of theatre, a mixture between Musicals, Plays and Operas. (Mostly Musicals) I got thinking about what actually makes a good Musical in my opinion? I have had quite a long time thinking about it as we are in lockdown. A strong Book (The book is a name for … Continue reading What Makes A Good Musical?
Emily Brontë’s extraordinary novel WUTHERING HEIGHTS unleashed a love that was raw and uncontained, wild, brutal and all-consuming. In this new adaptation by Bruntwood Prize winning writer Andrew Sheridan Cathy and Heathcliff are seen afresh, as unpredictable as the moors and bound by an energy that is palpable. At my favourite theatre venue The Royal Exchange! This pulsing, atmospheric … Continue reading Wuthering Heights Review
Moulin Rouge was my first broadway show and I will never forget it! I heard incredible things about Moulin Rouge so I was so excited to see it. We sat on the second to back row of the Mezzanine (Circle in the UK) And the view was brilliant, didn't feel far away. The set for … Continue reading My Thoughts On Moulin Rouge
Wicked is my favourite musical and I just saw it for the fifth time in London. In this blog I will tell you my favourite moments of Wicked! ACT ONE No One Mourns The Wicked is a perfect opening number. The curtain rises and we see the ensemble come to life in the murky opening … Continue reading My Favourite Moments Of Wicked!
This Spring/Summer season is an inspiring collection of work programmed under the leadership of former Artistic Director Sarah Frankcom. It embraces the energy and power of new writing, staging plays from established, award-winning writers alongside supporting early career playwrights to realise their work for the stage. Dynamic new directors, who are making waves across the industry, will … Continue reading The New Season At The Royal Exchange
I have finally seen Thriller Live and I wanted to share some quick thoughts on it with you! So Thriller Live is NOT a musical, if you have seen a show on a cruise ship then it is similar to that. I would call it more of a concert but your not allowed to go … Continue reading My Thoughts On Thriller Live
This has been a huge highlight of the year so far! The Regents Park Open Air Theatre revival of Jesus Christ Superstar. This is pure theatrical magic: It's going to be hard to describe how brilliant this show is but we'll give it a try. It is a very different production by going back to … Continue reading Jesus Christ Superstar Review
This play was written by Githa Sowerby and was based about the lives of women in the early 20 th century, and was the result of her family’s involvement in the local glass factory. The play was performed in the Lyttelton Theatre at the National, an open spacious theatre, on entering you are immediately drawn … Continue reading Rutherford and Son Review
There is a Light That Never Goes Out: Scenes from the Luddite Rebellion is a historically and politically charged play that goes 100mph until the very end and leaves you in awe of the outstanding creativity that this piece has. Drawing from real historical letters and devised convosations this piece is very unique. And is … Continue reading There is a Light That Never Goes Out Review
I saw The Light In The Piazza at the Royal Festival Hall and I absolutely fell in love with this hearty musical. It is a very touching story which follows a Mother and Daughter in Italy. Clara (The daughter) falls in love with an Italian and thats is the story in a nutshell. The story … Continue reading The Light In The Piazza Review