Are Bio-Musicals Taking Over Broadway and the West End?

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So many bio-musicals are either running, in preparation or about to open that we wondered just which life stories were about to hit the stage and which ones were still enduring. ROCKETMAN – The Elton John Musical (Broadway/West End) At a time when Elton John has announced that he is soon to retire from touring it’s not inconceivable that this work which has been in development for a few years may soon have the subject’s undivided attention to get it on stage. We’ve heard that the show will be based on the life story of one Reginald Dwight and his stage persona Elton John featuring songs from his extensive music catalogue with a book by Billy Elliot book writer Lee Hall. SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL (Broadway) Opening on Broadway on April 23, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical had a try out at the La Jolla Playhouse. Told through the … Read more

FIRST LOOK: Gala Night Photos For All Or Nothing at Ambassador’s Theatre

All Or Nothing - The Mod Musical

We are pleased to bring you some great Gala Night photos as the cast and invited celebrities enjoyed All Or Nothing at the Ambassador’s Theatre. All Or Nothing – The Mod Musical opened last night at the Ambassador’s Theatre . After the show the cast and friends enjoyed a post-show party at Foundation Bar, Covent Garden. Written and directed by Carol Harrison, All or Nothing – The Mod Musical is based on the story of the Small Faces, the band who encapsulated all that was Mod and were rocketed into the big time, only to discover the path to success is paved with exploitation, betrayal and, ultimately, tragedy. The musical features all the Small face’ hits including Whatcha Gonna Do About It, Tin Soldier, Lazy Sunday, Here Comes the Nice, Itchycoo Park and All Or Nothing. All Or Nothing – The Mod Musical has musical supervision by Pat Davey and … Read more

West End musicals to look out for in 2018

Girl From The North Country musical

We’re eagerly anticipating these fantastic West End musical which are heading our way in 2018. Have you booked your tickets? JANUARY Girl From The North Country Following a critically acclaimed season at the Old Vic Theatre, Girl From The Old Country transfers to the Noel Coward Theatre for a strictly limited season. Conor McPherson  weaves the iconic songs of Bob Dylan into a show brimming with hope, heartbreak and soul. Read our review. BOOK TICKETS FOR GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Eugenius Eugenius, the teenage love story set against a background of comic books and superheroes comes to The Other Palace. Fast becoming a cult phenomena, Eugenius will bring out your inner Geek. BOOK TICKETS FOR EUGENIUS AT THE OTHER PALACE FEBRUARY All Or Nothing All Or Nothing – The Mod Musical follows the rise and demise of The Small Faces. This home-grown musical comes to the West End’s Arts … Read more

All Or Nothing The Mod Musical UK Tour

All Or Nothing UK Tour tickets

All or Nothing, the musical based upon the music of the Small Faces will undertake a third major tour in 2017. All Or Nothing celebrates the unique sound of the iconic Mod band. The musical is packed full of all the timeless hits, including the brilliant Whatcha Gonna Do About It, Tin Soldier, Lazy Sunday, Here Comes the Nice, Itchycoo Park and of course All or Nothing. In 1964, a new phenomenon exploded on to the dingy British streets. It was the essence of all that was cool. It was Mod. Mods stuck two fingers up at the class-ridden society and its dull redundant culture. They were working-class free spirits who rode sexy streamlined Italian Vespas or Lambrettas. The sharpest Mod of all was known as a ‘face’. The Small Faces encapsulated all that is Mod, a unique blend of taste and testosterone, neat, clothes obsessed, and streetwise. But these … Read more

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