Category Archives: Musical Theatre

Wonderland

Wonderland review

Wonderland Wonderland is one of those shows that I had heard about, what feels like an age ago. A musical by Wildhorn (whose previous work I adore), starring Kerry Ellis…..well that sounded right up my street. I was therefore thrilled to be invited along to press night at the Churchill Theatre. Wonderland puts a contemporary spin on the story of

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Lizzie

Lizzie

Lizzie is a rock musical pretty much unlike any other musical I have seen! It opened last night (24th February) at the Greenwich Theatre. It is based on the true story of Lizzie Boden who, in 1892, was accused of killing her father and step-mother….with an axe. Lizzie became a media sensation and the killing, stuff of American legend. The

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Candide

candide

Candide When SEDOS asked me along to review their current production of Candide I didn’t hesitate. Candide is a musical that I knew very little about but heard its name a lot so I was keen to finally see it. The show tells of our simple hero, Candide, who is taught by philosopher Dr Pangloss, that all is for the

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Murder Ballad

Murder Ballad

Murder Ballad Murder Ballad is a sung through rock musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash. The show tells the tale of Sara (played by the understudy Natalie McQueen when I attended) and her affair with ex-partner Tom (played by Ramin Karimloo) whilst married to Michael (played by Norman Bowman). When Sara tries to call it off the levels of

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Side Show

Sideshow

Side Show at the Southwark Playhouse For several years now my musical theatre loving friends have extoled the virtues of Side Show to me but up until now I have not had the opportunity to see it. Luckily the production of Side Show at the Southwark Playhouse did not disappoint and I am finally able to understand and agree with

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Aladdin at Christmas

So now the weather has turned and it’s getting darker earlier peoples thoughts have already started to turn to…..dare I mention it….Christmas!! It then got me thinking about which shows really suit the holiday season…..last year Elf was the obvious offering and this year my mind turned to Aladdin – 5 Reasons to see Aladdin this Christmas: It’s Perfect For

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