Review: West Side Story

To this day, I have no idea how I’ve managed to not see West Side Story all the way through. I own the 1961 film adaptation but I’ve just never sat down to watch it and when the last UK Tour came around in 2013 I just wasn’t looking out for it. So, when OrbitContinue reading “Review: West Side Story”

Review: Cabaret

Cabaret is one of those shows where I keep hearing the name but I’ve never gotten around to checking it out at all. Honestly, before this performance, I’d only heard the beginning parts of the opening song as it was sung by Alan Cummings as part of the opening to the 2015 Tony Awards. So,Continue reading “Review: Cabaret”

Review: Deathtrap

Cardiff’s New Theatre, to me, will always be my hub of experimentation and exploration as it allows me to see plays and musicals that I might not have tried otherwise. The latest thriller to grace the stage, Deathtrap, is no exception. Ira Levin presents a play that is proud of its thriller genre and heritage,Continue reading “Review: Deathtrap”

Blood Brothers Review

I can’t describe my excitement when I found out, back in the beginning of March, that Blood Brothers was going to tour and return to Cardiff’s New Theatre. I instantly booked tickets and was lucky enough to get some for opening night. Starting its setting around the 1960s Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers follows the fraternalContinue reading “Blood Brothers Review”

Review: Around the World in 80 Days

One of my favourite things about being a theatre reviewer is the opportunity it gives me to go and see something completely new, which I know nothing about beforehand. This production was certainly one of those as I made my way to Cardiff’s New Theatre to see Around the World in 80 Days. I willContinue reading “Review: Around the World in 80 Days”