Grease is easily one of the best known musicals; full of catchy songs, a gorgeous man and a beautiful girl with their eccentric friends who all conveniently seem to fall in love with one another. It's a warm, fuzzy dream of a musical that no one can deny has one of the best wedding sing-a-long … Continue reading Grease – Wrapped Up in Trouble
A lead leaving their role in the West End is always an upsetting yet exciting time. More often than not, you're saying goodbye to an incredible lead and welcoming in the unknown. However, when six people leave their roles on the same day it makes for an interesting adventure. On Saturday 22nd July, Wicked said … Continue reading Six Out, Six In – The New Cast of Wicked
It's taken me far too long to see this show. As soon as its return to the West End was announced, I vowed I would get tickets as soon as possible. As you can tell from my lack of posts, (trust me, they're all to come) life got in the way. I booked last minute … Continue reading Half a Sixpence, Two Halves a Dream
A new musical coming to town is always exciting and Evita was no exception. Based around the life of the vibrant Eva Perón, it's an incredible story of the rise of a young aspiring actress to the first lady of Argentina. It's a story with a dark turn as Ché, the narrator and representative of … Continue reading Evita Comes to Milton Keynes
Everyone knows the songs of Abba. Their catchy songs have been gracing our lives since the Seventies. It was a pure stroke of genius of Catherine Johnson to write a jukebox musical including their songs. What's not to love about hearing a young girl innocently singing "I Have a Dream" and wishing to find her … Continue reading Mamma Mi-oh…
It's rare that I will write about a first visit to a musical show on the West End. Generally speaking, I absolutely adore the theatre and I have seen most of the big shows already. Aladdin was an exception to the rule. Yes, I can be a bit critical but I always try to not be … Continue reading Aladdin – Proud of the Boy?
Every Wicked lover will have their favourite Elphaba. It could be the first person they saw in the role, the original on West End and Broadway, the one with the biggest powerhouse voice or just simply the one that we think takes the role to a new level. I’ve been lucky to see four different women in that […]