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Over dinner last week, a friend asked: “How do so many bad musicals get produced?”. We had been talking about the UK’s lamentable performance...

Yesterday marked the 31st anniversary of one of the most infamous moments in musical theatre history. On May 15, 1988, the big-budget Broadway production of Stephen...

The National Theatre seems to have suffered a series of mishaps recently. Last week's press night for Saint George and the Dragon finally went...

Lyricist Don Black has revealed that he and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber are reworking the musical Stephen Ward after its failure in the West...

This week's closure of I Can't Sing, the X-Factor musical, makes it one of the biggest failures in West End history. As the most anticipated...

This Saturday Viva Forever! closes at London's Piccadilly Theatre. Few recent shows have received the post-opening media onslaught that this one did. But, while it...

Why is it that musicals frequently get treated without the proper respect they deserve? No other art form suffers from the stigma musicals often have...
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