Review: Bat Out of Hell

I owe my love of Meat Loaf to my dad who downloaded the album for me and said I had to listen to it as it would be "part of my education". Little did I know that the music I had fallen in love with was originally destined to be a musical. Bat Out of Hell is … Continue reading Review: Bat Out of Hell

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Review: Hamilton: An American Musical

The hype surrounding Hamilton: An American Musical has been enormous since Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit show opened on Broadway in 2015. Since then there has been a libretto, eleven Tony awards, the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, a cast album AND a mix-tape of the cast album. This show is certainly a huge landmark in the … Continue reading Review: Hamilton: An American Musical

Review of 2017

I have been extremely fortunate to see some wonderful theatre in 2017. From starting my year in New York seeing Waitress on Broadway; to seeing a variety of theatre in Canada which I would never otherwise have the opportunity to see; to experiencing my first Edinburgh Festival Fringe; to ballet and opera; and finally, the … Continue reading Review of 2017

Review: 42nd Street

From the very start, 42nd Street is an eruption of movement, with the curtain rising two feet to reveal the tapping feet of the 40-strong ensemble. The first glimpse of the show sets the pace for what the following 2.5 hours will contain; a relentless face-paced explosion of tapping. I was simply blown away by the … Continue reading Review: 42nd Street

Review: An American in Paris

Based on the 1951 Hollywood movie of the same name, An American in Paris is a visually stunning production adapted for the stage. Christopher Wheeldon directs and choreographs with a beautiful attention to detail, with a variety of Gershwin songs this production boasts a gorgeous blend of movement and vivid design. Despite the adaptation being visually … Continue reading Review: An American in Paris

Royal Opera House Students

Are you interested in opera and/or ballet? The Royal Opera House has plenty of offers and opportunities for students to make the most of their student status; from early booking, dedicated student events, cinema offers, and reduced ticket prices. The arts are diverse and there is something out there for everyone. The Royal Opera House … Continue reading Royal Opera House Students

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: 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