Category Archives: Musical Theatre

THE GREAT GATSBY ♥♥♥

ARTSDEPOT FINCHLEY, and touring Music plays a key part in this sparkling adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece. With gin as the national drink, and sex as the national obsession (according to the New York Times, at least), America in … Continue reading

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SINATRA, THE MAN AND HIS MUSIC ♥♥♥

THE LONDON PALLADIUM Frank Sinatra takes centre stage once again in this celebration of his life and musical legacy In the centenary of his birth, Frank Sinatra is back in London. His daughter Nancy was at the opening of this … Continue reading

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THE FLANNELETTES ♥♥♥

THE KING’S HEAD THEATRE, ISLINGTON. Bitter truths emerge in this uncompromising production, based in the confines of a Yorkshire women’s refuge. Business is brisk in the women’s refuge run by Auntie Brenda in a Yorkshire village that still bears the … Continue reading

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SHE LOVES ME ♥♥♥

LANDOR THEATRE. This delightful musical explores the struggle to find – and keep – love. They snap, they snarl, they can’t bear each other…and it’s perfectly obvious to everyone else that Amalia Balash and Georg Nowak would make a lovely … Continue reading

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STAGE SEEN: BEST OF 2014

There are no glittering prizes for Stage Seen’s 2014 awards, nor indeed any proper categories. But there have been some special theatre moments to share as the year draws to a close… Best spectacle…Rupert Goold’s American Psycho at the Almeida … Continue reading

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BOOTY AND THE BIATCH ♥♥♥♥

LOST THEATRE, BATTERSEA. Expect excess – and plenty of it – in this adults-only pantomime. If it’s your first time at an Excess All Areas panto, you may be struck by the party atmosphere humming through the crowd before the … Continue reading

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THE MIKADO ♥♥♥

The Charing Cross Theatre. The Roaring Twenties bring a jaunty air to this cheerful new production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s best-loved work. There’s more than a hint of the Victorian Penny Dreadful about ‘‘The Mikado’’, dealing as it does with … Continue reading

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