1971. Two musicals premiered on Broadway. They were both early successes from composers who have since made a huge impact on theatre. Coincidentally both have been revived this year for London audiences. Jesus Christ Superstar, although written after Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, was the first stage hit for Andrew Lloyd Webber. You don’t… Continue reading Lloyd Webber versus Sondheim
Yerma at Young Vic is theatre at its best: Simon Stone’s brilliant production serves the acting performance of a lifetime from Billie Piper.
Bob Crowley’s set design and Christopher Wheeldon’s choreography are a treat for the eye in An American in Paris at the Dominion Theatre London but the story fails to engage the heart.
Touch is said to be a sex comedy from the creators of Fleabag except there’s not much sex, it’s not that funny and it’s no Fleabag.
Is Common a ‘dud’ as many critics said? I found it an exciting love story told in glorious language with some great acting