REVIEW: The Rocky Horror Show, New Wimbledon Theatre ✭✭✭✭

The Rocky Horror Show Uk Tour

The Rocky Horror Show Wimbledon Theatre 29th February 2016 4 Stars Buy Tickets For The UK Tour The Rocky Horror  Show is a musical theatre experience like no other. Since it opened at the tiny upstairs theatre of the Royal Court in 1973, it has spawned a film, numerous worldwide transfers and its own subculture and fan community. For those who have not attended the show before, audience members frequently dress up as the main characters and are encouraged to shout out quips and innuendos, as well as getting up to dance during the show’s many musical numbers. As a result, Wimbledon Theatre was all fishnets and drag artists, with one of the most remarkable atmospheres I’ve ever encountered. The story follows the path of many a horror film; after Janet accepts Brad’s marriage proposal, the happy couple then manage to get lost in the rain. They stumble upon the … Read more

REVIEW: High Society, Old Vic Theatre ✭✭✭

High Society at the Old Vic Theatre

The first fifteen minutes or so of Act Two are as good as, if not the equal of, any fifteen minutes of any musical currently playing on the West End (the final fifteen minutes of both of Gypsy’s acts excluded). In the main, this is down to three things: superb orchestrations (Chris Walker), fantastic musicianship (Theo Jamieson, Joe Stilgoe and a red hot band) and inspired, creative choreography (Nathan M Wright). Together, these three magical elements work musical theatre alchemy, and the cast go along with it infectiously, without restraint.

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