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”

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: Heathers the Musical

If you haven’t already heard that Heathers the Musical has come to the UK then you must have spent the past few months living under a rock. This musical has become the definition of an ‘overnight’ smash hit. After bringing the cult 1988 film to the off-Broadway stage, Laurence O’Keefe’s and Kevin Murphy’s musical, originallyContinue reading “⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: Heathers the Musical”

Review: Love From A Stranger

Agatha Christie is the most successful female playwright of all time including the legendary The Mousetrap which is now in its 66th uninterrupted year. This year a national tour of Love From A Stranger, from Christie’s repertoire shared with Frank Vosper, is making its way around the UK and has stopped off in Cardiff’s New Theatre. LoveContinue reading “Review: Love From A Stranger”

 Sunset Boulevard 2017/18 UK Tour: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

Despite the heavy snowfall and cancelled shows on the previous two nights, I was lucky and the Wales Millennium Centre decided to go ahead with the Saturday matinee of the award-winning UK Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1993 musical, Sunset Boulevard. Based on the 1950 American film of the same name, Sunset Boulevard returns to tour the UK depictingContinue reading ” Sunset Boulevard 2017/18 UK Tour: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”

Review: Gallowglass

Ruth Rendell is undoubtedly an intriguing author and the stories she crafts are signs of an intuitive imagination concerning the murder-mystery genre. However, the theatrical adaptions of her novels on stage add yet another level of intrigue and craft which is always interesting to watch. This is what drew me to Gallowglass from Middle GroupContinue reading “Review: Gallowglass”