Cabaret at the Wolverhampton Grand

Image features cast from a previous touring production of Cabaret Book: Joe Masteroff Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb Director: Rufus Norris This Bill Kenwright tour of Cabaret has only just started but already this production is a slick, harrowing production that packs a punch and leads to moments where you could cut the tension... Continue Reading →

Cruel Intentions the 90s Musical at the Palais du Variete, Edinburgh Fringe

Writer: Roger Kumble, Jordan Ross & Lindsey Rosin Director: Jonathan O'Boyle The production debuted over in the states four years ago and this year Bill Kenright premiers the production in the UK during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This saucy, retro musical certainly goes down well with the crowd. Following very closely to the original film,... Continue Reading →

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical at the Dairy Room, Edinburgh Fringe

Co-Arranger / Musical Director & Composer /Lyracists: Alexander S. Bermange Co-Arranger: Jerome Van De Berghe Director & Choreographer: Chris Whittaker Associate Director: Damian Sandys The dream for many young musical theatre students and fans is to perform in a musical. TV shows like Glee and Stage School are happy to share the stardom but rarely offer... Continue Reading →

Friendsical at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe

Director & Writer: Miranda Larson Composer: Barrie Bignold Fifteen years after the final episode aired, a new musical tours the UK ready to entertain the fans who still need their Friends fix. Stopping off during the Edinburgh fringe, this fun show brings some of the famous scenes from the ten series brought to life on... Continue Reading →

The Good Scout at the Space @ Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh Fringe

Writer & Director: Glenn Chandler Following last year's awarding winning Kids Play, Boys of the Empire productions stage a brand new play about the meeting between Boy Scouts and the Hitler Youth. Once more Glen Chandler makes a light humoured, intricate play full of twists. Chandler is the first playwright to tackle the subject of... Continue Reading →

Around the World in 80s Days at the Blackpool Grand

Writer: Jules Verne Adaptor & Director: Ian McFarlane Like the famous Blackpool Tower, Blackpool's Grand Theatre also opened its doors 125 years ago and to mark this landmark year they're making the bold move to produce this brand new musical adaptation of Around the World in 80 Days with a bucketful of classic 80s hits.... Continue Reading →

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 →

Educating Rita at the Wolverhampton Grand

Writer: Willy Russell Director: Max Roberts Willy Russell has a knack for exploring the class system and shining a light on the struggles of the working class. This latest production of Educating Rita that's touring the country is no different and shows while the education system in the UK has adapted over time, this play... Continue Reading →

Five ways to save money at the Edinburgh Fringe

Its less than a month to go until the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. However, with hotel prices skyrocketing into the thousands per week, train tickets spiralling year on year a lot argue that the festival is inaccessible. Last year I attended my first fringe and I'll try my best to outline some ways I think will... Continue Reading →

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