Tag Archives: Plays

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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Stalking The Bogeyman

Stalking the bogeyman

Stalking The Bogeyman at Southwark Playhouse held its press night on the 15th July. I was lucky enough to be invited along via London Theatre Bloggers to review it. Stalking The Bogeyman Stalking The Bogeyman is the true story of David who gets raped by the ‘Bogeyman,’ aged 7. The Bogeyman is his parent’s friends 17 year old son who

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The Perfect Murder

perfect-murder

The Perfect Murder: The Perfect Murder is a play based on Peter James novella which tells of a couple, Victor and Joan both dreaming of a new life without the other, but neither realising the others fantasy and the lengths they will go to in order to get it. I don’t want to go into too much detail regarding the

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