musical theatre

The last few months have seen a slew of UK premieres of previously unseen American musicals, from the massive Dreamgirls, which took 35 years...

1. Get the word out early Bringing an American musical to the British stage is a lot harder if it’s not very well known here. Hamilton,...

Winnie Holzman, who wrote the book of hit show Wicked, was also the creator of the ground-breaking television series My So-Called Life. Youthful rebellion,...

My musical Paper Hearts is set in a bookshop. It follows assistant Atticus Smith, a talented but lazy writer who lives through his novel’s...

Vocal experts have warned that the way singing is taught in drama schools is limiting the range of styles they can perform. It follows a...

We have been auditioning a lot lately at Chichester Festival Theatre. There’s nothing new there. The season has just kicked off and we have 11 plays and...

It is probably the most famous line in showbiz. The fearsome Julian Marsh, the abrasive Broadway director, towers over quivering chorine Peggy Sawyer and...

As the recording industry has changed beyond recognition over the last decade or so, pop performers have had to go on the road far...

English National Opera's ongoing flirtation with popular musicals began with a version of Sondheim's Sweeney Todd in 2015. This was followed last year by...
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