Not knowing the musical I went in expecting a camp night at the theatre, but what I got was a show full of memorable characters with some great music and real heart.
Director Andrew Beckett keeps the pace lively and ultimately makes Alright Bitches!, a sunny antidote to the bleak winter here in the UK.
Despite its visual confusion at the outset, this is an extremely watchable piece of theatre. It is a must see this Autumn.
Evocations of famous films can tip over into parody or unintended comedy very easily but thanks to the skill of the writing and the carefully graded, fully inhabited acting, this production is a triumph on all fronts and deserves a very successful run.
The star of the show, in truth, is Carole Todd’s spirited, cheeky, and knowing choreography, which brings out the very best in the cast and masterfully establishes high readings on the happy barometer of the mood in the auditorium. The cast might not be real hookers, but they are all good hoofers.
New musical Facing East will be presented in concert at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue in a concert version in aid of Pride In London and Stonewall. The event will be hosted by the Wicked and Ab Fab regular Harriet Thorpe, and will feature Rebecca Lock, Alasdair Harvey, Peter DiCesare and Michael Vinsen Based on Carol […]
Gay themed theatre can be hit and miss at the best of times but Chandler, Miller, Dexter and Todd have fashioned an evening that could well break free of its LGBT base and find a wider audience.
Big top Bravado meets boyish burlesque, comic campery meets contemporary circus, shameless splendour meets sensational spectacle. After a critically acclaimed debut in London, Briefs is back with their heart-stopping belnd of Australian machismo, cabaret burlesque and punkish swagger. In the run up to their season at London Wonderground in Ausgust and September they are performing […]