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Oh what a night! I recently had the chance to see Jersey Boys at the Prince Edward Theatre and it did not disappoint. Jersey Boys tells the extraordinary tale of how four troublesome guys from Jersey went on to become one of the most successful ... [More]
Jumpy makes a triumphant return to the stage after its successful run at the Royal Court in 2011. The key to Jumpy’s success is it’s a frank and honest family comedy that everyone can relate to. In anticipation of Jumpy’s victorious return to the West End, here are some quick facts about the play.
Timon of Athens - The play by William Shakespeare is about a wealthy and generous Athenian man, named Timon who likes to please his friends by lavishing gifts on them without realising they are only using him. He ignores warnings from others until his downfall comes through his inability to support his spending, eventually forcing to mortgage his holdings and becomes bankrupt.
Les Misérables has captivated the public since Victor Hugo’s novel was first published in 1862. It has gone through many incarnations since then including being translated from its native French into countless languages and turned into one of the most popular musicals ever. No matter what language or format it is in, Jean Valjean’s story continues to enthrall. Read on for some interesting facts about this epic musical. [More]
What the Butler Saw is a farce written by English playwright Joe Orton. What you see in this play is a combination of British dry humour and seamier contents involving one crazy and lustful psychiatrist, an equally unfaithful and blackmailed wife, a naive secretary, and a government inspector who is even more certifiable than the rest of them put together. The play is a farce taken to an extreme that not only satirises almost every element of society, but also the genre itself. [More]
You first fell in love with Ghost when the film version starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore came out in 1990. Now Ghost has made an appearance again. This time it is reincarnated on the West End Stage. Here are a few facts about Ghost the Musical. [More]
Clear the decks now – this is gonna be HUUGEE! The stage is now set for the newly launched west end musical, Viva Forever! – based on the hit songs of the most popular 90’s girl band, the Spice Girls! [More]
The much-awaited The Bodyguard musical, to be opened on 6 December at the Adelphi Theatre has some really interesting facts. Yes, twenty years after the crowd-puller film of the unexpected love between the domineering starlet and her Bodyguard made its debut; we will now have the stage version of The Bodyguard. [More]
Roald Dahl’s beloved fable Matilda is reinterpreted into a spellbinding musical on the West End. You probably know the tale about the little girl with supernatural powers but here are some facts you may not know about the musical version. [More]
Modern East London meets vibrant Bollywood in Wah! Wah! Girls. The musical is a blend of traditional and contemporary. It seamlessly blends key Bollywood musical elements including captivating song and dance sequences and stunning costumes with new music and a modern story, for a truly one-of-a-kind theatre experience. Read on for more facts about this unique musical. [More]