Currently playing at London’s Phoenix Theatre, Come From Away tells the remarkable true stories of some of the 7000 individuals whose flights were redirected to the remote town of Gander, Newfoundland on 9/11.
Last night I had the absolute pleasure of watching Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at The Other Palace. This is an unusual one to review considering no two audiences will ever watch the same show, but I’m going to give it my best try!
Based on Doris Betts’ novel The Ugliest Pilgrim, Violet is set in North Carolina, 1964, and follows the story of Violet Karl, a young woman with a facial disfigurement from her childhood on a quest to find her miracle and finally be healed.
Set in the 1980s, this twisted comedy of sibling rivalry sees Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn playing brothers pitted against each other in a bid to achieve their American dream.
A career in musical theatre is risky; as much as it brings joy to the people in it, it is a notoriously difficult industry and when I embarked on it two years ago I thought I would be ready for everything it would throw at me – the competitive aspect, the bitchiness, the blood, sweat…
Dear Readers, Anyone who knows me knows that my love of all things Harry Potter is probably more than a little bit unhealthy, so when I won tickets to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child over the Christmas holidays it’s not surprising that I literally cried with happiness.
Hey fellow theatre-goers! Last night I was lucky enough to go and see The Bodyguard at the Dominion Theatre before it closes in the new year, and even got a backstage tour afterwards (thanks to a friend of mine working on the show – I owe you one!). So, as usual for every new show…