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
Follies is an absolute dream of a production. I was eager to get tickets but when I checked it had sold out. My saving grace was the amazing scheme the National Theatre do for Friday Rush tickets. Every Friday at 1pm tickets are released on a first-come-first-served-basis for £20 limited to 2 per customer. Safe … Continue reading Review: Follies
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
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
Mamma Mia! is a classic musical. Featuring the music of ABBA, this fun loving hit is sure to have you singing along to all your favourite songs. Mamma Mia! is arguably the most popular jukebox musical ever, and it is easy to understand why. Having been on the West End since 1999 at various theatres, the production … Continue reading Review UK Tour: Mamma Mia!
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