Hair at the Wolverhampton Grand

Book & Lyrics: Gerome Ragni & James Rado Music: Galt MacDermot Director: Jonathan O'Boyle Musical Director: Gareth Bretherton Choreographer: William Whelton Hair's 50th Anniversary production was produced by Hope Mill Theatre back in 2016 and the fresh production lives on as it tours the UK. The production ages well, set in front of the turbulent... Continue Reading →

The Bodyguard at the Wolverhampton Grand

Book: Alexander Dinelaris Director: Thea Sharrock The Bodyguard continues to tour around the country and fans of the film need not worry.  Whether you're a fan of the film or not this production blows you away from start to finish Based on the film with the same name, The Bodyguard takes the plot from the film... Continue Reading →

Rock of Ages at the Wolverhampton Grand

Book: Chris D'Arienzo Arrangements & Orchestrations: Ethan Popp Director & Choreographer: Nick Winston The Wolverhampton Grand is rocking this week with the latest tour of Rock of Ages. Using a back catalogue full of 80s rock hits, this musical is great for those who may think musical theatre isn't for them while also being as... Continue Reading →

Showstopper! the Improvised Musical at the Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

A musical with no lines, no songs, no storyline sounds like chaos right? Showstopper! The Improvised Musical proves that theory wrong. With a cast who are always on the mark, alongside a talented couple of musicians the cleverly crafted musical forms in front of your very eyes. Just before the show, the audience provides suggestions... Continue Reading →

The Band at the Wolverhampton Grand

Writer: Tim Firth Music: Take That Director: Kim Gavin and Jack Ryder It was just under a year and a half ago when the The Band started touring the UK, but now as the tour is near the end, it captures the emotional depth of the story to create a truly memorable life-affirming musical. Tim Firth... Continue Reading →

Annie at the Wolverhampton Grand

Book: Thomas Meehan Music: Charles Strouse Lyrics: Martin Charnin Director: Nikolai Foster Anita Dobson stars in the role of Miss Hannigan. Dobson may be mean in the role but keeps is lighthearted and her drunken antics attract some laughs. Richard Meek, on the other hand is the more sinister sibling in the role of Rooster.... Continue Reading →

Ghost the Musical at the Wolverhampton Grand

Book & Lyrics: Bruce Joel Rubin Music & Lyrics: Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard Director: Bob Tomson Ghost the Musical is back on tour and while the original production received huge acclaim in London and on its first UK Tour, the last revival by Bill Kenwright didn't go down as well. The latest production, again by... Continue Reading →

The Theatre Twittic’s Top 10 Shows of 2018

Firstly, I want to thank you for taking the time to read this and all my other posts. Following the creation of The Theatre Twittic in January, many of you have checked out my thoughts, analysis and value for money ratings for productions, alongside commentary on other industry hot topics. There's also been a few... Continue Reading →

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre, London

Writer & Lyrics: Tom Macrae Director and Co-Writer: Jonathan Butterell Music: Dan Gillespie Sells Regular sell-out nights, a live broadcast and screening in cinemas across the World and a planned film adaptation in the works. All of this and it's only been running in London for 11 months! it's clear that there's a massive hype... Continue Reading →

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