Musical

‘Memphis, Shaftesbury Theatre, London

Soul queen Beverley Knight has first billing as Felicia, but the narrative focus is on Huey Calhoun.

The Producers - UK Tour

Based on Mel Brooks' much loved Academy Award winning movie, The Producers is a hilarious musical comedy that has taken Broadway and the West End by storm, winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards and 3 Olivier Awards. Impoverished by a string of flops

A Harlem Dream, Young Vic, London

Young Vic, London: In a mixed programme largely made up of conceptual contemporary choreography Harlem Dream is an enticing offering. Read the full review

A Harlem Dream review Charleston steps and B-boy spins in high-energy tale

Young Vic, LondonIvan Blackstock strikes gold with his mix of hip-hop and jazz choreography, but the underpinning story is weakDuring the 1920s and early 30s jazz had all the ubiquity and urban cool of contemporary hip-hop: it made international stars of

Memphis The Musical, Shaftesbury Theatre, review: 'roof-raising'

Beverley Knight excels in Memphis, a thrilling musical set in Segregation-era America, says Dominic Cavendish

Memphis, Shaftesbury Theatre

It's throwback week on the West End, with two very different shows recalling the darkest days of America's racial disharmony. But whereas The Scottsboro Boys shocks and satirises and has us choke on our own laughter, Memphis is content to be the feel-good

Memphis: The Musical review Beverley Knight shines in story of R&Bs explosion

Shaftesbury, LondonThe singer combines charisma and power alongside a Sinatra-like Killian Donnelly in this exciting take on a key moment in pop history Continue reading...

Review: Memphis the Musical (Shaftesbury Theatre)

'What it lacks in narrative subtlety it makes up for with a sound as rich as you're likely to hear on any West End stage'

Cutting Edge Musical Theatre In The Scottsboro Boys

If anyone required proof that musical theatre does not have to be fluffy and light, they need look no further than the works of John Kander and Fred Ebb.

Oh What a Lovely War - UK Tour

Joan Littlewood’s legendary musical has been revived to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War One. Originally produced by Joan Littlewood at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, Oh What A Lovely War is a satirical masterpiece which was made into a