Tag Archives: Southwark Playhouse

Grand Hotel at the Southwark Playhouse: somebody check us out of here

Saturday 1st August 2015, matinée Seeing Maury Yeston’s name on the advert for Grand Hotel, the latest production at the Southwark Playhouse, piqued our interest, even though in this case he was providing additional music and lyrics to supplement George … Continue reading

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Carrie on at the Southwark Playhouse

Saturday 9th May 2015, matinée It was with ghoulish anticipation that we approached the Southwark Playhouse on Saturday afternoon to see ‘Carrie the Musical’, making a mental note not to sit anywhere near the front row (quite difficult in that … Continue reading

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Off the scent? Dogfight at the Southwark Playhouse

Saturday 9th August, 2014, matinée Southwark Playhouse have built a solid reputation on bringing some unusual musicals to their intimate theatre and breathing new life into them – the highlight of last Summer being an amazing chamber production of ‘Titanic’.  A … Continue reading

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Looking for Directions? The A-Z of Mrs P loses its way at the Southwark Playhouse

Saturday 22nd February 2014, matinée (preview) We had no trouble deciding to book for the latest production at the Southwark Playhouse, ‘The A-Z of Mrs P’, a new musical with book by Diane Samuels and Music and Lyrics by Gwyneth … Continue reading

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Maury Yeston’s Ship of Dreams: Titanic the Musical gets a refit at the Southwark Playhouse

Saturday 10th August 2013, matinée When we told people we were going to see a musical version of the Titanic story, the usual response was that it must be a parody in the style of ‘Springtime for Hitler’, as though … Continue reading

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A foot in both camp: Victor/Victoria at the Southwark Playhouse

Saturday 27th October 2012, evening Having queued extra early to get good seats for Victor/Victoria at the Southwark Playhouse, we were rather dismayed to find that the seating layout was traverse.  No point trying to find the best seat – … Continue reading

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Illusion of Grandeur at the Southwark Playhouse?

Saturday 8th September, matinée Rather like the central character in the Southwark Playhouse production of ‘The Illusion’, a world-weary father who wants to know about his estranged son, we soon found ourselves becoming rather world weary ourselves, with some questions of … Continue reading

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