What better way to warm the soul on a dark winter’s night than with an evening of live entertainment. Now attention everyone, Thriller Live is not a musical using the songs of Michael Jackson, it[…]
Before Another? officially opened its doors to the public on 27th October I had the privilege to attend their preview night with my good friend Jen.
Whilst I’ve heard of Carole King I wasn’t very familiar with her career, I am however a massive fan of the 60s and was very excited to see the line-up of songs that awaited my[…]
As a teenager in the 80s I remember being amused by the film Shirley Valentine without really understanding that for many women the life Shirley wanted to escape from was normal in many a household[…]
I had the privilege of first seeing Rent on Broadway back in 2006 some 10 years after its first show. Now here I am in my hometown witnessing a revamped 20th Anniversary tour proving this[…]
Based on the 1998 comedy of the same name, The Wedding Singer is set in 1980s New Jersey and whilst the film has an impressive list of 80s classic tunes this musical brings an original[…]
The Who’s Tommy first hit the big screen in the 70s following the concept album from 1969 with music and lyrics by Pete Townsend.
I wasn’t sure what to expect from my first live ballet experience although I had high expectations given the reputation Matthew Bourne has for delivering outstanding productions with a modern day twist and appeal.
Following successful runs both on Broadway and the West End, a new production of La Cage Aux Folles hits the road. The story is centred around a Saint-Tropez nightclub famous for its fabulous drag entertainment,[…]
It’s been a while since I’ve visited the Playhouse and I was surprised to discover this production was actually taking place in the room above the Playhouse Bar and Kitchen and was just an hour[…]
I was quite surprised by the number of men in the audience as my friend and I took our seats in anticipation of a fun packed evening knowing full well what the end had in[…]
Just as the title suggests, this was the telling of Glenn Miller’s story from his early 20s as a struggling musician to his disappearance in 1944 over the English Channel during World War II –[…]
Following the success of Dreamboats and Petticoats, writers Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran (Birds of a Feather, Goodnight Sweetheart) have produced another jukebox musical hit from the golden era of the early 60s.
In 2004 I took up my seat with my mum and brother to watch my first performance of CATS. 12 years on and I’m back with my brother to see if he might enjoy it[…]