Saturday, October 23, 2021
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Obama greets the cast of Hamilton

“Helpless”: Whatever Happened to Maria Reynolds?

Fear not, those of us who were unable to afford tickets to Hamilton on Broadway – for the mere cost of selling your soul...

Eight LGBTQ+ Musical Theatre Songs to Listen to this Pride

As we face the prospect of another six months spent watching Star Wars and ‘sport’ (?) with heterosexual relatives, now more than ever we...

An unhealthy obsession? The cult of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Cats’

I must confess – I am quite obsessed with Cats. Not the animal, of course, but Andrew Lloyd Webber’s seminal 1981 musical and the 2019 film...

Preview: RENT

I wouldn’t consider myself the biggest fan of the 2005 film RENT. I know, I know – I’m a bad musical theatre fan. But I tried...

Preview: Hero-Man

How flawed are the moral dynamics in children’s superhero cartoons, and can we critique them through the medium of rock opera? These are the...

Review: Merrily We Roll Along at the Oxford Playhouse

Merrily We Roll Along begins with a bang – the peak of Franklin Shepard’s career as a Hollywood producer while he relaxes (and then enters...

Review: Chicago

Cecelia Wang reviews Jazz Hands Productions 'Chicago' at the Keble O'Reilly.

Interview: ‘How To Use A Washing Machine’

In the cosy nook of an Oxford hostelry is where Georgie Botham and Joe Davies brainstormed into existence ‘How To Use A Washing Machine’. Little did they know, in Oxford in 2018, that their newly penned and composed musical would also then progress to a national tour. Imogen Harter-Jones interviews them to find out about their experience.
A woman and man stand facing each other with a clock in the background.

Review: What Comes After – ‘one of the most effortlessly flowing...

Wonderful set design, music, and performance make for a beautiful new song cycle by Máth Roberts
Lola from Kinky boots centre stage with shoe models either side.

Review: Kinky Boots – ‘a poignant message amongst the glitter and...

This touring production of Cyndi Lauper's celebratory musical seems a fitting show for LGBT History Month