Emily Barber is starring alongside Luke Evans and Penelope Wilton in award-winning playwright Marcelo Dos Santos’s new comedy play Backstairs Billy directed by Michael Grandage at the Duke of York's Theatre. We recently asked Emily some questions about her career and Backstairs Billy. Q: Can you tell us about your journey as an actress? Emily: Well, I always knew I wanted to perform. I was quite a shy child, so I found transforming into characters much more comforting than being … [Read more...]
London Theatre Interviews with Cast and Creatives
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Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and recording artist and author, Melissa Errico returns to Crazy Coqs on Monday, July 10th for a laughing night of backstage stories & Broadway dreams in her brand new concert, featuring jazz, swing, theatre and film music from her acclaimed albums, and stage roles. Melissa is a Tony Award-nominated Broadway star - an actor, singer and author - who as a musical theatre actress starred on Broadway in musicals ‘My Fair Lady’, ‘Anna Karenina’, ‘High Society’, … [Read more...]
It’s always a comforting pleasure to enter a rehearsal room and observe a devoted team of performers and creatives setting up their artistic endeavours. In this particular case, the endeavour is cutting and collecting maize as Pegasus Opera Company prepares for its double bill of The Six of Calais and Ruth - both written and composed by Philip Hagemann who has a long-standing association with Pegasus. The company is a particularly friendly and welcoming bunch with a noticeably diverse … [Read more...]
A brand-new adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s much loved The Wind in the Willows by award-winning children’s author Piers Torday (The Last Wild series) comes to Wilton’s this Christmas. Set in modern-day London the story starts in Hyde Park during the springtime, with the adventure unfolding as it moves along the Thames and through the seasons, ending back at Mole’s home in time for Christmas and carols - but only if Toad Hall can be saved from the weasels and their ferret and stoat … [Read more...]
South African Road Trip’s ‘Good Hope’ is a swinging and exuberant musical experience, including uplifting songs, sensitive songs, close harmony and invigorating dance and music. The cast, led by the accomplished men of the Khayelitsha United Mambazo Choir and four renowned female Xhosa singers, with musical accompaniment of two imposing South-African musicians, all hail from the Langa, Nyanga, Khayelitsha townships around Cape Town, and are conquering the world with their Xhosa songs, … [Read more...]