Review: Motown the Musical

Motown at the Shaftesbury Theatre

Berry Gordy is the name in Motown music, so it makes sense that a performance about Motown would be based around him. The script was written by Gordy himself, making this an autobiographical musical. While his credentials are certainly impressive, you can tell that Gordy doesn’t have too many criticisms of himself. This leads to […]

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Review: Eugenius

Eugenius at The Other Palace

Geeks have long been a mainstay in popular culture, but it wasn’t until recently that they have become heroes in seemingly impossible stories. Usually the role of the geek was reserved for the timid sidekick or as a brief comedy relief character. Today, however, geeks have become respected, and sometimes they even get the girl. […]

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Original Hamilton recording on Netflix?

Original Broadway Hamilton recording to be bought by Netflix

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton has become an international cultural phenomenon and remains one of the hottest tickets in any theatre district. While many have seen the production and raved about it, others have been unable to secure tickets and see what the hype is all about. However, for those who aren’t a fan of going to the theatre, […]

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Pro-Brexit Play ‘People Like Us’ to premiere in London

People Like Us at the Union Theatre

Brexit is a controversial subject around the world, but there is plenty of debate to be had about it, so why not try to make it entertaining? This is exactly what Julie Burchill and Jane Robins try to do with their pro-Brexit play People Like Us. It is a story that takes place in a […]

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Review: Sylvia

Sylvia at the Old Vic

If Hamilton is any indication, audiences love to learn about history through the witty lyrics and beats of rap music. Although Sylvia at the Old Vic Theatre in London’s West End takes on the same technique, that is where all similarities end. Sylvia is a creative behemoth of its own, telling the story of women’s […]

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Game of Thrones is Conquering the West End

Game of Thrones, one of the biggest TV hits of the last years, has launched the careers of many young actors and actresses, and we’ll be lucky enough to have some of them playing in the West End very soon. Keep reading to know in which plays they’re starring and who you can see live […]

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‘Mamma Mia! The Party’ to Open at the O2 Arena

Mamma Mia! The Party to open at the O2 Arena in London

If you’ve ever watched a performance of Mamma Mia! and found yourself wishing that you could be part of the action, now is your chance! That’s right, Mamma Mia! The Party is set to land at the O2 Arena in London starting in Spring of 2019. You’ll get the opportunity to mingle with Mamma Mia! […]

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Denise Van Outen’s return to Chicago has been postponed

Denise Van Outen to join cast of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre

The West End production of Chicago was due for a major change, as Denise Van Outen was going to take over the role of Velma Kelly starting on September 24th and  replacing Josefina Gabrielle, who has played both Roxie and Velma in the raucous musical. Unfortunately, the actress found out on the first day of rehearsals that she had suffered […]

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Cirque du Soleil Returns to the West End with ‘Totem’

Cirque du Soleil Totem at the Royal Albert Hole

Cirque du Soleil has a long history of delivering fascinating, visually stunning performances across the world. Totem is no different, providing the audience with a gorgeous, almost otherworldly experience full of impressive choreography and gorgeous artwork. Totem tells the story of human evolution, starting in the primordial ages and taking us through the adventure as […]

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Review: Matilda

Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre

Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book Matilda has been a favorite of both kids and adults for decades. Like many classic stories it has been transformed into a musical, this time by Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly. The pair does a great job of bringing Roald Dahl’s grotesquely unique characters to life, but there are parts […]

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The Inheritance to open at the Noël Coward Theatre

The inheritance at the Nowel Coward Theatre

Matthew Lopez’s critically acclaimed play, The Inheritance, is taking its talent to the Noël Coward Theatre in London’s historic West End starting on 21 September 2018! The play enjoyed a long sold-out run at the Young Vic Theatre, where several actors made names for themselves and crowd went wild for the performance. The Inheritance takes […]

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Complete Cast Announced for ‘Company’

Complete casting has finally been announced for the West End production of Company, which will be performed at the Gielgud Theatre starting on the 26th of September 2018! This is a surprising cast, with some major changes taking place. Jonathon Bailey, who wowed us in The Last Five Years, will take on the role of […]

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Duncan James to play Billy Flynn in Chicago

Duncan James to jon Chicago as Billy Flint

A big change is coming to the West End’s Phoenix Theatre, as Duncan James will be taking the place of Martin Kemp in the role of Billy Flynn in the theatre’s production of Chicago. Duncan is no stranger to the world-famous musical, as he originally took on this role all the way back in 2008. […]

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Cate Blanchett to play at the National Theatre

Cate Blanchett to play at the National Theatre in London

Australian acting legend Cate Blanchett will be starring in a brand-new play at the National Theatre in London! The play will be directed by the legendary Martin Crimp, who has been wowing crowds all over London since the 80s. The name is quite a mouthful – When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other: Twelve Variations On […]

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Come From Away Is Coming to London’s West End!

Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre

The heartwarming story Come From Away, which has received major success on Broadway, will be coming to London’s West End in 2019! The Tony Award-winning musical will debut at the Phoenix Theatre beginning on January 30th, and it is sure to be a wonderful production. Christopher Ashley, the musical director from the original production, will […]

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Awful Auntie to open at the Bloomsbury Theatre

Anyone ever wonder what happened to the Bloomsbury Theatre? Wonder no longer! After three and half grueling years of downtime, the Bloomsbury is scheduled to reopen on 12 December, featuring an adaptation of David Walliams best-selling children’s book Awful Auntie! The historic Bloomsbury Theatre will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its original opening starting in December. […]

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Review: Strictly Ballroom

Baz Luhrman brought his short play, Strictly Ballroom, to the big screen in 1992. Both the play and movie received glowing reviews, with compelling scripts and excellent performances from their actors. Now, the famous play has been transformed into a musical, and it doesn’t disappoint. It can be seen at the Piccadilly Theatre, and anyone […]

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The Natural History Museum is getting a new… theatre!

The Wider Earth at the Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum has announced that it will be constructing a purpose-built theatre to house a play about the historic voyage of Charles Darwin. Charles Darwin is one of the most significant English naturalists, most famously known for his contributions to the theory of evolution. Many of his works have been displayed at the […]

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Review: The Book of Mormon

In 2011, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone created an unexpected cultural phenomenon: The Book of Mormon. Most famously known for their crude and irreverent cartoon, the duo put together a smart, witty, and at times educational musical that captured the attention of the entire world. While most people knew them for their vulgar […]

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‘Thriller Live!’ celebrating its 4,000th performance

When Thriller Live made its debut at the Lyric Theatre in London’s West End in 2009, nobody expected it to reach the level of success that it has today. It was always a much-loved musical, but we would never have guessed that it would continue to break so many records. On September 12th, Thriller Live […]

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Review: 42nd Street

42nd Street at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

42nd Street is a long-running musical based on 1933 film adaptation of a novel by the same name. It is a story about Broadway, taking place around Broadway, and originally performed on Broadway. So of course, it makes sense that the production has made its way across the pond to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. […]

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Review: Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls first came to the stage decades ago, when it dazzled audiences on Broadway. In 2006, it was adapted to the big screen successfully, with Jennifer Hudson offering a great lead performance. Currently, a new stage adaptation of Dreamgirls can be seen at the Savoy Theatre in London’s West End. For fans of the original, […]

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