Review (UK Tour): Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë's bildungsroman novel Jane Eyre comes to life in this production by the Bristol Old Vic and the National Theatre directed by Sally Cookson. The eponymous heroine lives and learns hardship from her childhood through to her adult life as she faces a turbulent upbringing at Lowood school, leading her to Thornfield Hall as … Continue reading Review (UK Tour): Jane Eyre

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: Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

Based on the novel The Sopranos by Alan Warner, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour has been adapted by Lee Hall for the stage. Beginning in Edinburgh at the Fringe Festival, the production was a sold-out hit followed by a run at the National Theatre and a UK Tour, now it transfers to the West End after … Continue reading Review: Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

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

Blogger Update: The Theatrical Event

After eight wonderful months, my time in Canada is nearly at an end. I have seen some brilliant theatre and some even more theatrical non-theatre events. From dance shows and burlesque performances to my first ice hockey game, from black box theatre and experimental design to the huge venue at the NAC, it's definitely been … Continue reading Blogger Update: The Theatrical Event

Parliament of Canada Tour and Parliamentary Questions

As someone living in Canada for a limited amount of time, especially living in the capital of Ottawa, it was a necessity for me to take a tour around the Parliament of Canada while I was here. There were tours available in large groups, but fortunately I knew someone working there who was able to … Continue reading Parliament of Canada Tour and Parliamentary Questions

Gauthier Dance – Theaterhaus Stuttgart

Gauthier Dance is a dance company created by Eric Gauthier, a choreographer, dancer, and musician. Having dipped my toes in dance performance before, I was excited to see something new, especially when I learned that ballet was involved. The young company originates in Germany and is now touring. _________________________ The performance comprises five performances, with … Continue reading Gauthier Dance – Theaterhaus Stuttgart