On-Stage Reviews

Review | On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, London Coliseum ⋆⋆⋆⋆

The story of the unstoppable music duo, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, has been lovingly captured in the biopic musical, On Your Feet! Every once in a while, a show comes along where you’re forced to ignore your critical thoughts and enjoy it for the entertaining experience that it is, and that’s exactly what happened with … Continue reading

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Review | Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Aldwych Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

At this point, I’ve seen a lot of biopic musicals. So when Tina: The Tina Turner Musical opens with the star at a concert then cuts to her childhood, my immediate thoughts were that I’ve seen this before. However, what sets this biopic musical apart is the life of the star which it centres around. This … Continue reading

On-Stage Reviews

Review | Come From Away – Phoenix Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

In Come From Away, a strong cast of twelve are able to bring to life this little-known story. A story in which a small Canadian town mobilised to accommodate the thousands of people who were stranded when their planes were diverted following the 9/11 attacks. At a time of hysteria over news which aims to … Continue reading

On-Stage Reviews

Review | Leave to Remain – Lyric Hammersmith ⋆⋆⋆

In Leave to Remain, I was absorbed during the first fifteen minutes and believed I was witnessing the next big thing to be produced in London. The music was sensational and combined with its unique use of movement, this captivating atmosphere was created. But in the scenes which followed, my initial impressions were proved wrong. … Continue reading

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Top 5 Musicals I Cannot Wait To See In 2019

Some may be worried about 2019, it might be for big reasons such as that the UK is scheduled to leave the EU but hasn't come to an agreement on what a Trade Deal will look like. Or for smaller reasons about whether you'll be able to maintain the list of New Year Resolutions you … Continue reading

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Light’s Up On | My Top 5 Musicals in 2018

When I look back on 2018, it will be my theatre going experiences that I look back on most fondly. I’ve been fortunate enough to see musicals in Stuttgart, on Broadway and in the West End. This lists attempts to rank which shows stood out and connected with me the most when I saw them. … Continue reading

On-Stage Reviews

Review | Heathers, Theatre Royal Haymarket ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

‘So, the world’s unfair, keep it locked out there, in here it’s beautiful’. Hearing this lyric live on stage, the words rang clear in the air and carried a new meaning out of the context of the show.  Heathers is pure unadulterated escapism. I was immersed in this crazy world; with its 80s fashion, bizarre … Continue reading