Review UK Tour: Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

Buddy Holly is a household name; his short yet fruitful career was a defining moment in the beginnings of rock and roll as he challenged the norms of music. Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story is a musical depicting the life of the star, from his rise to fame with The Crickets, his speedy marriage to María … Continue reading Review UK Tour: Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

Review UK Tour: The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer is a fabulously fun musical based on the 1997 movie of the same name starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. Set in 1985, the musical follows the story of wedding singer Robbie Hart who loses his passion for weddings after being jilted by his fiancé. Robbie finds himself back on his feet after … Continue reading Review UK Tour: The Wedding Singer

Review UK Tour: The Addams Family

From creepy cartoons, a twisted TV show, a couple of morbid movies, finally to a macabre musical, The Addams Family are a household name. Created by cartoonist Charles Addams, the Addams are the pinnacle of eccentric families. The Addams Family has music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. The production was first … Continue reading Review UK Tour: The Addams Family

Review UK Tour: Funny Girl

Funny Girl is an utterly charming musical following the life of Fanny Brice as she navigates the world of theatre and love. I previously saw the show as it began at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London before it embarked on a West End run and the current UK Tour. My other review states that I … Continue reading Review UK Tour: Funny Girl

Review: Waitress

Waitress is an utterly charming musical which will have you laughing and smiling for hours after. The bittersweet musical follows the story of Jenna (Jessie Mueller), a pie-making waitress who aspires for more. Whilst in an unhappy marriage, Jenna begins an affair and tries to figure out how to get her life where she wants … Continue reading Review: Waitress

Review: School of Rock

School of Rock is an explosive high energy production with a multi-talented cast; a real family fun show. Based on the 2003 film starring Jack Black, this stage adaptation features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater with the book by Julian Fellowes. However, the show really gets going when the child performers … Continue reading Review: School of Rock

Review: Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls is a fabulously dazzling production, originally seen on Broadway some 35 years ago, the show has since been adapted into a well known film and now it has arrived to shake up the West End. I was so excited when it was announced that Dreamgirls would be making its way to the Savoy Theatre, the 2006 … Continue reading Review: Dreamgirls

Review: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

I got tickets to see Beautiful as a surprise treat for my mum's birthday, I knew she really wanted to see it and I had heard great things about it. Although I'm definitely not a fan of jukebox musicals that does definitely not extend to Beautiful for me, I was completely blown away from the get-go. … Continue reading Review: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Review: Groundhog Day

As soon as I heard the announcement of Groundhog Day opening at the Old Vic, I knew I had to get tickets to see this exciting new musical. Based on the 1993 film of the same name, I was looking forward to seeing how the venturesome concept of the film would be adapted for the stage. … Continue reading Review: Groundhog Day