Interview with Audrey Thayer

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Audrey Thayer is a programming Director at the Drayton Arms Theatre and we got to find out more about what the role involves and about her new production The Laundry: A play in two parts, by Nicole Palomba and Audrey Thayer, with sections lifted from Matryoshka by Brandon Force. The three contributing writers graduated from the same university, years... Read more »

Interview with Kieran Brown

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For our “Ask The Star” feature we got to spend some time with charismatic musical star Kieran Brown. Kieran has performed in many roles including Phantom of the Opera and Tick, tick….Boom! He also performs as part of the Barricade Boys vocal group. Currently starring in Titanic the Musical, we talked about changes in the... Read more »

Interview with Kristian Lavercombe

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Kristian Lavercombe is a Welsh-born actor and singer best known for playing Riff Raff in over 1,000 performances of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Described by the show's writer Richard O'Brien as "a fantastically talented Riff Raff". We managed to speak to Kristian for our Ask a Star feature while he is in Australia playing in... Read more »

Interview with Steph Parry

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Steph Parry is to take on the role of Dorothy Brock in the West End production of 42nd Street, the part currently being played by Lulu. Parry, who understudies for Brock, recently stepped in last minute to take on the lead role in Mamma Mia! down the road, making headlines in the process. 42nd Street is the revival production of... Read more »

Aladdin The Muscial

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Currently heading into a magical second year Disney’s hit 1992 animated film of the same name; Aladdin is playing at the prince Edward Theatre, London. We went to see the wonders instore with a trip to the musical that is perfect for family entertainment and introduction to Musicals for the youngsters! Aladdin, of course, feels... Read more »

Legally Blonde

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Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin's 2007 musical adaption of the hit 2001 comedy film, starring Reese Witherspoon, is in Wimbledon for the week as part of its second UK tour since the West End production closed in 2012. With a book by Heather Hach, Legally Blonde tells the story of heartbroken Elle Woods (Lucie Jones),... Read more »

Killer Joe

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Fourteen years before he won the Pulitzer Prize for August: Osage County, Tracy Letts made his playwriting debut with Killer Joe, a violent bite of Southern Gothic about a guy who hires a hitman to kill his mother (You may know it as a 2011 film starring Matthew McConaughey). This production at Trafalgar Studios sees Orlando... Read more »

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

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After a short run in Sheffield (19 performances), teenage drag-queen musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie sashayed into the West End last November and this sassy musical - a cross between Billy Elliot, Kinky Boots and Priscilla Queen Of The Desert has become a huge hit and I went to see why. Inspired by a real-life... Read more »