Meet the sensational kids starring in the new West End production of Jason Robert Brown’s 13 the musical now playing at the Ambassadors Theatre. 13 is a unique musical in that its cast and band is almost entirely made of teenagers. 13 The Musical is an hilarious, coming-of-age musical about discovering that “cool” is sometimes where we least expect it. Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score, 13 The Musical is a musical about fitting in – and standing out! Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast-paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents divorce. Surrounded by an array of simpleminded middle school students, he needs to establish his place in the popularity pecking order. Can he situate himself on a comfortable link of the food chain… or … Read more
The London Musical Theatre Orchestra will be staging a concert version of Jason Robert Brown’s Honeymoon In Vegas to the London Palladium as the first show of its 2017 season. Honeymoon In Vegas tickets are now on sale. Based on the hit 1992 film starring Sarah Jessica Parker, and Nicholas Cage, Honeymoon in Vegas tells the story of mild-mannered Brooklynite, Jack, who haunted by the fear of a promise to his dying mother never to get married, avoids proposing to his new girlfriend Betsy. He finally summons the nerve and takes Betsy to Las Vegas only to have his plans compromised by a dashing gambler with an eye for luxury and Jack’s new fiancée. Honeymoon In Vegas will feature Samantha Barks (Les Miserables movie, The Last Five Years) as Betsy, Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who, Legends Of Tomorrow) as Jack, Simon Lipkin (Avenue Q, The Lorax) as Buddy, Maxwell Caulfield (The … Read more
Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years opens at the St James Theatre tomorrow night (Wednesday 2nd December) and we are pleased to bring you these great first look images of the production which stars Samantha Barks and Jonathan Bailey and is directed by Jason Robert Brown. The Last Five Years tickets can be purchased here. The production has proven so popular that it has been extended by a week ahead of its opening night and will now play until Saturday 3 December 2016. The Last Five Years is an emotionally powerful and intimate musical telling the story of Jamie and Cathy, two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. As aspiring author Jamie gets the book deal of his dreams, actress Cathy struggles to get work and make sense of the way her career has turned out. Can … Read more
The unstoppable, extraordinary Cynthia Erivo proved, twice, what a potent combination Brown’s music and lyrics can be in the hands of a singer whose voice can electrify every note. Her rendition of Stars And The Moon was perfectly judged, poetical and gorgeous in every way, each word ablaze with intense feeling, each note true and rich. But her staggeringly powerful I Can Do Better Than That served as the 11 o’clock number here and, quite rightly, brought the house down.