There are few divas for whom you would queue an hour in the pouring rain for. Cynthia Erivo is one.
Boulevardier, scrivener and scourge of leading ladies who can’t play eight shows a week, Johnny Fox is a late convert to the separation of book from music and lyrics but after living in New York became beguiled by the idea the latter two can be enjoyed with a decent cocktail. He writes mostly about theatre, mostly in London, but is occasionally found in the back row of a chorus and has sung in Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House and on the soundtrack of a Monty Python movie.
New York writer/director Ben Rimalower loses his London virginity with two promising monologues not tightly tailored for British audiences.
The “silent witness” of the cabaret circuit returns.
Feinstein leavens his legendary devotion to show tunes with a magnificent slug of Sinatra
A shouty songbook show with a 1980s ‘Opportunity Knocks’ loser? Of hard rock? On a Sunday night? What did we do to deserve this?
Two iconic women who never made it to queen, played by one Aussie drag artist.
See her while you can. See her while she can.
Two Roxie Harts, two Velma Kellys, in just two stage-struck divas: Anita-Louise Combe and Tiffany Graves belt their “Hart” out while comparing notes on internet dating.
Forty-four years after the incident with the faulty plug and the hairdryer in Coronation Street, Anne Reid is still electrifying: in a cabaret set that places her firmly as one of the best raconteurs in the business.
Abetted by talented newcomers from ‘Dogfight’ and original cast members from ‘Oliver’, John Barr explores the range and the depth to be found in the life, and work, of Lionel Bart.