We look at some more great musical theatre podcasts including The Hamilcast, Every Musical Ever and Jimmi and Tomic’s Musical Theatre Happy Hour.
A sharp shot of highly creative storytelling, Heather is well worth a visit to witness just what can be achieved with any limitations
If you go prepared to be scared, like the audience members who got their feet at the curtain call, you will be, and if, like the woman being helped out of the theatre because she was still laughing hysterically at the Devil, you go to be entertained, then you will be.
Lord Dismiss Us is packed choc-full of nifty one-liners and often lovely double-entendres, the occasional song or prayer, a spot of amateur dramatics, and laced it with a smattering of menace, seduction, threats, guilt, violence, betrayal and redemption through creativity.
Bean and Coleman don’t put a foot wrong. Briskly plotted, dizzily paced with doors flying shut and open with split-second timing, revealing and concealing the players with all the aplomb of a delicious Deuxieme Empire farce, Young Marx is a racy, gallivanting romp, making the earnest lead a figure of fun.
When Midnight Strikes The Drayton Arms Pub Theatre 24th October 2017 Book Tickets Charles Miller and Kevin Hammonds are one of this country’s most prolific and inventive musical writing teams, and yet they are still comparatively little known by the general public. One wonders why this is so: their songs are highly crafted, intensely melodic […]
This was a memorable debut and I count myself very fortunate to have been present at it. I shall watch out – with great interest – for more work coming from the inestimable talents of Ms Clare and Co.
Thirty five years on, Johnson’s play Insignificance still dazzles in its wit, intelligence and word play.