This is no bible-bashing gospel play! From missionaries in pink sequin jackets to Darth Vader and Yoda, The Book of Mormon is pure musical chaos – but it’s absolute genius at the same time.
Petticoats, pastel-coloured kitchens and Mr Sandman on the radio; from the opening scene, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Laura Wade’s newest play was set in America’s swinging 1950s. You would, however, be wrong.
It brings me great pleasure to put on my truly awful attempt at a New York accent and say, “gee buddy boy, this production really knocked it outa the park”.
Last night, we were given a wild, free and colourful welcoming into ‘The Age of Aquarius’ as Hair the Musical transported its audience to 1967 New York.
Stepping into Manchester’s Opera House, Motown the Musical instantly transports you back to the American age of music, culture, oppression and a looming war.
For a musical about a boy band, it is sisterhood that steals the show as the Take That musical comes to The Lowry this January.
Sun, sea and sangria is brought to Mancunians this week – and forecasts say this will last until the end of the week….
Lost Dog’s production of Juliet and Romeo is utterly sublime.
This Is Elvis is ‘One Night’ of countless flaws and missed opportunities, lacking any coherent narrative which makes it no more than a second-rate tribute show.
There’s nothing like a night at the theatre to take you on a rollercoaster ride of emotions. In this regard, Blood Brothers is arguably the Big Dipper of productions.
The classic tale Of Mice and Men has arrived at the Opera House – and it’s brought the novel’s emotion and beautifully-crafted characters with it.