REVIEW: Waitress (Adelphi Theatre, West End)

Quick Summary: Sugar, butter, flour – the perfect ingredients for a feel-good musical Rating: ★★★★☆ If you’re looking for a show to fill you up with laughter, good singing and great looking pies, then Waitress the Musical is the one for you. Based on the 2007 film of the same name, we follow waitress Jenna through herContinue reading “REVIEW: Waitress (Adelphi Theatre, West End)”

REVIEW: Matilda the Musical (UK National Tour)

Rating: ★★★★★ Quick Summary: ‘When I Grow Up,’ I want to be Matilda. Meet Matilda. The talented young story-teller suffers while living with her TV-obsessed family, but discovers her hidden talents when she meets her new school teacher, Miss Honey. Tim Minchin’s musical, based on the well-loved book by Roald Dahl, perfectly captures the heartwarmingContinue reading “REVIEW: Matilda the Musical (UK National Tour)”

REVIEW: The Audience (NST, Southampton)

Rating: ★★★★★ Quick Summary: For those who love good old Queenie, and for those who don’t.   A revival of Peter Morgan’s The Audience is currently showing at the NST City in Southampton. The play premiered in the West End in 2013, and stages the Queen’s private weekly meetings with her prime ministers. It poses questionsContinue reading “REVIEW: The Audience (NST, Southampton)”

REVIEW: Eric Lu at Turner Sims

On Tuesday 2nd April, 2019, Eric Lu made his first appearance at Turner Sims Southampton following his success at the Leeds International Piano Competition. The scene was set with dimmed lights across the auditorium and a warm, muted spotlight on the centre-stage piano. As soon as Lu walked on stage, there was a hush acrossContinue reading “REVIEW: Eric Lu at Turner Sims”

REVIEW: Wicked (Apollo Victoria, West End)

Rating: ★★★★★
Quick Summary: “I couldn’t be happier” to tell you to get to your nearest showing of Wicked as soon as you can! You will be “changed for good.” 

REVIEW: HEATHERS

Rating: ★★★★★ Quick Summary: Vibrant, funny, poignant and BEAUTIFUL!   I saw Heathers at The Other Palace, just before it was announced that Heathers would be making a transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Heathers at The Other Palace is now sold out, but tickets are on sale for the show at the Theatre RoyalContinue reading “REVIEW: HEATHERS”

REVIEW: The Book of Mormon

Rating: ★★★★★ Quick Summary: The man sat next to me turned to his girlfriend at the interval and whispered “I think I just wet myself a little bit.” Enough said. So. ‘The Book of Mormon’. Obviously, this show has had rave reviews all over the board, and the prices are pretty steep, so my expectations wereContinue reading “REVIEW: The Book of Mormon”

REVIEW: Hamilton

Rating: ★★★★★ Quick summary: Y E S!!! Hamilton: An American Musical is a hip-hop musical that first graced my Spotify playlist about two and a half years ago, and I saw it for the first time ever in London last week. I went with my dad and sister, who I have belting along to ‘Satisfied’Continue reading “REVIEW: Hamilton”