Theatre

25 February 2015

Mamma Mia! Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

I love the movie, so I was delighted to get asked to see Mamma Mia! last night at Liverpool Empire Theatre. Sophie lives with her mother in Greece and is ...

11 February 2015

Top Hat, Manchester Opera House Review

American dancer and star of the show Jerry Travers arrives in London with his rich producer Horace Hardwick ready for his performance. While practicing his dance routine in the hotel, ...

28 January 2015

Edward Scissorhands, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

Of all the film to play adaptations, Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands seemed like an obscure choice, but it’s made for the stage just as much as it is for the ...

17 December 2014

Aladdin, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

I have not been to a pantomime since I was very little so I didn’t know how I would react as a grown adult to Aladdin last night at the ...
3 December 2014

Saturday Night Fever, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

Saturday Night Fever is set in 1979 in Brooklyn, New York and tells the story of Tony Manero, a 19 year old guy with a job in a hardware store ...
1 December 2014

The War of the Worlds, Liverpool Echo Arena Review

After a very successful tour back in 2012, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds returns to Liverpool Echo Arena with an all star cast for the sixth ...
28 November 2014

Annie, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

Annie is a musical based on the strip cartoon ‘Little Orphan Annie’ which dates back to 1924, published in the New York News. It was almost immediately picked up by ...
21 November 2014

Swan Lake, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

Swan Lake is something I have only caught snippets of on the TV or in films like Black Swan, so I was eager to watch the full length ballet in ...
14 November 2014

Dancing in the Streets, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

I was not entirely sure what to expect from Dancing in the Streets last night at Liverpool Empire, but it turned out to be one of the most enjoyable experiences ...
29 October 2014

Riverdance, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

Having never seen Riverdance other than snippets on the TV, my expectations were a little different from what was delivered last night at Liverpool Empire Theatre on its 20th Anniversary ...
15 October 2014

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Liverpool Empire Theatre

I have not seen Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat since I was very young so I was flattered to be asked to see it at the Liverpool Empire Theatre ...
19 September 2014

Wicked, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

I have never had the pleasure of watching Wicked at the theatre before and I was thrilled to be asked last night to the Liverpool Empire Theatre to add this ...
19 September 2014

A-Z of Wicked

Spellbinding audiences across the world for a decade, and winning over 90 international awards, Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two sorcery students: ...

12 September 2014

Lord of the Flies, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

As someone who ashamedly has not read the book or knows of the story of Lord of the Flies I was somewhat unprepared when I walked into Liverpool Empire Theatre ...
6 August 2014

War Horse, Sunderland Empire Review

The National Theatre presented their version of War Horse at the Sunderland Empire from Wednesday 30th April 2014 to Saturday 17th May 2104.  My wife and I went along to ...
22 June 2014

Stephen Moyer Won't Reprise His True Blood Role in Planned Musical

Actor Stephen Moyer has ruled out reprising his True Blood role on Broadway if plans for a musical adaptation of the hit vampire drama comes to fruition. The 44-year-old star, who ...
15 June 2014

Edie Falco Left Exposed Onstage

Edie Falco gave her dad and uncle a shock the night they checked out her hit play Frankie and Johnny In The Clair De Lune - because they didn't expect ...
8 June 2014

Bryan Cranston's All the Way Moves Into Profit

Bryan Cranston's critically-acclaimed Broadway turn in All the Way has official become a theatrical success after recouping its $3.9 million costs. The Breaking Bad star has been portraying former U.S. President ...
31 January 2014

Back to the Future To Be Turned Into Musical

Back To The Future' has been turned into a musical by original director Robert Zemeckis. A stage version of the hit 1985 movie - which starred Michael J. Fox as time-travelling ...
31 August 2013

Simon Cowell Hires Downton Abbey Star to Play Him on Stage

Simon Cowell has hired new Downton Abbey cast member Nigel Harman to play him in a stage musical about The X Factor. The production, entitled I Can't Sing, is currently in ...
28 August 2013

Sir Michael Gambon Suffering Memory Loss

Sir Michael Gambon collapsed twice while rehearsing for The Habit Of Art as his crippling memory loss left him struggling to recall his lines. The 72-year-old British actor has spoken of ...

28 April 2013

Zachary Quinto to Make Broadway Debut in Tennessee Classic

Zachary Quinto is set to make his Broadway debut in a revival of Tennesse Williams' classic play The Glass Menagerie. As fans await the launch of the new Star Trek sequel, ...
27 April 2013

Brian Cox Halts Theater Performance to Reprimand Audience Member

Scottish actor Brian Cox broke character during a recent production of The Weir to order a theatre goer to silence a ringing cell phone. The Troy star is appearing in Conor ...
31 March 2013

Rafe Spall Cast As Rachel Weisz's Lover in Broadway's Betrayal

Rachel Weisz will cheat on her real-life husband Daniel Craig with actor Rafe Spall - the One Day star has been cast as the 'other man' in a forthcoming Broadway ...
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