Romance Romance – Review

Romance Romance at the Above the Stag Theatre

Many stories, shows and musicals have some form of love intertwined within the tale – let’s face it, love is an emotion that we all show some resonance with at some stage of our lives. In Romance Romance, the theme of love is so prominent that there is no chance you can watch the production […]

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Come From Away – Review

Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre in London's West End

You may have never heard of Gander. It is, after all, a tiny town with just 9.000 inhabitants. However, it is here that Come From Away is based. This moving production beautifully helps to tell one of the most upsetting and shocking stories of our generation all through the lives of those who happened to […]

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical – Review

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at The Other Palace in London

Since 2008, Showstopper! The Improvised Musical has wowed audiences up and down the country. Since their infancy, they have toured the UK extensively and normally sell out at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe every year. The format in itself is fairly straight forward. However, it is very complicated and hard to quite know what it is you are […]

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Company – Review

Company at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End

After a long wait, the much-loved musical Company, which has always been one of Stephen Sondheim’s best, has opened in the West End. The groundbreaking musical hit the theatres in 1970 and no one could have imagined that decades later, Marianne Elliot would reimagine its central male character as female. Company is both witty and […]

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Heathers – Review

Heathers at the Theatre Royal Haymarket starring Carrie Hope Fletcher

The musical adaptation of the 1980’s cult classic Heathers has found its way to London’s famed West End, and it is every bit as fun as the original film. Showing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, the dark but humorous script comes to life on stage as the cast and crew put on a stunning performance […]

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Eugenius – Review

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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Sylvia – Review

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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Matilda – Review

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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Strictly Ballroom – Review

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 Book of Mormon – Review

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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42nd Street – Review

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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Dreamgirls – Review

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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Alexandra Burke to Join London Cast of Chicago

Alexandra Burke to star as Roxie in Chicago

Chicago is a favourite of many musical lovers, and the cast at London’s West End just got even better! Alexandra Burke, who is an X-Factor champion, will join the London cast as Roxie Hart, the aspiring actress who kills her lover. We know that Burke has the pipes to sing the many pieces that Hart […]

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Young Frankenstein – Review

Young Frankenstein at the Garrick Theatre

When Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein was unleashed in 1974, the world didn’t know what to expect. The iconic director had already established himself as a master of comedy, irreverence, and unpredictability. The film was released to much success and rave reviews and remains a favorite across generations to this day. Decades after the release of […]

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The King And I – Review

The King and I at the London Palladium

The King and I is an age-old classic that has been entertaining people for decades. What started as Margaret Landon’s 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam has been adapted to both the big screen and the stage, with live performances dating back to 1951. The King and I is now playing at the […]

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