Jersey Boys Review | Regent Theatre

Hailed by many as the the ultimate jukebox musical, Jersey Boys is a documentary style show which tells the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The show, which opened on Broadway in 2005 and later on London’s West End, has won four 2006 Tony Awards including Best Musical, and the 2009 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical and is now embarking on a year long UK Tour which boasts the same creative team as those who worked behind the scenes on the West End and Broadway – surely suggesting that this is a show not to be…

Evita | Theatre Review

My plus one for the evening, a hardcore Evita fan who cites the 1996 film starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas as one of her favourite films (“of all time”) assured me I was in for a treat but aside from being able to warble a version of the iconic “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina” I had to prior knowledge of the story of Evita or the history of it’s leading lady, Eva Perón. With this in mind, it was with no preconceptions or expectation that I took my seat at the Regent Theatre to watch the acclaimed production musical from Andrew…

Dirty Dancing On Stage | Theatre Review

I guess you could call me a Dirty Dancing super fan. Obsessive, if you like. Since its release in 1987 (my year of birth, FYI), I’ve mashed potato’d, done the twist, carried watermelons, tried to perfect the famous lift in a swimming pool AND hotel lobby whilst drunk and perfected the ability to recite the movie line for line, even after many a glass of wine. Patrick Swayze as Johnny Castle was my first fictional crush and I still feel like I’m reenacting that Hungry Eyes scene when I wear pants over tights. I have the soundtrack on my phone and…

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