News: Come From Away extends in the West End

As hit musical Come From Away celebrates its 300th performance and 300,000th visitor in the UK, the Olivier Award-winning “Best New Musical” announces that it will further extend its hugely successful run in the West End until 23 May 2020. This joyous musical tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded air passengers during the... Continue Reading →

News: Come From Away to open in China in 2020

Global success story, Come From Away will open in its first non-English speaking country with producers Junkyard Dog Productions, Rodney Rigby and ACOrange today announcing a China tour for 2020. The critically acclaimed musical will open at SAIC-Shanghai Culture Square on 8 May 2020 for a limited engagement, with further cities in China to be... Continue Reading →

The month ahead: June

It seems crazy that we're in June already - the year may be flying by but summer is finally here (at least until the rain arrives in a day or two's time). I'll be spending the long, warm nights wisely - at the theatre. Here are the shows I'll be seeing this month. The month... Continue Reading →

World Theatre Day – Top Theatre Picks

It’s World Theatre Day, the best day of the year (unless you don’t like theatre, in which case you’re probably reading the wrong blog). Over the years I’ve seen some great theatre, and some not so great, but today I thought I’d celebrate some of the best plays and musicals I’ve been lucky enough to... Continue Reading →

Olivier Awards: Predictions

With the WhatsOnStage Awards over, all eyes now turn to the Olivier Awards in April, which celebrate the very best theatre productions from the past year. The nominations are due to be announced later today, and in the meantime here are some of the shows I hope are featured in the shortlist: Plays The Inheritance... Continue Reading →

Review: Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre

While many of us no doubt recall the terrible events of 9/11, the chances are we’ve never heard of the remote Newfoundland town of Gander, which played a crucial role in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks. That’s set to change with the arrival of musical Come From Away, now playing at London's Phoenix Theatre.... Continue Reading →

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