Review : Rent, Nottingham Playhouse 

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 original story (book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson) still needs to be heard.

Review : The Wedding Singer , Theatre Royal Nottingham

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 score allowing for a musical adaptation of a film rather than being labelled another jukebox musical.

Review : The Grapes of Wrath , Nottingham Playhouse

John Steinbeck‘s classic novel ‘The Grapes of Wrath‘ has come to the Nottingham Playhouse. If you know the book well, you will know it’s not the most uplifting of stories you can read, if you are not familiar with it you can guess that this adaptation is not a jolly affair from the haunting violinRead More