REVIEW: Barnum, UK Tour ✭✭

Barnum starring Brian Conley touring the UK

Mikey Jay-Heath is superb as Tom Thumb and his big number, Bigger Isn’t Better, is wonderful in every way. Landi Oshinowa displays great vocal chops, twice. Her Joyce Heth number, Thank God I’m Old, is vocally aglow and her second Act number, Black and White, is a solid jazz/blues number. There are some terrific cameos from Nick Butcher and Edward Wade, both of whom are accomplished triple-threats with bright futures. But this is not Barnum at its best.

INTERVIEW: Brian Conley On Playing PT Barnum On Tour

Brian Conley plays PT Barnum in Ct Coleman's Barnum the musical on tour across the UK

This information was updated on 25th February, 2016Following a season at the Chichester Festival in 2013, Cy Coleman’s much loved musical headed out on the road with Brian Conley in the role of Phineus Taylor Barnum, a role originally played by Michael Crawford when the show opened in London in 1981. Barnum is a musical biography of the great American showman, utilising circus acts to … Read more

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