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Paines Plough's Every Brilliant Thing Transfers To New York

Paines Plough's Every Brilliant Thing Transfers To New York
Paines Plough Artistic Directors James Grieve and George Perrin, and Pentabus Theatre Company Artistic Director Elizabeth Freestone have announced that, following a critically acclaimed run at the[...]

REVIEW: On The Town, Lyric Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: On The Town, Lyric Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
On The Town Lyric Theatre 29 October 2014 5 StarsWhat must it have been like to have been a theatregoer on Broadway in 1944? Before Oklahoma changed everything? What were the reigning expectati[...]

Side Show Revival Starts Broadway Previews

Side Show Revival Starts Broadway Previews
Following seasons at The Kennedy Centre and The La Jolla Playhouse, the re-imagined production of the 1997 Tony-nominated musical Side Show has begun previewing on Broadway at the St James Theatre[...]

REVIEW: You Can't Take It With You, Longacre Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: You Can't Take It With You, Longacre Theatre ✭✭✭✭
You Can't Take It With You Longacre Theatre 29 October 2014 4 StarsGeorge S Kaufman and Moss Hart once ruled Broadway. They were masters of their craft, wrote clever, intricate scripts for grea[...]

Wolf Hall To Open On Broadway This Spring

Wolf Hall To Open On Broadway This Spring
After critically acclaimed runs at both Stratford-upon-Avon and the Aldwych Theatre in London, the hugely successful Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 will arrive on Broadway on the first day of spring, [...]

If/Then Cast Album Has Show Stopping Chart Debut

If/Then Cast Album Has Show Stopping Chart Debut
Currently running on Broadway, the cast album for If/Then scored the highest debut on the Billboard charts since the cast album for Rent was released in 1996.If/Then which stars Idina Menzel who a[...]

Tony Awards 2014 - Nominees and Winners

Tony Awards 2014 - Nominees and Winners
Radio City Musical Hall played host to the Tony Awards last night.Hosted by Hugh Jackman, the event was a celebration of theatre. The nominees and winners are listed below:-WINNERS ARE BOLDED, BEL[...]

REVIEW: Mothers and Sons, Golden Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Mothers and Sons, Golden Theatre ✭✭✭
Mothers and Sons Golden Theatre 20 April 2014 3 StarsOne always admires a theatrical experience which can be both entertaining and instructive; one that can shine a light upon a particular aspe[...]

REVIEW: Hedwig And The Angry Inch, Belasco Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Hedwig And The Angry Inch, Belasco Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Belasco Theatre 19 April 2014 5 StarsTonight, I sat behind a father who had brought his teenage boy to the theatre. For almost the entire performance, Dad sat with his[...]

REVIEW: Act One, Vivian Beaumont Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Act One, Vivian Beaumont Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Act One Vivian Beaumont Theatre 19 April 2014 4 StarsThe first Act of Act One (a new play by James Lapine based upon the biography by Moss Hart of the same name and directed by Lapine now playi[...]

REVIEW: If/Then, Richard Rodgers Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: If/Then, Richard Rodgers Theatre ✭✭✭✭
If/Then Richard Rodgers Theatre 18 April 2014 4 StarsBy and large, it is very difficult for new musicals to succeed. Plays are given more leeway by both audiences and critics. Plays can be abou[...]

REVIEW: Cabaret, Studio 54 ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Cabaret, Studio 54 ✭✭✭✭✭
Cabaret Studio 54 17 April 2014 5 StarsFor many people, some of the great, defining musical theatre performances are those in the film versions of stage musicals. In the case of Rex Harrison in[...]

REVIEW: Les Miserables, Imperial Theatre ✭✭

REVIEW: Les Miserables, Imperial Theatre ✭✭
Les Miserables Imperial Theatre 16 April 2014 2 Stars BOOK TICKETSLes Miserables is one of my favourite musicals. I can remember buying the CD when it was first released and listening to it en[...]

REVIEW: Lady Day At Emerson Bar and Grill, Circle In The Square ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Lady Day At Emerson Bar and Grill, Circle In The Square ✭✭✭✭✭
Lady Day at the Emerson Bar and Grill The Circle In The Square Theatre 16 April 2014 5 StarsIt was the original cast recording of the Broadway premiere of Ragtime that first introduced me t[...]

REVIEW: Disney's Aladdin, New Amsterdam Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Disney's Aladdin, New Amsterdam Theatre ✭✭✭
Disney's Aladdin New Amsterdam Theatre 15 April 2014 3 Stars BOOK TICKETSSitting in the New Amsterdam Theatre at the interval of Aladdin, now having its premiere Broadway season, it was hard n[...]