Musicals

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Andrew Lloyd Webber and Antonio Banderas team up for Spanish venture
Composer and actor launch theatre production company focusing on Spanish-speaking audiences

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

28, Jun, 2022 @2:37 PM

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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World review – superhero sisters
Rousing children’s musical provides a zippy guide to the great women of history that sets toes tapping and young minds alight

Arifa Akbar

27, Jun, 2022 @12:57 PM

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James Rado obituary
American actor, playwright and lyricist who co-wrote the 1960s hippy rock musical Hair

Michael Coveney

26, Jun, 2022 @3:18 PM

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That’s entertainment! Musicals lift spirits on London West End’s stages
Shows with a feelgood factor are boosting box-office takings

Dalya Alberge

26, Jun, 2022 @8:45 AM

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James Rado, co-creator of Broadway hit Hair, dies at 90
The award-winning writer, whose hit musical originally opened on Broadway in the late 60s, died in New York City of cardiorespiratory arrest

Benjamin Lee

22, Jun, 2022 @1:50 PM

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Playboy of the West Indies review – feelgood musical that fails to click
Birmingham Rep
This attempt to make Mustapha Matura’s adaptation of the classic drama into a calypso-laced entertainment has lost something in translation

Clare Brennan

19, Jun, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Playboy of the West Indies review – Caribbean caper with lots to love
This bright calypso musical, a feelgood reboot of Mustapha Matura’s play, features a tremendous cast and sweet duets

Mark Fisher

16, Jun, 2022 @10:31 AM

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‘A costly mistake’: Andrew Lloyd Webber booed as Cinderella closes in West End
Composer penned a letter read out at the final performance, praising ‘superb’ team but prompting criticism from some audience members

Chris Wiegand

13, Jun, 2022 @3:32 PM

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Tony awards 2022: the full list of winners
Find out who won what at Broadway’s biggest night of the year, where winners included Company, The Lehman Trilogy and A Strange Loop

13, Jun, 2022 @7:45 AM

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Tony awards 2022: Company and The Lehman Trilogy lead big night for Brits
Broadway transfers of West End shows were out in front at this year’s celebration of the best of New York theatre

Benjamin Lee in New York

13, Jun, 2022 @3:53 AM

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Tony! (The Tony Blair Rock Opera) review – Harry Hill puts the party into politics
Co-written by Hill and Steve Brown, this is a messy jamboree-bag of songs and silliness that pokes enjoyable fun at the messianic ex-PM

Ryan Gilbey

09, Jun, 2022 @9:52 AM

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‘I feel like I’ve got the best job in the world!’ – Amy Lennox, the knockout star of Cabaret
As a kid growing up in Aberdeen, she rebelled against singing. Now she’s proving sensational in the classic Weimar musical – but finds its present-day parallels chilling

Tshepo Mokoena

09, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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