The Folly of Sondheim’s Follies

09/09/2017

Sondheim, Follies: at the Olivier Theatre, Royal National Theatre, London, 7.8.2017. (JB) Read more

‘Oh, what a Beautiful Prom!’ John Wilson Takes the Promenaders to Oklahoma!

12/08/2017

Proms

2017 BBC PROMS 35 – Rogers & Hammerstein, Oklahoma! (semi-staged): Soloists, John Wilson Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 11.8.2017. (CS)

The cast of Proms 34 & 35: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! at the 2017 BBC Proms Photo by Mark Allan

John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! at the 2017 BBC Proms (c) Photo by Mark Allan

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NEW! The National Theatre Dares You to Engage with This Show

30/06/2017

Angels in America at the National Theatre

Angels In America

Russell Tovey (Joseph), Nathan Lane (Roy M Cohn) & Denise Gough (Martin Heller)
in Angels in America (c) Helen Maybanks

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The Splendid Natasha J Barnes Brings Fanny Brice to Life in Funny Girl

21/06/2017

Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, Funny Girl – The Musical: Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex, 20.6.2017. (JPr)

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Natasha J Barnes (Fanny) & Darius Campbell (Nick)
(c) Paul Coltas

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Tina May’s Joyous ‘Ellabration’ of Ella Fitzgerald’s Life and Art

18/06/2017

Various: Tina May (vocals), Nikki Iles (piano), Dave Green (double bass), Steve Brown (drums). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 9.6.2017. (GPu)

Tina May and Nikki iles

Tina May and Nikki Iles

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Robert Carsen Directs a Lovingly Detailed My Fair Lady

06/05/2017

Lerner & Loewe, My Fair Lady: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago/David Chase (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago, 29.4.2017. (JLZ)

 Lisa O'Hare and Cindy Gold in 'My Fair Lady' (Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

Lisa O’Hare and Cindy Gold in My Fair Lady (c) Todd Rosenberg

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42nd Street Brings the Hip Hooray and Ballyhoo of Broadway to Drury Lane

06/04/2017

Harry Warren and Al Dubin’s 42nd Street: Company of 42nd Street, Jae Alexander (musical director). Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. 5.4.2017. (JPr)

42nd Street London

Company of 42nd Street (c) Brinkhoff & Moegenburg

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Lost in the Stars: A Timeless Work that Speaks to All

31/01/2017

Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson, Lost in the Stars: Artists and Soloists of Siti Company, Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers, Los Robles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra/Jeffrey Kahane (conductor), Royce Hall, Los Angeles, 29.1.2017. (JRo) 

Justin Hopkins & Lauren Michelle in Lost in the Stars;  Photo credit: Reed Hutchinson.

Justin Hopkins & Lauren Michelle in Lost in the Stars;
Photo credit: Reed Hutchinson.

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