Tag Archives: Plays

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde at The Orchard Theatre The current touring production of Jekyll and Hyde is David Edgar’s adaptation of the classic Robert Louis Stevenson novel. It tells of the story of Dr Jekyll who undertakes an experiment which splits the darker side out from his normal self and gradually the dark side takes hold in the form of Mr Hyde. Intended to be

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2017 roundup

2017 Roundup – Best West End Musical….Hamilton There has been an insane amount of hype surrounding Hamilton and I was afraid it wouldn’t live up to it’s hype however I needn’t have worried and if I was able to give it 6 stars I would have. I was lucky enough to have secured tickets during previews and following seeing it

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The Mentor

The Mentor

The Mentor at Vaudeville Theatre The Mentor is originally a German play by Daniel Kehlmann, translated by Christopher Hampton. It tells of young writer, Martin Wegner who is paired with the famed writer, Benjamin Rubin, through a mentoring scheme. Martin is thought to be the voice of his generation where as Benjamin’s great success was many years ago. As a

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2016 Roundup

2016 Roundup

With 2016 being the first full year of Musical Theatre Musings it is only proper that  I do a roundup of the year from my favourite shows and theatres to my own personal blog highlights. Thank you to all my readers and those that invite me to shows and I hope to see many more shows in 2017!! Best West

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The Greater Game

Greater Game

The Greater Game is a new play by Michael Head, adapted from the book ‘They Took The Lead’ by Stephen Jenkins. It is currently playing at the Southwark Playhouse. The play tells of the true story of the players from Clapton Orient (now Leyton Orient) who signed up to fight in the war. The show follows the players from 2 of them

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Pride And Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

  Pride and Prejudice Following its success at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, Pride and Prejudice began its National Tour at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley. I was lucky enough to attend on Thursday 22nd September for the first press night of the tour. This adaption of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is by Simon Reade. I’m sure most of you

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The Plough and the Stars

The Plough and the Stars

The Plough and the Stars by Sean O’Casey opened at the National Theatre last night (27th July). 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, the background to this piece. The play tells of a group of people living in a tenement building. Act 1 opens in the lead up to the Easter Rising and spends time building up the characters

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