PWOS presents Little Shop of Horrors

I was excited to head down to the Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks to catch the opening night ofPetts Wood Operatic Society’s production of Little Shop of Horrors, a real fun, feel-good show with great tunes. This is an interesting one for amateur groups, with challenging demands from the set and…

Puttin’ on the Ritz at the Churchill Theatre

I was thoroughly excited to head back to the glitz and glamour of the 1930s at the Churchill Theatre this week when I went to see Puttin’ on the Ritz. The touring show is a collection of songs from classic musical theatre shows, brought to life by professional singers and…

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…