Musical Theatre

Finborough hosts UK premiere of Jerry Herman's Grand Tour
By Theo Bosanquet · 6 Oct 2014

The production reunites producer Danielle Tarento and director Thom Southerland

Alexander Hanson: 'If you do too many musicals, that's all you can do'
By Theo Bosanquet · 25 Sep 2014

The actor has swapped the West End stage for the Rose Theatre, Kingston, where he stars in a revival of Alan Bennett's double-bill Single Spies

Exclusive: Historic pie and mash shop to host site-specific Sweeney Todd
By Theo Bosanquet · 3 Sep 2014

Producers describe the project, which was funded through Kickstarter, as 'a long-held dream'

Hadley Fraser and Caroline Sheen star in new musical Before After
By Editorial Staff · 1 Sep 2014

The show will premiere in a workshop performance later this month

The Factory (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 15 Aug 2014

This show, part of the NZ at Edinburgh season, is billed as a 'big-hearted musical with all the soul of the South Pacific'

Siddhartha, the Musical (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Kieran Johnson · 12 Aug 2014

Making its UK debut, this Italian production follows the story of young Prince Siddhartha after he discovers the reality of life outside his palace

UCAS (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Kieran Johnson · 12 Aug 2014

A promising storyline does nothing to help this new musical

Michael Coveney: Carousel turns for Mary Rodgers, Arts Council cuts both ways
By Michael Coveney · 3 Jul 2014

The daughter of Richard Rodgers, who died last week, was a noted composer in her own right

Michael Coveney: Made in Dagenham strikes a chord; Tim Crouch weighs art against life; RIP David MacLennan
By Michael Coveney · 19 Jun 2014

The screen-to-stage musical continues a long tradition of industrial action as a subject for theatre

Guest Blog: Is it a musical, or a play with songs? And does it matter?
By Che Walker · 12 Jun 2014

As Klook's Last Stand opens at the Park Theatre, its writer Che Walker reflects on the difficulties of categorising shows with music (or should that be musical shows?)