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]
Think you know all there is to know about Wicked? (You also probably thought you knew the Wicked Witch of the West, right?) Here are some Wicked facts, that show how—er— wicked the musical is. [More]
Say, say, say what you want, but Thriller Live has proven itself to be one of the biggest non-stop singing and dancing tour-de-forces the West End has ever seen. After surpassing its intended closing date in May 2009 by popular demand, this two-hour Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson extravaganza has continued to thrill (yes, prepare yourself for a silly number of shameless MJ puns) audiences all over the world [More]
The lights are up, the stage is set, and the instruments are all in tune: dance musical mega-hit Top Hat is making its way to the West End! Check out our five fast facts and get familiar with this 1930s classic. [More]
We’re sure you’ve heard: the Olympics are on their way to England this summer! People from all over the world will flock to London, bringing with them a diverse set of cultures and traditions fit for a worldly celebration of epic proportions. But who says this cultural embracement can’t transcend into the theatre world? [More]
As expected, Matilda the Musical swept the 2012 Olivier Awards with a record breaking seven-award steal. [More]
I had the luck to see the brilliant West End musical Billy Elliot last week and from the set to the cast it was truly amazing.
The plot unfolds with the 1984-1985 County Durham miner strike, in North Eastern England. Billy (Ryan Collinson) is dealing with both his father and brother fighting the strike, the death of his mother, and trying to find a place besides the expected world of boxing. Billy soon finds an unexpected passion for ballet with the sassy, yet enco... [More]
Yes, we hear you. We have all been in the same boat at least once at some stage of our theatre lives. And yes, we have all cursed and sworn at that annoying person seated in front, behind, or sometimes for the ultimate luck – just beside. [More]
A musical based on the legendary band is set to grace the West End come 24 September and (shortly!) be staying until 19 January 2013.
The Fast 5:
1.) The show celebrates the 50th year mark of The Beatles releasing their first single 'Love Me Do' in October 1962.
2.) The show features 20 of The Beatles songs and even features film footage as well. The show focuses on the beginning of their career in Liverpool and leads up to the craze of Beatlemania.
3.) The... [More]
The Woman in Black has gained some popularity over the past few months, most notably because of the blockbuster thriller starring the former Harry Potter-Daniel Radcliffe. Although the movie wasn't a favorite with the critics, the West End production at the Fortune Theatre (Russell Street) does not disappoint, with a 23 year run on the West End and 7 million viewers (and growing...) under its belt.
I dared to see the show this past weekend and all I can say is that there should... [More]