With online live streams and pre-recorded shows beaming straight into living rooms and onto all kinds of devices, we’re experiencing a whole new kind of theatre experience – often with the best seat in the house. One of the latest shows to grace our screens is Curve Leicester’s Sunset Boulevard In Concert – At Home.
Tag: Musical theatre
What’s it like going back to the theatre after lockdown? Musical Movies at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
[Press theatre tickets] Southampton's Mayflower Theatre has reopened its doors and is dipping its toes tentatively into the world of post-lockdown events.
Theatre Review | Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
It's time for my first theatre review of 2020, and I'm kicking off the new decade by heading Down Under with the dazzling cult hit Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at Southampton's Mayflower Theatre.
Theatre Review | Kinky Boots – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Ladies, gentlemen, and those who haven’t made their mind up yet…you are in for one hell of a ride! This is a production with both soul and sole.
Theatre Review | Avenue Q – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Many of us grew up watching puppets on screen who helped us to navigate the world and learn our ABCs. Now that we're adults, we're still learning, but there are seemingly no friendly, furry friends to offer advice and amusement.
Except...there are. And they live on Avenue Q!
Theatre Review | Matilda The Musical – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
The classic story has come to life, leaping from the page and onto the stage and bringing all the magic of Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake with it, and a few new treats to boot.
Theatre Review | WNO The Magic Flute – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Would you expect the opening scene of an opera to feature an enormous, monstrous lobster? Neither would I; but my latest trip to the theatre proved that there's a first time for everything!
Theatre Review | Annie – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Annie whisks you back to a time of uncertainty and hardship during America's Great Depression, but shares a story of hope, resilience, and optimism. You're bound to be grinning by the end: after all...you're never fully dressed without a smile.
Theatre Review | Jersey Boys – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Jersey Boys has swaggered onto the stage at Southampton's Mayflower Theatre, ready to transport us back to the sixties; to the heyday of classic rock ''n roll and the giants of the airwaves.
My top 10 theatre productions of 2018
2018 was my year of theatre. I don't think I've ever seen so many shows in my life! Here are 10 of my favourite (mainly regional) theatre productions from 2018.