Category Archives: Musical Theatre

Chicago

Chicago at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford   Chicago is one of these shows that appears to get more and more relevant with time as opposed to dating. Chicago is a show that is all about the power and cult of celebrity, how it can be all consuming for some and yet so fickle.  This point is ironically enhanced by the

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Blood Brothers

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Blood Brothers The Churchill Theatre continue with their programme of top quality shows and spoiling us bloggers with their latest offering, Blood Brothers. Blood Brothers is one of those musicals that I assume everyone has seen. It ran in the West End from 1988-2012 as well as toured since 1995 therefore there really is no excuse for those who haven’t

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Let It Be

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Let It Be I have heard so much about ‘Let It Be’ but have never got round to seeing it, that was until Monday 25th January where I went to see it at the Churchill Theatre. Let It Be describes itself as ‘a celebration of the music of the Beatles’ which is essentially a Beatles tribute concert. There is no

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Xanadu

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Xanadu at Southwark Playhouse Xanadu is based on the 1980’s film, starring Olivia Newton-John. It tells the story of Sonny Malone who is an aspiring artist. The mural he is painting springs to life and out of it comes the Greek muses including, Clio, who changes her name to Kira for her time on earth. She tried to inspire Sonny

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Kinky Boots

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Kinky Boots –   A musical about shoes……. as a shoe adoring musical theatre fan I have been waiting for Kinky Boots to hit the West End for what feels like forever. In reality it was probably since 2013 when Kinky Boots won the Tony award for best musical!! Luckily I was not disappointed. For those of you not familiar with

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