Yesterday, at London’s Palace Theatre, I experienced something quite magical, and that was just watching the audience. Harry Potter And The Cursed Child had finally arrived, and what was going on up on stage was simply extraordinary.
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During a cold and drizzly January, this new revival of Guys and Dolls offers a much-needed tonic of energy, happiness and fun. It is a show that is guaranteed to leave you smiling or humming the infectious score – catch it while you can!
The producers of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child have announced that Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley will take on the roles of Harry, Hermoine and Ron respectively. J.K. Rowling said: “I’m so excited with the choice of casting for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. I can’t wait to see Jamie, Noma […]
Full casting has now been confirmed for the acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre revival of Guys and Dolls which will tour nationally and play at London’s Savoy Theatre in December 2015. Joining Sophie Thompson as Miss Adelaide and Jamie Parker as Sky Masterson, are David Haig as Nathan Detroit and Siubhan Harrison as Sarah Brown. Completing […]
“You would be silly to miss seeing their wonderful, world class performances” Stephen Collins – BritishTheatre.com Following its sell-out, highly acclaimed run at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Guys and Dolls will undertake a UK tour and a limited engagement and London’s Savoy Theatre. Guys and Dolls follows Chichester’s recent transfers of classic musicals including Singin’ […]
The first fifteen minutes or so of Act Two are as good as, if not the equal of, any fifteen minutes of any musical currently playing on the West End (the final fifteen minutes of both of Gypsy’s acts excluded). In the main, this is down to three things: superb orchestrations (Chris Walker), fantastic musicianship […]
Wheeler’s dialogue sparkled and fizzed, even in the mouths of those who were oddly or badly miscast. The sense of the quality of the literary glories of the book was most clear in the case of Joanna Riding’s faultless Countess. Every line was a winner. In the hands of Anna O’Byrne, Anne Ergerman was a […]
What is most impressive about Lloyd’s Assassins is the way it can walk the line between tragedy and farce, between opera and vaudeville, with integrity and precision. Chris Bailey’s quite wonderful choreography makes you feel exuberant and queasy at the same time. More than anything else, the emphasis here is on putting the Musical into […]