Cheeky lyrics, tweet seating and flirty puppets: Avenue Q at …

Once again I find myself back at Avenue Q but this visit had a bit of a twist with Churchill Theatre’s first try at tweet seating! Usually phones are a major naughty no no in theatres but with a hilarious comedy musical like this one, tweeting live updates through the…

My week in theatre: 3rd to 9th August

Another busy week for me with another review, rehearsals and even a quick radio interview! To start off with, I began a new venture for my blog – #MusicalMondays. Each week I’m going to ask my followers a theatre related question and then create a blog post around it, celebrating all…

#MusicalMondays 10th August 2015

Sooo this was the day that I started my new job! Exciting times, so I thought I’d ask a career-related question in this week’s #MusicalMondays Follow Rochelle Bisson @rochellebalboa It’s #MusicalMondays time! I start my new job today so how about this… what’s your dream theatre job? This can be on…

See me, feel me: Tommy at the Greenwich Theatre

I’d heard good things about The Who’s Tommy and after a flurry of five star reviews I was excited to see the show at the Greenwich Theatre. Produced by Aria Entertainment, Tommy is a rock opera based on The Who’s 1969 double album of the same name. Tommy becomes deaf,…

Jukebox musicals: why Richard O’Brien is right but yet …

When I saw this tweet from The Stage yesterday it did bring a smile to my face. View image on Twitter Follow The Stage @TheStage Richard O’Brien: ‘Easy’ jukebox musicals may threaten genrehttp://bit.ly/1OL2kSZ  5:13 PM – 3 Aug 2015 1010 Retweets 1111 likes I won’t lie to you – I’m…

#MusicalMondays 3rd August

I have a new venture for my blog – an interactive weekly post! Bear with me but I think it could be fun. I want to see what people loved about musicals so much. Personally I love them – one song can make me feel every emotion under the sun…

My week in theatre: 27th July to 2nd August 2015

Well it has been a particularly busy week in theatreland for me! As I’m leaving my job next week I’ve been trying to use up my last few days of annual leave so I booked off Wednesday and Thursday purely for theatrical fun, yay! But first I had a rehearsal…

Mayhem’s As You Like It on nature’s beautiful …

There’s something beautiful about Shakespeare’s work but there’s something even more striking about his plays when they are set on nature’s stage. Mayhem Musical Theatre Company really brought some originality to As You Like It with a strong cast and a gorgeous setting for one of the Bard’s classics. As…

East is East at the Churchill Theatre

The JLP/Trafalgar Transformed production of East is East has already had an array of great reviews and as a newcomer to this story I was hoping it would live up to expectations on press night at the Churchill Theatre. East is East tells the story of a Salford family in…