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BLOG : Theatre Etiquette (Part One) - Familiar Faces in the Audience

Mamma Mia! Friday 03 July 2015

So you're on stage. Concentration levels are high, nerves are soaring – and, suddenly, you spot something. There is a Familiar Face in the audience. For a brief moment, your concentration lapses a little and you find yourself wondering whether you look okay – are your buttons definitely done up? Are they smiling because they're enjoying the show, or because you've just spectacularly messed up the choreography? It is hard to tell.

BLOG : Top Five HOT Shows To See This Summer

Sunny Afternoon Friday 03 July 2015

As the UK reaches its highest temperatures this week, the warm onset of July approaches. Whilst sitting in a packed building for two hours doesn’t seem to be the most appealing of pastimes, there is some theatre currently in the West End that will provide the perfect entertainment on a summer’s day.

Wicked Awarded 2015 TripAdvisor 'Certificate Of Excellence'

Wicked Thursday 02 July 2015

WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is proud to announce that the long-running West End production has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award.

BLOG : Review: 1984 At The Playhouse Theatre, An Innovative And Entirely Unique Play

1984 Thursday 02 July 2015

Now showing at the Playhouse Theatre, 1984 will put you on edge from start to finish, making you feel inexplicably nervous throughout, and you will leave with a whole array of questions buzzing in your mind: where is the line between reasonable and unreasonable levels of censorship; what if totalitarianism did combine so effectively with technology; who wrote this story? However you look at it, 1984 is not a play for the sake of being a play – it has been constructed to explore wide, and uncomfortably relevant, issues. It left me utterly confused.

Kinky Boots Extends Booking To 6 February 2016 At The Adelphi Theatre

Kinky Boots Thursday 02 July 2015

The upcoming UK première of Kinky Boots, Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, today announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until Saturday 6 February 2016. Tickets for this extended period will go on sale from Monday 29 June 2015. Winner of six Broadway Tony Awards, Kinky Boots will open at London's Adelphi Theatre on 15 September 2015, with previews from 21 August 2015.

The most acclaimed new play of the decade transfers to the West End for 8 weeks only THE FATHER at the Wyndham’s Theatre, London

Wednesday 01 July 2015

Following successful runs at the Ustinov Studio in Bath and the Tricycle Theatre in London, Theatre Royal Bath Productions and the Tricycle Theatre will transfer Florian Zeller’s Moliere award-winning play, THE FATHER, starring Kenneth Cranham and Claire Skinner, to London’s Wyndham’s Theatre for a limited season, Wednesday 30th September – Saturday 21st November. In the two weeks prior to the transfer, the production will play a very limited run at Cambridge Arts Theatre, 15th – 26th September

BLOG : Review: Dusty At The Charing Cross Theatre

Dusty Monday 29 June 2015

This was my first visit to the Charing Cross Theatre and what a tiny but perfectly formed theatre it is. There is only one level and it is underground with the station up above. The auditorium was hot so I can only imagine how the cast were feeling under the lights, so it is even more credit to them that they did a superb job entertaining us.

BLOG : Review: Bend It Like Beckham At The Phoenix Theatre

Bend It Like Beckham Monday 29 June 2015

Bend It Like Beckham at the Phoenix Theatre is a vibrant new show based on the 2001 film of the same name and is bought to the stage by the same creative team of director Gurinder Chadha and co-writer Paul Mayeda Berges. In addition, the stage production has music by Howard Goodall and lyrics by Charles Hart.

BLOG : Don't Miss Saigon! 5 Reasons To See Boublil And Schönberg’s Epic Musical

Miss Saigon Monday 29 June 2015

I’m often weary of seeing a show more than once - I feel like nothing can ever be as good the second time as the excitement and suspense is often gone because you know exactly what will happen next. But I have made an exception to this rule for one very special show: Miss Saigon. I’ve now seen it three times, and each time it just gets better and better. I haven’t lost my love for the show at all, if anything it’s grown more, and below are just my top five reasons why I love Miss Saigon so much.

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Third Cast Marks Start Of Third Golden Year In The West End

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Monday 29 June 2015

The award-winning West End production of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, marked its second anniversary with a gala performance and party for cast, crew and special guests.

 

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