Author: Jamie Griffiths

Page: 7 Review: Hamilton Manchester Palace Theatre 21st November 2023 by Stuart Ellis Hamilton the musical is a multi award-winning masterpiece by Lin-Manuel Miranda, now on at the Palace Theatre, Manchester! This is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary […]

New Release: Seasons of Love – Why Rent Matters Updated: 23/11/23 With its groundbreaking score, unabashed romanticism, and scrappy sensibility, Rent was like a firecracker thrown into a hushed theater, turning heads and upending conventions. But if its unexpected success was the stuff of theatrical legend, the story of its making was a bittersweet one, […]

UK Tour: John Wilson – Hollywood’s Greatest Hits British conductor John Wilson is touring his hand-picked, 70-strong Sinfonia of London across the UK in November 2023 in a programme of classics from the Golden Age of Hollywood.= with special guests including Kim Criswell. Wilson relaunched this famous orchestra in 2018 for special concerts and recording […]

Mamma Mia! the Party: Now Booking until 2025 Due to extraordinary demand, Mamma Mia! The Party is now booking until 15 June 2025 at The O2, London. Leading the current cast of London’s premier dining experience is British pop star Antony Costa, who plays the role of Nikos. Costa formed the boyband Blue in 2000 […]

The Addams Family: West End Debut Announced Following two hugely successful UK and Ireland tours, The Addams Family, A Musical Comedy will perform live in concert in the West End for the first time, playing at the London Palladium on Monday February 12 and Tuesday 13 2024. The show will star Michelle Visage as Morticia […]

It’s Halloween on Matinee Gareth Evans plays his pick of the greatest shows in the runup to Halloween! Here are some of the highlights: The Phantom Of the Opera Few musicals compare in power to this  – Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman deliver a note perfect masterclass in this deliciously gothic, macabre musical. Repo: The […]

Cynthia Erivo to join Jason Robert Brown Musical Theatre legend Jason Robert Brown comes to the London Palladium for one night only in an unmissable concert spectacular on Sunday 24 March 2024. Jason is the ultimate multi-hyphenate – an equally skilled composer, lyricist, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, director and performer. He is probably best known for […]

Cast News: Evita 03-10-23 Leicester’s Curve Theatre has announced the full company joining its new Made at Curve production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita, running 27 November 2023 to 13 January 2024. Joining the previously announced Martha Kirby as Eva Perón and Tyrone Huntley as Che will be Gary Milner (The Third […]

New Tour: Hairspray 03-10-23 Producers Mark Goucher, Matthew Gale and Laurence Myers are delighted to announce that Brenda Edwards (Loose Women, ITV; We Will Rock You, London Coliseum) who has previously played “Motormouth” Maybelle in three tours of Hairspray will join the creative team alongside Paul Kerryson (Chicago, Sweeney Todd; Curve Theatre) to direct a […]

New Show: NOW That’s What I Call A Musical 06-10-23 ROYO, Universal Music UK, Sony Music Entertainment and Mighty Village have come together to announce the world premiere of NOW That’s What I Call A Musical, a brand-new British musical written by award-winning comedian Pippa Evans and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood. NOW […]

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