Category: Musicals

All those fantastic musicals I have seen

‘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 →

‘Summer Heat, Boy and Girl Meet But, uh oh, Those Summer Nights!’ Grease, Churchill Theatre, Bromley, 09.11.2019

It was back to the Churchill for tonight’s press night of the current 2019 UK tour of Grease the Musical. The last time that I had viewed this production was 2017, which sadly didn’t meet expectations so I was looking forward to seeing what this current production had in store! Grease is the 50s musical classic, it tells the tale of… Read more →

‘There’s a Light…Over at the Frankenstein’s Place…’ – The Rocky Horror Show, Orchard Theatre, 23.09.2019

The Rocky Horror Show is a musical comedy with music, lyrics and book written by the mastermind of Richard O’Brien. It tells the story of a newly engaged couple Brad and Janet, who get caught in a storm and end up coming to the home of a mad transvestite scientist, Dr Frank-N-further. When taking in they witness the unveiling of… Read more →

‘Oh, You Can Colour My World with Sunshine Yellow Each Day!’ Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 10.09.2019

After a quiet summer, I was looking forward to heading back to the Orchard theatre especially as it has just completed its brand new refurbishment – which I can say is excellent, slick, and with comfy new seats whats not to like? I was very much looking forward to tonights viewing, being a huge fan of drag I was not… Read more →

‘Cause, I’m Gunna be the One!’ Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Apollo Theatre, London, 15.05.2019

It was my lucky day, as although this was always going to be my evening choice whether I succeeded in winning the lottery after months of trying and whilst enjoying a great matinee I had finally won the TodayTix Front Row Lottery for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie!  Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, inspired by the 2011 BBC Three documentary Jamie: Drag Queen… Read more →