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See Rock City & Other Destinations

This isn’t a traditional book musical, more of a dramatised song cycle – seven little stories, each set at a US tourist location though otherwise unconnected. 270 more words


REVIEW: The Homefront - The Union Theatre

Starring: Josh Maddison, Bruno Loxton, Alasdair James McLaughlin
Director/musical director: John Kristian
Associate director/percussion: Josh Haberfield

The Homefront is a show that really packs a punch. 509 more words

The Homefront

Mini-Review - Pacific Overtures - Union Theater

It’s hardly a secret that if you enjoy excellence, tickets to see musicals at the Union Theater are money well spent. This means that they’re often sold out nearly before they start, and thanks to a lack of attention on my part, I nearly missed seeing… 572 more words

Introducing A New British Musical, The Homefront

The new production of Miss Saigon shows us just how incredible – and popular – a well executed musical revival can be. But whilst there is no denying that the old favourites can offer a great night out, there are murmurings in stagey circles that there’s not enough new writing coming through. 420 more words


Frequently Asked Questions About Yellowface Casting

My previous post about yellowface casting, prompted by the current London revival of the Stephen Sondheim-John Weidman musical Pacific Overtures at the Union Theatre, seems to have hit a nerve. 1,682 more words


Thoughts About Pacific Overtures and Yellowface Casting

There’s a production of the Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman musical Pacific Overtures that just opened at the Union Theatre in London that apparently – at least according to… 811 more words


Pacific Overtures

The first time I saw this Sondheim show was English National Opera’s London premiere at one of the capital’s biggest theatres, the Coliseum. Now here I am 27 years later at the opposite end of the theatre scale at the tiny Union Theatre, which has just 2% of the Coli’s capacity. 447 more words