REVIEW: The Addams Family – they are creepy and they’re kooky… a solid transition from screen to stage

The cast of THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Credit Pamela Raith Venue: Milton Keynes Theatre Performance Date: 11 January 2022 Reviewer: Ely King Star Rating: ★★★1/2 The Addams Family is a truly cult-classic creation. After rising to popularity in the ’60s, The Addams Family have spanned comics, TV series, and movies alike, securing their spot as one of the most well-known ‘spooky-comedies’.  The […]

REVIEW: Jersey Boys – a timeless classic & a must-see for all

LtoR Blair Gibson, Dalton Wood, Michael Pickering, Lewis Griffiths in Jersey Boys UK & Ireland Tour, credit Birgit & Ralf Brinkhoff Venue: The Alexandra, Birmingham Performance date: 09 December 2021 Reviewer:  Ely King Star rating: ★★★★1/2 There are very few people who haven’t heard of the Jersey Boys or Frankie Valli, but how many people […]

REVIEW: Bedknobs and Broomsticks – a musical with infinite potential

Dianne Pilkington in Bedknobs and Broomsticks – Photo Credit Johan Persson Venue: The Alexandra, Birmingham Performance Date: 11 November 2021 Reviewer: Ely King Star Rating: ★★★ Bedknobs and Broomsticks, the classic Disney film, was released 50 years ago this year and starred Angela Lansbury as the eclectic would-be witch, Eglantine Price. For many, Bedknobs holds a special […]

Review: Hamilton – Do not throw away your shot to see a theatrical phenomenon

Rachelle Ann Go (Eliza Hamilton) and Jamael Westman (Alexander Hamilton) – Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy Performance Date: 19 January 2019 (Matinee) Venue: Victoria Palace Theatre, London True theatrical phenomenons do not come along often, but Hamilton is and continues to be just that. Modern, fresh and dynamic; Lin-Manuel Miranda has created a masterpiece like nothing […]