Theatre

Dirty Dancing – New Wimbledon Theatre Review

Daniel Bennifer September 27, 2016 12:15

Ready to kick off your dancing shoes, carry a watermelon and have the time of your life? Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage has returned and is embarking on a nationwide tour across the country. Having opened at the New Wimbledon Theatre last night, it’s a show that certainly doesn’t disappoint – and …

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Puppetry of the Penis comes to New Wimbledon Theatre next month

Daniel Bennifer September 12, 2016 15:35

Puppetry of the Penis will be coming to the New Wimbledon Theatre for one night only, on October 20, the producers behind the Vegas-based show have announced. Having been hosted in more than 35 countries and performed in 6 different languages, Puppetry of the Penis has now played to the bulk of the Western World, …

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Dirty Dancing comes to the New Wimbledon Theatre this month

Daniel Bennifer September 2, 2016 13:23

Are you ready to have the time of your life? Best dust of your dancing shoes, as the smash-hit showDirty Dancing opens at the New Wimbledon Theatre on September 26. The show, produced by Karl Sydow, Paul Elliot and Joy Entertainment in collaboration with Lionsgate and Magic Hour Productions brings the classic story to life …

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Dirty Dancing to tour the UK from September and through 2017

Lewis Roth August 25, 2016 18:10

The producers of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage have announced that starting from next month, the new production of the smash-hit show, will begin its nationwide tour. As it makes its way across the country throughout the next twelve months, the show will visit 34 different venues, offering theatregoers the “ultimate live …

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A gentleman and a scholar – An interview with Stephen Boxer

Vicky Edwards July 12, 2016 17:48

Having played everything from soap opera to Shakespeare, as well as appearing in movies such as The Iron Lady, Stephen Boxer is packing his suitcase and hitting the road with a new national tour of Shadowlands. Arguably one of the best plays ever written, Stephen plays Narnia creator C.S. Lewis and, he reckons, the story’s …

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The Rocky Horror Show – New Wimbledon Theatre Review

Daniel Bennifer March 1, 2016 13:50

Since its debut on stage more than forty years ago, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show has become a smash-hit musical phenomenon, with productions spanning across six continents. The new production of the show – touring the country throughout the year – promises to be a rite of passage for all theatergoers, leaving you wishing …

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The Old Vic announces second of its Variety Nights

Daniel Bennifer February 17, 2016 10:40

The Old Vic has announced that the second of its Variety Nights will take place on March 6, following the triumphant success of its first back in November. Tickets are on sale now; it has been confirmed. The event, which puts a contemporary twist on a nostalgic format, will welcome back comedian Mark Watson to …

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First look at Rory Keenan in Welcome Home, Captain Fox!

Daniel Bennifer February 12, 2016 13:25

Donmar Warehouse has released the first look at Rory Keenan in Welcome Home, Captain Fox! which begins previews on February 18 before officially opening on March 1. The new version of Jean Anouilh’s hit 1937 play Le Voyageur Sans Bagage by Anthony Weigh promises to be a “sparkling comedy of identity, lost and found.” The …

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream in rehearsals at Lyric Hammersmith

Daniel Bennifer February 10, 2016 15:43

The Lyric and Filter Theatre have released rehearsal photos of its forthcoming production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which begins previews on February 19 at the Lyric Hammersmith. The “riotous reinterpretation” of one of Shakespeare’s most renowned plays tells the classic tale of young lovers and warring fairies. It was last staged at the Lyric …

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Last Night A DJ Saved My Life – New Wimbledon Theatre Review

Daniel Bennifer February 4, 2016 19:25

There’s nothing quite like the theatre. It’s a place where creativity blossoms at its very finest, and new forms of entertainment are welcomed with open arms. The show we’re looking at today is a prime example of that. Last Night A DJ Saved My Life is a new musical starring David Hasselhoff, of Baywatch and …

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