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: American Idiot – Anarchy, rebellion and a whole host of broken dreams

American Idiot UK Tour 2019 – Photo Credit: Mark-Dawson Venue: The Alexandra, Birmingham Performance Date: 09 April Star Rating: ★★★ Green Day‘s explosive rock musical American Idiot is back in Birmingham as it celebrates its 10th anniversary and also the 15th anniversary of the influential, Grammy-award winning concept album on which it is based. Winner of two Tony […]