We are pleased to bring you these great photographs by Brinkhoff and Moegenburg of the new production of 42nd Street which is now previewing at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Mark Bramble’s new production of 42nd Street stars Sheena Easton with an all singing, high-kicking cast of over 50 and is the biggest show running in the West End. BOOK NOW FOR 42ND STREET
42nd Street is one of those classic musicals about the talented unknown who goes out an becomes a star. The recipient of most of the major musical theatre awards, 42nd Street returns to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in March 2017. Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But … Read more
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.
From the moment Alastair Brookshaw’s astonishing S.L. Jacobowsky, alone on stage, starts the narrative running, the audience is hooked, completely aware that Southerland has created something quite remarkable in the tiny Finborough Theatre space, and absolutely determined not to interrupt a second of it. An absolute, unqualified, treat.