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BLOG : Hedwig Is Coming To London!... Hopefully.

Hedwig And The Angry Inch Tuesday 01 September 2015

It was recently announced that Hedwig And The Angry Inch (a show about an East German, genderqueer musician named Hedwig Robinson) is having its final performance on Broadway on September 13th, and with it came the news that a West End production might be on the cards. Reports are conflicting, creator John Cameron Mitchell was quoted as saying the show is “definitely coming to the West End,” while composer Stephen Trask countered, saying there are still no definite plans for a transfer. However, it got me thinking about who I'd like to see play the genderqueer rock star here in London in the future.

BLOG : Off West End Reviews: Sweet Charity At Cadogan Hall

Phantom of The Opera Monday 31 August 2015

On Wednesday I went to see the limited run of the off-west end version of Sweet Charity at Cadogan Hall which starred a host of stars including Denise Van Outen, Kimberley Walsh, Kerry Ellis, Micheal Xavier and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.   This was another show I knew little about and I had only brought in tickets in a slightly biased form as a long-term Girls Aloud fan who was itching to catch Kimberley Walsh perform again. However the entire cast and story intrigued me and I love theatre and the excitement of not knowing what to expect.

BLOG : Do We Demand Too Much Of The West End?

Wicked Thursday 27 August 2015

When we go to the West End, we expect a spectacle. And, when we're paying well into the hundreds for a ticket, why should we not? We've paid to see helicopters, falling chandeliers, flying people, barricades … But what about shows that don't – can't, even – offer such impressive visuals? Are we pushing away productions that might be incredible, simply because they don't meet our demands for clever tricks?

BLOG : So You're Not A Musical Theatre Fan... The Best Introductory Musicals!

The Lion King Tuesday 25 August 2015

Not everyone shares the same passion for the theatre as us thespians do, but for those who really don't fancy watching a hardcore musical, there are plenty of shows on offer that can serve as 'introductory' musicals...

BLOG : What Came First? Hit Shows That Have Played London’s Greatest Theatres: Round Two!

Phantom of The Opera Tuesday 25 August 2015

Shows open and close in the West End so frequently that it becomes hard to keep up with what’s playing when and where, so today I thought I’d take you all back in time once again and talk you through major shows that have played some of London’s most renowned theatres.

The World's Best Selling Magic Show Announces Its Incredible Full Line-Up

The Illusionists Friday 21 August 2015

The Illusionists – Witness The Impossible, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, has today announced the final two world-class magicians to join the phenomenal line-up as the show gets set to come to London’s Shaftesbury Theatre later this year. The Manipulator and The Trickster complete the cast of seven of the world’s most captivating, mind-boggling magicians who will be on stage from Saturday 14 November – Sunday 3 January. Tickets are on sale now!

BLOG : The Best Harry Potter Attractions In London

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Thursday 20 August 2015

Next to Universal's Orlando Resort, London is the big destination for Potterheads the world over, and will be even more central when the new Harry Potter play opens in the West End with Harry Potter And The Cursed Child. But when planning a trip to London, where should you go to catch the best Harry Potter attractions?

Kinky Boots Opens At London's Adelphi Theatre

Kinky Boots Thursday 20 August 2015

The smash-hit musical KINKY BOOTS opens at London's Adelphi Theatre tomorrow 21 August, 2015 with an all-star British cast. The unforgettable Broadway sensation with music by Tony and Grammy-winning pop icon CYNDI LAUPER is a feel-good celebration packed with nonstop fun... and a kick of pure joy!

BLOG : Something Old Or Something New... Is It Okay To See Shows More Than Once? #TeamOld #TeamNew

The Lion King Thursday 20 August 2015

I've got a friend who's constantly frustrated by one of my theatregoing habits. No, it's not texting, or talking, or taking photos during the show... What really bothers her is how often I go back to see a show I've already been to, rather than spending my limited funds on tickets for new productions.

Full Cast Announced For Elf The Musical At The Dominion Theatre

Elf! Tuesday 18 August 2015

The full cast for the London premiere of the smash hit musical ELF has been announced. The company is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager.

 

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