Category: Musicals

All those fantastic musicals I have seen

‘We’ve Got Magic to Do, Just For You’ – Pippin, Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone, 13.02.2020

I always love supporting local theatres and the local amateur dramtics, tonight it was back to the Hazlitt Theatre for the Stage Theatre Society current production of Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin. Pippin is a 1972 musical that uses the premise of a mysterious performance troupe, led by a Leading Player, to tell the story of ‘Pippin’ a young prince who searching… Read more →

‘1, 2, 3, 4, Come on Baby Say You Love Me 5, 6, 7 Times!’ – On Your Feet! Marlowe Theatre 20.01.2020

After my first viewing of the year, it wasn’t long until I was traveling down to Canterbury for my first Press Night at the Marlowe Theatre. Having heard some great things about this production during its run in London, I was looking forward to finally seeing On Your Feet! on their opening night of the next leg of the UK… Read more →

‘Give Me One Moment, in Time…’ – The Bodyguard the Musical, Orchard Theatre, 08.01.2020

A new year has begun, which means a new year of theatre viewing can commence and tonight’s one was perfect to kick start 2020! It was back to the Orchard Theatre, for the opening night of The Bodyguard. Frank Farmer is a former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, who is hired to protect award winning superstar Rachel Marron from an… Read more →

‘A Tough Act to Follow’ -Curtains a Musical Whodunnit, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 25.11.2019

To kick start a few days off, what better way than to enjoy a press night and the opening night of current UK tour of Curtains a musical whodunnit. It’s opening night of Broadway-bound musical Robbin Hood, star Jessica Cranshaw has been murdered on stage during the company bows. The entire cast and stage crew are suspects, in walks local… Read more →

‘Wrapped In A Rainbow’ – Nativity! the Musical, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. 13.11.2019

It was back to the Canterbury for tonight’s press night and to help kick start getting into the festive spirit! Nativity! The Musical is a stage musical adaption written and directed by Debbie Isitt, based on Isitts 2009 film of the same name. It follows a Coventry based primary school St Bernadette’s, teacher Mr Maddens and teaching assistant, Mr Poppy… Read more →

‘And Still I Dream He’ll Come to Me…’ Les Misérables in Concert, Gielgud Theatre, London. 24.08.2019

The theatre world held its breath when news that the Queen’s Theatre would be undergoing renovation, unsure as to what fate this would lead for the longest running musical Les Misérables. Lucky for us Sondheim had thought of this and announced that the production would be moving next door and will take form of a musical concert – similar to… Read more →

‘Everybody’s Talking About the Boy in the Dress…’ Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Venue Day), Apollo Theatre, London, 16.10.2019

I was so happy to have been invited by the Marlowe Theatre to join them in attending the Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Venue Day. Not only was it a chance to catch this beautiful uplifting musical but meet the Jamie and Margaret Campbell, Nica Burns (Producer), Dan Gillespie (Composer of ETAJ) and the cast of the current West End Show,… Read more →