Thursday, 27 October 2016

Review: Motown the Musical - Shaftesbury Theatre


Since it arrived in the West End, I've been intrigued to see Motown, but being yet another jukebox musical, it was never quite at the top of my list.

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Sunday, 23 October 2016

Possibilities – Theatre N16


Possibilities is a short play by Jamal Chong examining the concept that there are an infinite number of routes and directions our lives could take, or perhaps even multiple versions of ourselves all playing out different possibilities simultaneously. More specifically, it takes a relationship between a young couple, played by Jamal Chong and Kate Gwynn, and presents scene after scene of endless possibilities for their relationship, from friendship, to a casual hook-up, through breakups, affairs and marriage.

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Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Miss Saigon Event - Singing Masterclass with Michael Xavier


A few weeks ago I was invited over to the Umbrella Rooms for a Singing Masterclass with Michael Xavier, in celebration of the upcoming release of Miss Saigon: The 25th Anniversary Performance on Blu-Ray & DVD on 24th October. 

The critically-acclaimed and hugely successful revival of Miss Saigon which landed in the West End in May 2014 was filmed in front of a live audience on its 25th anniversary performance at the Prince Edward Theatre. Having seen the stunning production myself back in 2014, I was very excited to be joining this Miss Saigon-themed masterclass.

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Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Review: Lily’s House – Cassandra Parkin


Upon the news of her grandmother’s death, Jen is forced to travel to the coast to sort out Lily’s affairs. Leaving her moping husband behind, Jen and her twelve-year-old daughter, Marianne, spend a couple of weeks at Lily’s house, a place that Jen hasn’t been since she cut off all ties from her grandmother years before. As Jen delves into piles of paperwork and Lily’s belongings, she begins to strip through layers and layers of truth, each time uncovering yet another mystery or secret to disentangle.

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Sunday, 9 October 2016

The Sunday Brunch Post, Episode XVII


These monthly posts seem to be coming around more and more quickly, and I always panic when I see them next on my schedule, frantically racking my brains for anything remotely interesting I might have done with my life over the past four weeks. Thankfully, September was a pretty busy and eventful one, so I can actually feel like these posts have a purpose for once! Plus, now that it's autumn I'm sure there will be lots of festive fun to rely on for the next few. 

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Monday, 3 October 2016

In the Heights – 1st Birthday & Interview with Gabriela Garcia


Following a short stint at Southwark Playhouse, In the Heights opened at King’s Cross Theatre on 3rd October last year. Although I had already seen it twice, I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to see it a third time, when invited to go along on Friday for an evening of celebrations for the show’s first birthday.
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