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Musicals

The triple-threat of music, dance and drama and another staple of the London theatre scene. There are plenty of musicals on the West End, but it’s the Off West End where you’ll find the new stuff, so don’t be afraid to jump in!

Evita, Phoenix Theatre – Review

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Pros: Beautiful voices and some emotional scenes – this is a production where the women shine! Cons: A rushed plotline and poor sound design. It had been almost ten years since I last saw Evita, and with fond memories I was looking forward to seeing it again, at the Phoenix Theatre in London’s glitzy West End. With Wicked’s Emma Hatton following in the footsteps of Elaine Paige and taking on the leading role this was surely going to be a memorable production. ...

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Tommy, Theatre Royal Stratford East – Review

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Pros: The cast, the live music and the great use of integrated sign language. Cons: Pete Townshend – bloody good songwriter, questionable grasp on narrative structure. Ramps on the Moon is a long-term collaboration between a number of theatres and theatre companies, whose collective aim is to create shows that are accessible by and inclusive of people who are d/Deaf, disabled and visually impaired. In their latest outing, The Who’s 1969 rock opera Tommy is given a vigorous makeover that ...

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