REVIEW: Back to the Future – World Premiere

AD – GIFTED Great Scott! Back to the Future, the brand-new musical, has made its world premiere in Manchester. Back to the Future originally launched into 1985 at 1.21 gigawatts per second capturing the imaginations of millions. The film became a worldwide phenomenon and it’s easy to see why. It’s…

REVIEW: Come From Away – an uplifting new musical

Come From Away is the uplifting new musical that has broken the mould and in doing so, created a smash hit. Winner of 4 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical, this show rightly deserves its acclaim. Most of us will remember exactly what we were doing when we first saw…

How to get tickets to The Lion King Musical in Manchester

It’s my favourite Disney movie of all time that has its own epic stage adaptation. The Lion King opened on Broadway in 1997 and has now been seen by more than 100 million people worldwide. You’ll find lots of ways to get tickets to The Lion King in Manchester below.…

REVIEW: The Bodyguard the Musical

Smash hit musical The Bodyguard is back and X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has returned to take on the leading role, originally made my famous by Whitney Houston in the film. The Bodyguard is an intense but romantic story following superstar Rachel Merron. She has millions of fans but with…

REVIEW: On Your Feet the new musical

AD – GIFTED Make sure you’ve got your dancing shoes on, ready to bop the night away to On Your Feet. It’s the new Latin pop musical that’s bringing the P-A-R-T-A-Y to stage. It’s the true story that charts Gloria Estefan’s inspirational journey from immigrant to superstar. She earned more…

REVIEW: Avenue Q – the outrageous comedy musical

The internet is for porn! Did that catch your attention? Well get ready for Avenue Q, the x-rated comedy musical that mixes puppets with adult themes – a grown up Sesame Street if you will. Dreamed up by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez, the latter(day) who also co-created The Book…

A big mistake watching Big the Musical

It pains me to write this particular blog post but I have to be honest, Big the Musical was bad. I went into the auditorium buzzing with excitement and left feeling saddened. I’ve watched the film countless times so maybe my bar was set too high? Or more likely, this…

REVIEW: Curtains – a musical whodunnit

I love a whodunnit and Curtains is the musical version of a classic murder mystery. Multiple murders, suspects and a detective to reveal the means, motive and opportunity. A brand new western musical is premiering to terrible reviews, thanks to its shocking leading lady. Until she is rushed to hospital…