• REVIEW: Everybody’s Talking about Jamie – Lyceum Theatre – Sheffield

    REVIEW: Everybody’s Talking about Jamie – Lyceum Theatre – Sheffield

    In the vibrant tapestry of Sheffield’s theatrical landscape, “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” emerges as a radiant gem, returning to its birthplace at the Lyceum Theatre with a renewed fervor and a narrative that pulses with life. This musical, which first ignited hearts at the Crucible Theatre in 2017, has evolved into a cultural phenomenon, captivating…

  • REVIEW: The Wizard of Oz – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    REVIEW: The Wizard of Oz – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    The Wizard of Oz at Nottingham Theatre Royal is a production that teeters between moments of enchantment and lapses in directorial and musical coherence, ultimately delivering an enjoyable but inconsistent theatrical experience. As the curtains rise, the audience is whisked away to the fantastical world of Oz, guided by a cast that breathes new life…

  • REVIEW: Breeding – King’s Head Theatre – London

    REVIEW: Breeding – King’s Head Theatre – London

    “Breeding” at the King’s Head Theatre is a theatrical masterpiece that intricately weaves together themes of love, identity, and the pursuit of family in the LGBTQ+ community. Set within the intimate confines of the King’s Head Theatre’s purpose-built space in Islington Square, the production immerses audiences in a rich tapestry of emotions and experiences. From…

  • REVIEW: Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle – Apollo Theatre – London

    REVIEW: Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle – Apollo Theatre – London

    “Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle” is a tour de force of comedic brilliance that captivates audiences from start to finish. Written by the dynamic trio of Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields, the minds behind the global sensation “The Play that Goes Wrong,” this production introduces audiences to the hilariously chaotic world…

  • REVIEW: Shrek the Musical – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    REVIEW: Shrek the Musical – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    The touring production of Shrek the Musical at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal presents a mixed bag of performances and production elements, offering a rich tapestry of both highlights and shortcomings. Led by a talented principal cast lineup and overseen by a creative team aiming to reimagine the beloved Broadway and West End hit, the show brings…

  • REVIEW: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    REVIEW: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    “Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World” is a stage adaptation that endeavours to bring to life the incredible stories of influential women from history. Based on the cherished books by Kate Pankhurst, the production showcases a diverse array of remarkable figures, from Rosa Parks to Sacagawea, Amelia Earhart to Marie Curie, Mary Seacole to…

  • REVIEW: Farm Boy – Garrick Theatre – Lichfield

    REVIEW: Farm Boy – Garrick Theatre – Lichfield

    Adapting Morpurgo’s sequel to the beloved War Horse was never going to be an easy task, especially after the incredible success of the National Theatre’s landmark production of its predecessor. Where War Horse shines is in its poignant narrative and the investment of those enjoying the story following a compelling and ambitious narrative, Farm Boy offers a radically different perspective. It…

  • REVIEW: Hadestown – Lyric Theatre – West End

    REVIEW: Hadestown – Lyric Theatre – West End

    5 years after its original London premiere pre-Broadway at the National Theatre, Hadestown has arrived back in London at a new West End home. With a stellar cast and a hypnotically beautiful score, Hadestown is the jewel in the crown of musical excellence in the West End; it is not only a theatrical spectacle but…

  • REVIEW: Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Lyceum Theatre – Sheffield

    REVIEW: Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Lyceum Theatre – Sheffield

    “Peter Pan Goes Wrong” on its UK Tour to Sheffield Lyceum is a comedic masterpiece that flawlessly blends chaos and charm, delivering a side-splitting experience that had the audience in stitches from start to finish. At the heart of the hilarity are a stellar cast of phenomenal performers who give the entire show their all.…

  • REVIEW: Jesus Christ Superstar – Regent Theatre – Stoke-on-Trent

    REVIEW: Jesus Christ Superstar – Regent Theatre – Stoke-on-Trent

    It is probably safe to say that there are not many members of the audience at a production of Jesus Christ Superstar who do not know the plot of the show in its entirety: alongside the Nativity, it is a story that most of us learn in primary school.  However, this production takes the familiar…

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