Tag Archives: West End

Half A Sixpence

Half A Sixpence

Half A Sixpence – Noel Coward Theatre Half A Sixpence is one of those musicals that I had always heard about but for one reason or another never seen on stage. Then I heard that Stiles & Drewe had given it a makeover….well rewrite and the reviews were glowing. I finally managed to see it for myself and I have

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42nd Street

42nd Street at Drury Lane 42nd Street is the latest all singing, all dancing musical to hit the West End. The show opens in 1933 with auditions for a new show ‘Pretty Lady.’ Peggy Sawyer arrives, nearly missing auditions whilst past her peak prima donna Dorothy Beck is awarded the lead part in order to get financial backing from her

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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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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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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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Funny Girl

Funny Girl

I know that I am late to the party on Funny Girl but let me just explain how late……. I have never seen the Funny Girl movie, the only song I could sing you from Funny Girl was ‘Don’t Rain on My Parade,’ although I could possibly hum a few bars of ‘People’ at a push. On top of all

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