With the coming of a new year comes new plans. It’s an opportunity to see what worked and what didn’t in the year just gone and from that, decide what it is you want to do with the year ahead. If you’re Andrew Lloyd Webber, then in 2012 you want to search for Jesus. It was over forty years ago that Andrew Lloyd Webber teamed up with lyricist Tim Rice to create Rock Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar which, after a lukewarm Broadway debut, opening in London’s West End to great critical acclaim. The … [Read more...]
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Unfortunately, as a result of ongoing social distancing restrictions due to the Covid pandemic, performances at UK venues have been suspended until 17th May 2021.
Before Christmas, I wrote a blog about the Jingle Balls cabaret night at the Delfont Room, making mention that it was the last cabaret of 2011. Well guess what, it’s not 2011 anymore. No, we’ve entered the grand old age of 2012, which means the start of an all-new cabaret season and, in celebration of this, I’ve listed my Top Three picks (in date order, not preference) for upcoming cabarets in these next few months: JANUARY - An Evening With Chris Passey and Friends Midlands-based musical … [Read more...]
If you’re a theatre fan – and by reading this, I’m assuming you are – then what are you going to do to see in 2012? New years are all about starting as you mean to go on and, if you have a love of theatre, you’re probably going to want to mark the occasion with some form of theatrical celebration. Perhaps you’ve drawn up a list of shows to see in 2012? Perhaps you’ve put in a bulk order for all the cast recordings and solo albums (from MT performers) that you didn’t find in the bottom of the … [Read more...]
The year of 2011 has reached its end. Now it’s disappeared into the ether of the past and will, from here on in, forever be relegated to the store-room of the world, alongside all the other years which have been and gone. As we pack 2011 into that big cardboard box though, we make sure all the loose ends are tied up so we can wrap it all with a big pretty bow: in the theatre world, that means end-of-year round-ups. So many critics, bloggers and theatre sites have gone down this route and I … [Read more...]
As 2011 comes to a close may I indulge in sharing what we have been up to during the past twelve months. First and foremost we make our living from selling theatre tickets and 2011 has resulted in ticket sales in excess of £1.6 million, which has filled quite a few seats in theatres primarily across the West End. Our London theatre APP has proved to be a popular success on both the Apple iSeries, and also on the Android mobile phones. I am always looking to improve the APP and we will be … [Read more...]