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Smash hit musical The Bodyguard is back and X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has returned to take on the leading role, originally made my famous by Whitney Houston in the film.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…

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…

REVIEW: The Book of Mormon tour | Palace Theatre

HELLO! My name is Elder Gina, and I would like to share with you the most amazing show… Winner of practically every stage award imaginable and receiving rave responses left, right and centre, I couldn’t wait to catch this totally un-PC musical on the road. Has it got the shock…

REVIEW: Hair the Musical | Palace Theatre

It’s rare I say this, being the Musical addict that I am, but I only knew two things about this musical before going in. That it premiered to rave reviews at Hope Mill Theatre in 2016 before securing a UK tour and that I’d heard the song “Aquarius”. That’s about…

REVIEW: Jersey Boys the Musical

Oh what a night, late January back in 2019. The sixties sensations, Jersey Boys, are back in Manchester and ready to charm. My mum and dad actually fought over who would come as my plus one. I’m not joking. I should have known it’d cause an argument. Passed down from…

REVIEW: Wicked | Palace Theatre Manchester

What is this feeling, so sudden and new? I felt the moment I laid eyes on you. It was autumn of 2006 when I fell in love with Wicked. I studied Musical Theatre at college and within the first month we had to brave a solo performance. Struggling for ideas,…