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Bad Cinderella review – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s chaotic musical hits Broadway
The infamous ‘costly mistake’ has made its way to the US and while hardly the revisionist take it aims to be, there’s some sprightly fun to be had

Lauren Mechling

24, Mar, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Parade review – resonant, beautifully performed Broadway revival
The Broadway transfer of the first major New York revival for the 1998 musical features luminous turns from Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond

Adrian Horton

17, Mar, 2023 @2:00 AM

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A Doll’s House review – Jessica Chastain captivates in minimalist revival
The Oscar winner makes for an exceptional Nora in a visually muted yet emotionally effective remount of Ibsen’s classic drama

Gloria Oladipo

10, Mar, 2023 @1:30 AM

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Playboy kings and gospel choirs: could my relationship survive Jesus Christ Superstar?
The 1973 film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera is a camp masterpiece. But how would it fare with someone who isn’t a musical aficionado?

Jenny Valentish

28, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘I will probably say no to Defying Gravity’: Broadway singalong bar Marie’s Crisis pops up in Melbourne
Musical theatre legends are known to visit the tiny venue to belt out showtunes with their fans – and now two of bar’s pianists are in Australia for three nights of big numbers

Tim Byrne

22, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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La La Land musical set to open on Broadway
Damien Chazelle’s Oscar-winning film will be transformed into a stage show featuring music from the same team

Benjamin Lee

07, Feb, 2023 @5:49 PM

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Suzan Lori-Parks: ‘Grief is an experience that has a lot of opportunity in it’
The Pulitzer prize-winning playwright discusses working through the pandemic and how to best utilise traumatic experiences

Gloria Oladipo in New York

07, Feb, 2023 @7:12 AM

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Pamela, A Love Story review – Pamela Anderson looks back in all innocence
Anderson comes across as a very likable personality in this elusive documentary that casts its eyes over her past life, mistakes and all

Peter Bradshaw

27, Jan, 2023 @8:01 AM

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‘It’s a hard time’: why are so many Broadway shows closing early?
A slew of well-reviewed productions have closed with poor ticket sales while blockbusters dominate the market

David Smith in Washington

14, Jan, 2023 @6:28 AM

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From Bad Cinderella to Life of Pi: the biggest Broadway shows of 2023
The year ahead on the Great White Way promises several high-profile revivals, an adaptation of Life of Pi and a Britney jukebox musical, among others

Adrian Horton

09, Jan, 2023 @8:11 AM

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Mr Saturday Night: A New Musical Comedy review – Billy Crystal’s still got it
Musical about an ageing TV star trying to revive his career has a slow-burn power that brings serious drama to the zinging comedy

Arifa Akbar

21, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘It’s kind of crazy there wasn’t one’: inside the new Museum of Broadway
A splashy museum in New York pays tribute to the city’s long relationship with theatre from West Side Story to Hamilton

David Smith in New York

18, Dec, 2022 @7:04 AM

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