Category Archives: Musical Theatre

American Idiot

American Idiot

American Idiot is one of those shows that I have wanted to see for an age but for one reason or another I didn’t make it….so I was hugely grateful to the Churchill Theatre for the invitation to their Gala night on Thursday 31st March. American Idiot is a musical which contains songs from the Greenday album of the same

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Jackie The Musical

Jackie The Musical Jackie The Musical officially opened in style last night at the Churchill Theatre with their press night. The musical is based on the magazine Jackie that was published from 1964 – 1993, selling in excess of 600,000 copies a week by the mid-1970’s. The musical focus on the adult that the Jackie girl in the 1970’s has

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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

blood-brothers

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

Let-it-be

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

Xanadu-southwark-playhouse

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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