Review: Heathers

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Review: Young Frankenstein

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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Review: The King And I

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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Review: Bat Out of Hell

If an old rock album is meant to be translated to the stage, then Meat Loaf’s iconic Bat Out of Hell seems as good a choice as any other. Unfortunately for the Bat Out of Hell production at the Dominion Theatre, the concept is probably the only good part about it. There is a lot […]

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