West End Articles

Review: Moulin Rouge!

Review: Moulin Rouge!

Moulin Rouge!, the stage adaptation of the film of the same name, is the most spectacular production I’ve ever seen – and I’ve seen just about everything
Review: George Takei’s Allegiance

Review: George Takei’s Allegiance

George Takei’s Allegiance, which stars Takei alongside Telly Leung, is an imperfect but powerful retelling of Japanese-American internment
Review: Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of)

Review: Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of)

Pride and Prejudice (sort of), a comedic, class-conscious adaptation of Jane Austen’s seminal novel, is bringing the house down at The Lowry
The Lowry is feeling proud (sort of)

The Lowry is feeling proud (sort of)

Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of), a fun, feminist retelling of Jane Austen’s seminal novel, is welcoming in the new year at The Lowry
George Takei is pledging allegiance at Charing Cross Theatre

George Takei is pledging allegiance at Charing Cross Theatre

George Takei’s Allegiance, a musical inspired by Takei’s life, is running at Charing Cross Theatre – with Takei and Telly Leung reprising their roles from the original San Diego and Broadway productions
Musicals of Manchester: January

Musicals of Manchester: January

Find out what musicals are coming to Manchester this January!
Review: The Wizard of Oz

Review: The Wizard of Oz

Curve’s revival of The Wizard of Oz, a stage adaptation of the iconic film, is a technicoloured, sociopolitical, musical masterpiece
Live review: Sierra Boggess at Cadogan Hall

Live review: Sierra Boggess at Cadogan Hall

Musical sensation Sierra Boggess kicked off the Christmas season with a pair of concerts at Cadogan Hall, in which she sang Christmas classics, musical must-sings, and her hits
Review: Newsies

Review: Newsies

Newsies, based on the Disney film of the same name, is having its European premiere at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre – an Off West End space that allows this roaring musical to truly seize the day
Review: Hex

Review: Hex

Cursed musical Hex returns to the National Theatre, after its original run ended without a press night (amidst numerous other problems), starring Victoria Hamilton-Barritt
We’re off the see the Wizard, the Wonderful Wizard at Curve

We’re off the see the Wizard, the Wonderful Wizard at Curve

Made at Curve’s revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz, an adaptation of the iconic film, is having its regional premiere at Curve, ahead of a West End transfer
Get locked up at Riverside this Christmas

Get locked up at Riverside this Christmas

Cages, a rock musical with state-of-the-art technology and a hologram for a leading lady, ends its run at Waterside in a fortnight
The Lowry claims its canal is an ocean

The Lowry claims its canal is an ocean

The Ocean at the End of the Lane, the National Theatre play based on the Neil Gaiman novel of the same name, has its Regional Premiere at The Lowry
Review: Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap

Review: Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap, currently playing at the Palace Theatre, is deserving of its 70-year success whilst inferior to Agatha Christie’s other works
Manchester Opera House lays a mousetrap

Manchester Opera House lays a mousetrap

The world’s longest-running show, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, visits Manchester Opera House as part of its 70th anniversary UK and Ireland tour
Sierra Boggess is making a splash at Cadogan Hall

Sierra Boggess is making a splash at Cadogan Hall

Olivier nominee Sierra Boggess will appear live in concert in Christmas at the Cadogan Hall
Jacob Fowler: From Since September to Cinderella this November

Jacob Fowler: From Since September to Cinderella this November

Ahead of the European premiere of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Hope Mill Theatre, Jacob Fowler discusses his career so far
Hope Mill Theatre is throwing a ball

Hope Mill Theatre is throwing a ball

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella flies into Hope Mill Theatre for its European Premiere
Review: An Afternoon with Sheila Hancock (MLF 2022)

Review: An Afternoon with Sheila Hancock (MLF 2022)

Dame Sheila Hancock DBE took part in an in conversation at the RNCM Theatre as part of Manchester Literature Festival – where she was interviewed by Alex Clark
Review: The Osmonds

Review: The Osmonds

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews The Osmonds at the Palace Theatre – which featured a special appearance from Jay Osmond, who wrote the story

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