REVIEW: Les Misérables: The Staged Concert – as stirring & iconic as ever

Ashley Gilmour as Enjolras and Company in Les Misérables – Photograph Johan Persson Venue: Sondheim Theatre Lyrics Alain Boubill & Herbert Kretzmer Book: Claude-Michel Schonberg Director: James Powell Reviewer: Leyla Demirel Star Rating: ★★★★★ The longest-running musical in the West End, Les Misérables has gone through a few changes and theatres but is...

REVIEW: MUSIK – deserves nothing less than a five-star review. Jonathan Harvey, Pet Shop Boys & Frances Barber are a ‘tour de force’ & this piece of theatrical art should not be missed

Frances Barber as Billie Trix in MUSIK Image Credit: Marc Brenner Venue: Leicester Square Theatre, London Performance Date: 11 February 2020 Star Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewer: Alexia Anderson MUSIK is the sensational sequel to the 2001 Pet Shop Boys/Jonathan Harvey, West End musical Closer to Heaven. It tells the (sadly) fictitious story of rock icon...

FIRST LOOK: 2020 cast of City of Angels

L-R, Jonathan Slinger, Vanessa Williams, Hadley Fraser, Rosalie Craig, Theo James, Nicola Roberts and Rebecca Trehearn. Photographer - Matt Crockett for Dewynters The Donmar Warehouse’s Olivier Award-winning production of CITY OF ANGELS Book by Larry Gelbart | Music by Cy Coleman | Lyrics by David Zippel Hits the West End!...

REVIEW: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – An inspiring, life-affirming and absolutely stonking piece of theatre

Noah Thomas (Jamie) and Bianca Del Rio (Loco Channelle) in Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre. Photo credit Matt Crockett Venue: Apollo Theatre, London Performance Date: 21 January 2020 Star Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewer: Gemma Fincher After exploding onto London’s West End towards the end of 2017, the smash-hit musical for today, Everybody’s...

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...