Category Archives: Musicals

Archive Review: Tell me on a Sunday 3*** @martiwconcert

Marti Web is in concert now! For more details see http://www.royalhippodrome.com/shows/details/2/503.html First published on http://everything-theatre.co.uk/2014/02/tell-me-on-a-sunday-the-duchess-theatre-review.html March 2014 Pros: You cannot go wrong with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beautiful music, performed by a brilliant band and a stage icon such as Marti … Continue reading

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Review: 3*** – Freud The Musical @Natashaplays @KingsHeadThtr

I arrived at the Kings Head a little dubious as my knowledge of Freud is limited to a fleeting acquaintance over 15 years ago as part of a Drama degree, and the thought of following a one-woman musical on this … Continue reading

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Review:4 **** Little Shop of Horrors @newwimbtheatre @littleshoptour

#tweetingit  –  4**** A pitch perfect performance A charming, kooky and hilarious 1950s musical comedy, Little Shop of Horrors tells the story of Seymour, the assistant at Mushnik’s FlowerShop in Skid Row, New York, who becomes an overnight sensation when … Continue reading

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Review: 4**** 27 – @cockpittheatre @27_ldn @arlenephillips

#Tweetingit –4*A talented cast guide us through the perils of rock stardom and explain exactly why 27 is a number best avoided! Any rock fan will immediately recognise the significance of ‘27’, that terrifying, almost mythical watershed in the life … Continue reading

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Review: 4**** Vanities – The Musical, @TrafStudios @VanitiesMusical

#Tweetingit –  4*Three best friends sharing the highs and lows from High School cheerleaders through to middle age; a total blast! Any show with ‘The Musical’ in its title was obviously preceded by a straight play or book.  The task for … Continue reading

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Review: 4**** Aladdin at The Prince Edwards Theatre @AladdinLondon

4* Aladdin The Musical-  A Brilliant Night Of Entertainment  Disney’s Aladdin has certainly made an impressionable debut on British soil! Featuring all of the main songs from the Academy Award-winning classic film, this shining spectacle is a good take on … Continue reading

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Review: 2** – Breakfast at Tiffany’s @BreakAtTiffLdn @TRH_London @PixieLott

#Tweetingit – Pixie Lott was superb but this, unfortunately, did not make up for the show being, frankly, dull. I should probably start this review with something of a confession.  Neither  I nor my companion at last night’s production of … Continue reading

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Review: 5*****The Bodyguard, @DominionTheatre @beverleyknight @thebodyguarduk

#Tweetingit – 5***** A cool, sexy rundown of Whitney Houston’s finest moments, brilliantly staged and set in a world class venue. For what more could anyone ask? Downsizing a Hollywood movie to the stage is no easy task, but this … Continue reading

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Review: 5***** Sunny Afternoon @HPinterTheatre @kinksmusical

#Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: 5* A magnificent tribute to the originators of cool Britannia.Great songs written by Ray Davies provide a timely reminder of when we were proud to be British.   To a nostalgia obsessed geek like me, the … Continue reading

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Review: I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking it On the Road @JSTheatre @ActtogetherLDN

#Tweetingit –  4* A much underrated musical gets a long overdue West End revival. You’ll still be singing these songs on the train home afterwards. So 35 years after its first West End run I’m Getting My Act Together…gets a … Continue reading

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