REVIEW: Rock of Ages – what the show lacks in plot, it sure makes up for in volume

Rock of Ages UK Tour – 2018/19 Production Image by Richard Davenport Venue: The Alexandra, Birmingham Performance Date: 10 September 2021 Reviewer: Sophie Mills Star Rating: ★★1/2 The party show that is Rock of Ages has embarked on another tour of the UK, bringing rock hits of the 80s to our much-loved playhouses. This particular iteration has […]

REVIEW: Fame the Musical – Packed full of talent

Fame The Musical – Photo credit Alessia Chinazzo Venue: Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Performance Date: 19 November 2019 Star Rating: ★★★1/2 Reviewer: Sophie Mills Fame is the beating heart of a generation of musical theatre lovers and has jazz hands-ed its way into Wolverhampton Grand Theatre thanks to Selladoor Worldwide. Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the original high […]

REVIEW: Fame the Musical – still lighting up the stage after 30 years

Jamal Kane Crawford as Tyrone Jackson & Jorgie Porter as Iris Kelly – Photo credit Alessia Chinazzo Venue: The Peacock Theatre Performance Date: 12 September 2019 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★★1/2 For 30 years Fame has been delighting audiences with its exuberant and energetic soundtrack, story and choreography. Based on the 1980 film of […]

REVIEW: Rock of Ages – A salacious, unapologetic and gritty rock musical

Cast of Rock of Ages: Photo Credit Richard Davenport Venue: Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Performance Date: 28 May 2019 Star Rating: ★★★★ Leave your inhibitions at the door and plant your tongue firmly in your cheek because theatre land’s most salacious jukebox musical is rocking up a storm at Wolverhampton Grand this week. With big hair, […]