Tag Archives: Musical Theatre

A winning formula? Cameron Mackintosh reveals the secrets of his success in Musical Theatre

We commented recently in a post about previews that the wrong people seem to be in charge of theatre, and in a recent episode of the highly entertaining Channel 4 series The Sound of Musicals we saw a perfect example of … Continue reading

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Marriage of inconvenience: A Catered Affair at the Royal Academy of Music

Tuesday 18th June 2013 It was with a great sense of anticipation that we made our way back to the Royal Academy of Music after a two year absence for their Musical Theatre students’ end of year show ‘A Catered Affair’.  … Continue reading

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Tom Hooper’s movie puts the misery back into ‘Les Miserables’ and takes the ‘musical’ out

Having expressed our views about the hype surrounding Tom Hooper’s new film version of ‘Les Miserables’, and our concerns that the casting would prove as disappointing as it was for the 25th Anniversary concert, we felt it was time to give … Continue reading

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Love Story Review – We liked it but were we in love with it?

Love Story at the Duchess Theatre Source material This story set in the 1960s feels more like a period piece than Jane Austen – Jenny appears to be pushing the outer limits of feminism simply by occasionally answering back to her … Continue reading

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Is John Barrowman wasting his talent?

Review of John Barrowman at the Royal Albert Hall, 4th October 2010 Let’s get this straight.  We used to be fans of John Barrowman, and we left his concert in April 2008 feeling delighted and exhilarated.  So what went wrong?  … Continue reading

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