Grease, Stage Experience, The
New Alexandra Theatre: Forget Simon
Cowell and his PR machine telling us Britain’s got talent, just
switch off the telly and head off to the Alex and see real
talent in the flesh.
Footloose - the musical: The
New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham: The
story of Footloose seemed implausible when first tabled as a
film idea back in 1980 but to successful songwriter Den
Pitchford the idea had merit. Read
Mamma Mia! Birmingham
Hippodrome: What can you say! This is a
musical that takes the feel-good factor to new heights.
Chicago - The musical,
Wolverhampton Grand: What a cracker
of a show, and all that jazz, taking you on a sparkling trip
back to the Roaring Twenties
The Wedding Singer, Sutton
Arts Theatre: A fun show with a happy
ending, a young cast full of infectious enthusiasm, lively
songs, well sung to a fine band, all jam-packed with the
feel-good factor; so what's not to like?Read
The taming of the shrew,
Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Hippodrome:
So who said ballet can’t be fun?
Shakespeare’s celebrated comedy is a delightfully light-hearted
romp in the hands of Birmingham Royal Ballet
The Herbal Bed, Highbury
Theatre Centre, Sutton Coldfield: So did
Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna have it off with local
haberdasher Rafe Smith in her husband’s herb garden in
Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror
Show, Wolverhampton Grand: Like a
wickedly naughty, favourite uncle,
breezing in amid a swirl of mayhem, excitement and fun, happily leading
everyone astray, Rocky Horror is back in town.
Cymbeline is a play about power
and the need to have command at all times, no matter the risk.