Musical Of The Week: Titanic

This weeks selected musical could not be more different from last weeks. Last week it was all about laughter and joining in the party with Mamma Mia, but this week it’s about beauty and heartbreak. But that’s the magic of the musicals isn’t it? All sorts of themes and stories can be told through song….

What’s The Difference: Barnum And The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman is the most recent big movie musical to be released, and it is one that has truly captured the imagination of many with it’s bright and colourful story and the never ending popularity of it’s modern catchy soundtrack. This movie spectacular tells the story of P.T. Barnum, a man who set out…

Musical of the week: Mamma Mia

It’s Sunday, so it must be time for a new cast recording of the week feature, but let’s start with a little change. I’m changing the name of this feature to Musical of the week. I’ll still be talking about my top five numbers, it’s just not singled down to a single cast recording. That’s…

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie… And There’s Good Reason To Be

Currently playing to sell out audiences in London’s Apollo Theatre, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie can be said to be one of the biggest hits of the year so far. With a film version already lined up, and the show receiving rave reviews, I can see that the popularity is only going to grow. Although I…

Can’t Put The Phone Away? Then Don’t Go To The Theatre

There is one thing that every single show, be it a musical or a play, has in common and that is the no phone rule. Before every performance, a clear message is put out across the auditorium. Photographs and recordings are strictly prohibited. It’s the law. It is also made clear that all phones should…

Telling My Blogger Story

In today‚Äôs internet obsessed world, where the clear majority of people use at least one social media platform, blogging is an industry that is growing at an exceedingly rapid pace. Anyone can have a blog, a page they can design themselves and share their thoughts. There are countless blogs out there now, with all sorts…

Everyone Is A Star, Understudy Or Not

If there is one thing in the world of theatre that I will never understand, it is the fact that so many people still appear to have issues with understudies. There seems to be this strange and uncalled for mind set in which people believe that they have to see the ‘star name’ for the…