Top 100 Greatest Musicals Results: 80 – 71

Top 100 Musicals of All Time Poll Results

Welcome to our second instalment of votes from our Top 100 Greatest Musicals of all time poll. There are a few new entries and some bona fide classics in this part of the list. Congratulations to all those who are listed in our roll call of truly great musicals. Did your favourites make the Top 100? Don’t forget to let us know your thoughts in the Comments section below. 80. Miss Nightingale One of the great things that happen when you open a vote like this to the public is that you find out about a musical like Miss Nightingale. Written by composer Matthew Bugg, and has toured the UK receiving critical acclaim and raves from audiences. Feisty singer Maggie and her songwriter, George, are struggling to find their big break. She longs for stardom and the high life. He’s hiding a dark secret in the shadows. Everything changes … Read more

London’s Ten Best Musicals – 6th February 2015

Standing Ovation

10 Best New Musicals in the West End What Musical should you see first in London? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so new productions get on your radar and when original casts change that is factored in. Musicals which have been running for more than three years are not included – this is a list for new or relatively new productions running in London. There are some great deals available for some of the shows on the list where you can save up to 60% on tickets. So go see them! If you prefer plays check out our Top 10 London Plays list. 1. Assassins – SOLD OUT What is most impressive about Lloyd’s Assassins is the way it can … Read more

Jamie Lloyd To Direct Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Jamie Lloyd

Jamie Lloyd is to direct Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory this Christmas. The show forms part of the venue’s winter season, which also includes Buyer and Cellar, by Jonathan Tolins, and An Evening with Joan Plowright. Fresh off his success with the Trafalgar Transformed season, and his productions of The Commitments and Urinteown which is now set to transfer to The Apollo Theatre, Jamie Lloyd is continuing to build a stellar reputation as a director of musical theatre. Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert Jnr.  It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a -style portrayal of men and women who attempted (successfully or not) to assassinate Presidents of the United States. The musical first opened Off-Broadway in 1990, and the 2004 Broadway production won five Tony … Read more