Review | Out of the Blue, Gordon Aikman Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Out of the Blue, Gordon Aikman Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Out of the Blue is an all-male youth a cappella group from Oxford. But no, they aren’t the well-mannered, clean-cut type of a cappella group you may have seen before. These are fist-pumping, roof-raising, body-shaking school boy rockstars. Their 60-minute set has a variety of popular songs including remixed versions of Queen’s ‘Crazy Little Thing [...]

Review | Firecracker, Ovalhouse Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Firecracker, Ovalhouse Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

Watch out for the name Helena Morais. As part of the Ovalhouse’s Untold Season, Helena has written, produced and stars in ‘Firecracker’. This coming of age play has meaning and grit and teaches us the fascinating origins and ways of Capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian Martial Arts Form. ‘Firecracker’ is one of the best experiences I’ve had [...]

Review | I’d Rather Be Me: Amy Lovatt Live, Above the Arts Studio Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | I’d Rather Be Me: Amy Lovatt Live, Above the Arts Studio Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Six, the wildly popular new West End musical, is currently wowing audiences at the Arts Theatre in Leicester Square. Above this theatre, there is a little-known venue aptly called Above the Arts. It’s a relaxed setting with some stylish artwork, a small bar, some sofas and typically plays host to cabaret acts. On a Saturday [...]

First Thoughts On: Dreamgirls, Savoy Theatre

First Thoughts On: Dreamgirls, Savoy Theatre

Saturday 19th November 2016 marked the first night of previews for the first ever West End production of Dreamgirls. This musical follows the journey of an all female African-American singing group and their attempt to find fame in the US Music Industry during the 60s and 70s. Although I have mixed feelings about seeing preview [...]

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Best of Broadway, Royal Albert Hall  

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Best of Broadway, Royal Albert Hall  

It was such a treat to see the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra presents the Best of Broadway; a one-night only live performance of well-known musical theatre numbers. This included some of my personal favourites such as the Circle of Life from the Lion King and Kander and Ebb’s Chicago Overture. If I were to dissect what [...]