Following a successful workshop in 2017, Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills are to present cult musical Heathers at The Other Palace for limited season in June 2018. Cult musical Heathers is back in class this summer and the show will be boasting new songs, new material and new classmates. Heathers is based on the 1988 classic teen film which starred Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. … Read more
Hayley Tamaddon stars as Millie in the Thoroughly Modern Millie UK Tour 2018 STOP PRESS – The Thoroughly Modern Millie Tour has been cancelled Based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film, the Thoroughly Modern Millie UK Tour starts up again in March 2018 at the Richmond Theatre. It’s the roaring 20’s, Millie Dillmount from Kansas, steps off the train into a New York city filled … Read more
“Never have so many people who missed a flop musical wished so fervently that they had seen it. Many of those who did see it found themselves unable to stop talking about it…Carrie was fascinating, thrilling, horrible and unbelievable” Ken Mandelbaum – Not Since Carrie. Carrie has been labelled perhaps the greatest flop in musical theatre history. That’s a big mantle to take on, and … Read more
What is most admirable about Gary Lloyd’s directorial vision here is that no attempt is made to recreate the film, the book or even the way this musical has been produced before. He does not seek to make a musical horror story – rather, he makes a dramatic musical which has horrific elements. Kim Criswell is magnificent as Carrie’s mother. Her voice is in remarkable form and she sings the difficult score with bravura ease.
Of course, the show has no hope without a tremendous Carrie and in Evelyn Hoskins, Lloyd has a true star. Hoskins is perfect.
Casting has been announced for the London premiere of the musical Carrie which will play at the Southwark Playhouse from May 1 to 30, 2015. Evelyn Hoskins (Spring Awakening, Cool Rider, The Secret Garden) will play Carrie White with Kim Criswell ( Nine, Cats, Follies, Annie Get Your Gun) will take on the role of Margaret White. The cast of Carrie also features Sarah McNicholas … Read more
It was announced today that Carrie the musical is coming to London! Twenty seven years after first wreaking havoc, the world’s most talked about Broadway musical is coming to London. Academy Award winning Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore (Fame), and original screenplay writer Lawrence D. Cohen, have transformed Stephen King’s unlikely Cinderella story into an infectiously modern musical that has gripped audiences from Australia to … Read more