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Miss Saigon review

May 24, 2014   -   0 comments   -  

Earlier this week, I went to the Prince Edward Theatre for Miss Saigon’s press night. When asked to name a musical, Miss Saigon is a go-to title for many people, even if they haven’t seen it. The last time it was running in the West End was 15 years ago, so its continued presence in

Review: Propeller’s take on The Winter’s Tale

March 30, 2012   -   0 comments   -  

Propeller, Edward Hall’s all-male ensemble, is back on tour with a revitalised version of The Winter’s Tale,a production originally seen in 2005. I didn’t see it that time round, but the 2012 version seems to be curiously imbalanced… Read the rest of my review at WhatsonStage.

Review of Million Dollar Quartet

March 6, 2011   -   0 comments   -  

Jukebox musicals haven’t got a great reputation but Million Dollar Quartet might just change all that. Generally, jukebox musicals are less fun than being beaten with a knotted rope, but Million Dollar Quartet sidesteps many of the usual pitfalls thanks to having an authentic storyline, brilliant cast and seriously great music. The story goes, that