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musical theatre

Northampton’s Royal and Derngate theatre has bolstered its production team as it prepares to expand its programme of home-grown work, particularly around musical theatre. The...

This year, there have been two slow-burn musical success stories on either side of the Atlantic. In the UK, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ Six is...

New work is the lifeblood of theatre, pushing our perceptions of the world in new directions and telling us fresh stories. But theatre’s bedrock...

In Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, Ko-Ko sings: "I've got a little list/Of society offenders/Who might well be underground/And never would be missed.” He...

Despite his high profile at home, the composer has been largely unknown outside his native Australia – until now. He talks to Mark Shenton...

Here it is: the top 10. Broadway critic and resident musical theatre expert Mark Shenton selects his favourite songs in the history of musical...

Just as Company’s Bobby is now being performed as Bobbie in the West End, the revising of gender roles – and other key aspects...

If you are a canny independent producer with a new commercial musical up your sleeve, maybe this is the year to put it on. Broadway musical offerings this...

Things are starting to get serious as our associate editor, Broadway critic and resident musical theatre expert Mark Shenton counts down his favourite 50...
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