REVIEW: & Juliet the new musical

Think you know the story of Romeo & Juliet? Well think again, because this brand new pop musical has had a massive update. And it’s premiered in the best city in England, Manchester! William Shakespeare is about to stage the final scene of the play until wife, Anne Hathaway, pops…

3 reasons to see Mean Girls on Broadway

Happy Mean Girls day! It’s October 3rd as I write this, which is of course famous thanks to the moment in the film when the lead character, Cady, is asked what day it is by her crush. Along with, ‘on Wednesday’s we wear pink’, it’s basically a pop-culture tradition. The…

REVIEW: Two Hearts – The Comeback Tour

Have you ever been to a bangin’ pop concert under a leaky bridge? What, that doesn’t sound appealing? Well, how wrong you are! Two Hearts have returned with their kickin’ comeback tour, which has all the comedy, tuneage and sex appeal you’d expect from the pop-tastic duo. New Zealanders, Laura…

REVIEW: You and I – A New Musical

Colla Voce Theatre are ones to watch. Tucked quietly away among the busy programme this new production officially swept me off my feet. You and I is the hidden gem of the Fringe. Fran is a struggling musician who’s fallen into mild depression after unexpectedly losing her big sister. Confined…

REVIEW: Quantum Musical

Apple Engineer Annie Scalmanini has written Quantum, a contemporary musical that gives insight into Silicon Valley, geek speak and the realities of tech start up companies. Myrah is a hardworking and super intelligent employee trying to code Walt, the Quantum machine. She only sees its potential and becomes blinded by…

REVIEW: How To Use A Washing Machine

SLAM Theatre! An emerging, Oxford-based company have tried to create a deep and meaningful production with How To Use A Washing Machine but unfortunately they barely scratch the surface. This new musical that depicts the harsh realities of being a grown up. It sucks doesn’t it. A nostalgic look back…

REVIEW: I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

Now, I 100% wish my life were like a Musical. I want to break out into ballad, perform an impromptu dance number and express my feelings through tune. My bar was set high and this show did not disappoint. It chronicles the ups and downs (oh so many downs) of…

REVIEW: Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical

Ahoy maties. Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical has come to town and alas, it’s a nay from me. John Silverman lives with his overly loving sister, Polly and has a destiny to fulfil. After finding out he’s adopted, he rebels to join a hearty crew of Pirates who just happen…