NEWS: Production shots released of Birmingham Hippodrome’s West Side Story featuring 40 rising stars

The cast of Birmingham Hippodrome’s West Side Story – credit: Simon Hadley Last night, Birmingham Hippodrome raised the curtain on its first ever home-grown youth production as a fresh new production of West Side Story opened to a sell-out audience and standing ovation. Production shots of the forty local young performers from across the...

REVIEW: West Side Story – A professional & emotional production showcasing the bright stars of the future

Kamilla Fernandes, Matthew Pandya, Alex Cooke, Olivia Allen, Gibsa Bah, Ruby Hewitt and Carter Smith Photo Credit: Olivia Ahmadi Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome Performance Date: 29 August 2019 Reviewer: Sophie Mills Star Rating: ★★★★ To mark its 120th birthday, Birmingham Hippodrome has invited 40 of the region’s most talented young performers...

INTERVIEW: Jordan Cunningham talks Jamie, West Side Story & the importance of theatre

Jordan Cunningham is an incredibly dynamic and versatile performer with an impressive list of credits to his name. He was part of the Original Cast of Olivier nominated musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and has recently starred in The Royal Exchange Theatre’s phenomenally successful re-imagining of West Side Story. He...

REVIEW: West Side Story – Something’s coming – something good

West Side Story at the Royal Exchange Theatre (Image: Richard Davenport: The Other Richard) Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Star Rating: ★★★★ For 60 years the format, structure and style of West Side Story have remained constant. Historically, for anyone wishing to produce West Side Story the rights restricted the...