Theatre

The Light Princess – A Visual Tour-de-Force!

As part of my London Theatre module, I needed to see a show at the National Theatre in the Southbank and since I had just seen the amazing Hadley Fraser in Coriolanus I decided to see his girlfriend, Rosalie Craig, in The Light Princess. Scoring a £12 Travelex ticket for today’s matinee, I was in […]

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A Night at the Theatre… The Weir!

Monday night was the first of a three night adventure at the West End. Heather and I went to the Wyndham Theatre (next to the Leicester Square station) where The Weir just transferred from the Donmar Warehouse. Wow!! What an amazing and unassuming show. (After having been to the Donmar Warehouse, I can see how […]

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London Theatre: Strangers on a Train

What an amazing evening! I just returned from a fabulous performance of Strangers on a Train at the Gielgud Theatre. What can I say about the show that hasn’t been said before? I guess I can mention how amazing the two leading men are… photo borrowed from The Evening Standard Laurence Fox (Guy) was best known […]

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A Magical Date with The Lion King

Disney’s The Lion King is back in LA for a limited engagement over the holidays! Being an ardent Disney fan (and former employee) I just had to see this legendary show one more time (having seen it previously in LA during high school) so I grabbed my dad and caught the Tuesday, December 3rd evening […]

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Evita

Last night I took my mum to see Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Tim Rice‘s beloved musical, EVITA, based on the life of Eva Peron. This particular national tour is based on the 2006 London and 2012 Broadway Michael Grandage staging and exceeded all expectations. To begin with, Michael Grandage‘s staging is perfect because […]

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Kiss Me Kate with Davis Gaines

We all know those classic Cole Porter songs such as Another Openin’, Another Show and Too Darn Hot and So In Love. Spiced up for a modern audience but still making use of all the classic songs, the result is continuous laughs and two hours of toe tapping fun. Starring as the star-crossed lovers, Fred/Petruchio and […]

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