Posts Tagged ‘theatre’

West End Show review: KINKY BOOTS

Sep 30 2015

If you are familiar with West End shows in London, you would agree that the performance standards are very high like in New York. When I heard that Broadway hit show Kinky Boots was going to open in London in 2015, I was very excited but at the same time I wasn’t sure what to expect from it.

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Taking the Kids to the Theatre in London

Sep 11 2014

My love of going to the theatre began at a young age having always been taken by my parents to the big ‘must see’ West End musicals of the day. Probably one of the first I saw, or at least one that has had a lasting impression on me to this day, was the 1972 production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at the Palace theatre and starring a then youthful Paul Nicholas in the lead role. I still have vivid images of that production as well as Michael Crawford in ‘Barnum’ a decade later.

I have carried on this tradition with my own children and living within close proximity to London’s West End we are truly spoiled for choice.

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Up & Down – brilliant new children’s theatre at London Picturehouse cinemas this half term

Oct 25 2013

Up & Down, the magical story of a penguin who dreams of flying and the boy who tries to help him fulfil his dreams, is being brought to life on stage this autumn across six London Picturehouse venues and there are still tickets available for half term – www.gagatheatre.co.uk

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