Review | Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

Review | Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical targets audiences who love the Queen of Disco and want to hear her hit songs performed live in flashy dance numbers, rather than for crowds who prefer a night of sophisticated story-telling. Although it may not be to everyone’s taste, the cast certainly raises the roof of the Lunt-Fontanne theatre. [...]

Review | Der Glöckner von Notre Dame – Stage Apollo Theater, Stuttgart, Germany ⋆ ⋆ ⋆⋆

Review | Der Glöckner von Notre Dame – Stage Apollo Theater, Stuttgart, Germany ⋆ ⋆ ⋆⋆

The Hunchback of Notre Dame, a tale popularised by the 1996 Disney film, appears in a darker than expected stage adaptation in Stuttgart. With strong performances and hauntingly beautiful music, this production demonstrates that the musical theatre spirit is alive and well in Germany. In the opening moments, the grand knell of Notre Dame bells [...]

Review | Britney Spears: Piece of Me Concert Tour ⋆⋆⋆

Review | Britney Spears: Piece of Me Concert Tour ⋆⋆⋆

Athletic dancers march onto the stage, all dressed in sexy black Battlestar Galatica-esque outfits. They continue to march and pull military style poses. They halt and you can feel the suspense fill the open-air venue. And then the moment thousands of us have been waiting for arrives. Britney enters. The crowd goes wild. On 13th [...]