Shrek the Musical turns the mixed-up, topsy-turvy fairytale into an all-singing, all dancing musical comedy, with all our favourite characters, jokes, and storylines.
I was swept along by La Traviata and its sumptuous and sorrowful storyline.
A musical that masquerades as a pop concert, telling the stories of each of Henry VIII's six wives? I am THERE.
October was a manic month, with barely any time to write creatively due to plenty of theatre reviews and freelance projects....though I still managed to get a lot done too, somehow!
The English National Ballet has brought Manon to Southampton's Mayflower Theatre for just four days, before it heads to the London Coliseum in January. This production is rarely toured in the UK, and so this really is an exciting opportunity to see something different!
In keeping with the Halloween feel that comes with the end of October, an eerie, dark and unusual show has arrived in Southampton.
I'll be honest, I had no idea what to expect when I sat down in the theatre, but I found myself partying, laughing and even shedding a few more tears than planned at a surprisingly emotional ending.
Showing in Southampton until the 13th of October, The Unreturning explores what it really means for soldiers to return home after combat, and how the fight continues once they enter their own homes.
It is April 1968, and one great man is about to meet his maker much sooner than expected.
Fierce, funny, fiery and fervent, and fusing the ancient and the modern, Bullish is brilliant; it grabs gender fluidity and definitions, and identity by the horns.