I originally went to see Aladdin back in April and I think it's fair to say I wasn't too impressed with the show. My main bug bear was with the leading man, Dean John Wilson, who I just didn't think was strong enough to carry this show. Unsurprisingly, Dean John Wilson wasn't even with the … Continue reading Street Rat Matt – London’s New(ish) Aladdin
We all love a wonderful Disney film and everyone has their favourites. When you're having a sick day everyone has a go to Disney DVD that they will whack on for comfort. However that is a movie... With the announcement of Frozen - The Musical making its way to Broadway I think now is the … Continue reading Is Disney Going too Far?
When there’s a cast change at Wicked, that’s obviously my cue to go and see the show another two or three times to see what they’re like. As explained in my previous post, Alice Fearn is Elphaba, Sophie Evans is Glinda and Bradley Jaden is Fiyero. I’ve heard nothing but good things about Alice from … Continue reading Alice and Sophie and Brad… Oh my!
It's a comfort for theatre bloggers to be able to start off a little piece of writing by introducing the show with character introductions and a basic storyline. Unfortunately for me, the title pretty much does half of my job for me. This play is what it says on the tin; it's a comedy about … Continue reading The Comedy About a Bank Robbery – My Verdict
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
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?