CRITICS CHOICE: Top 10 West End Musicals – September 1, 2015

Gypsy Savoy Theatre London

What Musical should you see first in London? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so new productions get on your radar and when original casts change that is factored in. Musicals which have been running for more than three years are not included – this is a list for new or relatively new productions running in London. So go see them! 1. Gypsy Everyone in this company is superb in their part, everyone can really sing, really dance and really deliver the goods in terms of dramatic and comic acting. This is that rare beast: an exquisitely cast musical where the requirements of the parts have more importance in the casting process than potential box office draw or Twitter popularity. It … Read more

CRITICS CHOICE: Top 10 Musicals 1st May 2015

Imelda Staunton in Gypsy at the Savoy Theatre London

What Musical should you see first in London? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so new productions get on your radar and when original casts change that is factored in. Musicals which have been running for more than three years are not included – this is a list for new or relatively new productions running in London. So go see them! 1. Gypsy Everyone in this company is superb in their part, everyone can really sing, really dance and really deliver the goods in terms of dramatic and comic acting. This is that rare beast: an exquisitely cast musical where the requirements of the parts have more importance in the casting process than potential box office draw or Twitter popularity. It … Read more

The Commitments Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

The Commitments at the Palace Theatre London

BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you this special video from the cast of The Commitments to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. If you haven’t seen The Commitments, it’s the story of Jimmy Rabbitte, a young working class music fan, who shapes an unlikely bunch of amateur musicians into an amazing live act, the finest soul band Dublin has ever produced. The Commitments has been bringing the people’s music to the people of London playing to packed out houses since the show opening in September 2013 at the Palace Theatre. The family friendly show has been extended twice due to over whelming popular demand. The show is packed with classic soul songs including, Think by Aretha Franklin, (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction by the Rolling Stones, Papa Was A Rolling Stone by The Temptations, Knock on Wood by Eddie Floyd, In The Midnight Hour by Wilson Pickett, Try A Little Tenderness by … Read more

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