Review: Ruthless (Arts Theatre)

Reviewed by Emily Schofield 28th March 2018  Reviewer Rating: ★★★ After it’s successful Off-Broadway run, Ruthless! has made it’s West End debut at the Arts Theatre, and is “Born to Entertain” you in a hilarious, yet disturbing way. Ruthless! tells the tale of right year old Tina, who dreams of being a broadway star and … Continue reading Review: Ruthless (Arts Theatre)

Laura Pick: Life As Standby Elphaba

We spoke to Wicked UK's Standby Elphaba, Laura Pick to see what life as a standby is really like... TTH: For people that don't know the difference between an understudy/standby, can you explain? Laura: An understudy normally has a role within the ensemble. But a standby, especially in this instance is there purely to cover … Continue reading Laura Pick: Life As Standby Elphaba

Clare Halse: Dressing Room Essentials

We asked 42nd Street's leading lady Clare Halse her five dressing room essentials.... The Roller! Number one essential to roll out tired tapping muscles. I tend to get sore thighs because of the raked stage so this helps me out. Ahhhh, food. Absolutely must have my dressing room snacks such as, nuts, fruit, and biscuits to … Continue reading Clare Halse: Dressing Room Essentials

Willemijn Verkaik: Cambridge Theatre

Reviewed by Sophie Ross 31st July 2017 Reviewer Rating: ★★★★ Last night, Dutch singer/actress Willemijn Verkaik took to the Cambridge Theatre stage for her highly anticipated one night only show. Normally the home of West End show Matilda, the room filled with avid theatre goers as well as dedicated fans who had travelled far and wide … Continue reading Willemijn Verkaik: Cambridge Theatre

Rachel Tucker: Live At Zédel

Reviewed by Sophie Ross Reviewer rating: ★★★★★ Recently finishing as Elphaba in as part of Wicked UK's tenth anniversary cast, Rachel Tucker is back and better than ever. Kicking off this week at Live At Zédel with four shows of pre-tour warm-ups, we were lucky to nab a ticket to catch this leading lady on her sold … Continue reading Rachel Tucker: Live At Zédel

Review: Sister Act (New Victoria Theatre, Woking)

Reviewed by Sophie Ross Monday 20th March 2017 Reviewer rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Sister Act is back and better than ever. Directed by Craig Revel Horwood, it tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a nightclub singer played by XFactor winner Alexandra Burke. When becoming a witness to a murder committed by her lover, she … Continue reading Review: Sister Act (New Victoria Theatre, Woking)

Review: The Wild Party (The Other Palace)

Reviewed by Ksenya Gray Tuesday 21st February Reviewer rating:★ ★ ★ ★ The relaunch of St James Theatre as The Other Palace warranted a party and that’s exactly what it got.  Starting off the 2017 season under the Artistic Direction of Paul Taylor-Mills, Michael John LaChiusa's dark and dazzling jazz-age Broadway musical is brought to … Continue reading Review: The Wild Party (The Other Palace)

Review: Encore – NYMT’s 40th Birthday Gala (Adelphi Theatre)

Reviewed By Sophie Ross November 6th Reviewer rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ This year the National Youth Music Theatre turned 40 and to celebrate, the Adelphi Theatre hosted a one-off gala concert in their honour. Featuring performances from both past and present members with some of their most prestigious alumni in both the audience and guest … Continue reading Review: Encore – NYMT’s 40th Birthday Gala (Adelphi Theatre)

Review: Moby Dick (Union Theatre)

Reviewed by Sophie Ross Wednesday 26th October Reviewer rating: ★ ★ ★  The 25th anniversary revival of Moby Dick, hosted at the Union Theatre is an evening full of nothing but pure fun. As you enter the auditorium style space, you are greeted with gym benches and a strong feel of nostalgia as if you are back … Continue reading Review: Moby Dick (Union Theatre)

The Theatre Hub: Victoria Hamilton-Barritt

Victoria Hamilton-Barritt is known for playing a catalogue of roles over the last fifteen years. From starring in Gypsy, Saturday Night Fever, A Chorus Line and most recently In The Heights to name just a few, she's a vocal powerhouse who is about to take on a new and exciting role in Murder Ballad. Coming from a … Continue reading The Theatre Hub: Victoria Hamilton-Barritt