Matthew Bourne’s Romeo + Juliet: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

Brett Morris describes Prokofiev’s ballet score for Romeo and Juliet as “arguably the greatest romantic ballet score of the 20th century”. Matthew Bourne, on the other hand, has chosen to emphasise the tragedy of Shakespeare’s classic love story as he supplants the tale from fair Verona into an institution in the not too distant future.Continue reading “Matthew Bourne’s Romeo + Juliet: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”

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”

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”

Brand New Website!

Hello, this blog post is very different from anything else which will be on this site. This is just a little update/disclaimer as this website in a continuation and new form of my old one called vickylord.com. Simply due to technical issues my old website no longer exists and so I had to quickly createContinue reading “Brand New Website!”