Tag Archives | Emma Hatton

Evita at the Phoenix Theatre – exclusive production images

Musical Theatre Review’s official photographer Roy Tan has taken a selection of exclusive images of hit musical Evita which has returned to the West End. Presented by Bill Kenwright for a strictly limited 12-week season, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s multi award-winning musical continues at the Phoenix Theatre until 14 October. This year’s Eva is played […]

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Evita – Phoenix Theatre

Evita continues at the Phoenix Theatre, London until 14 October. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ After touring since January, the last and best Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice collaboration is settling in at the Phoenix for a strictly limited 12-week West End run and, like vintage wine, it improves with age. This […]

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Evita returns to the West End for limited season

Hit musical Evita is to make a return to visit to the West End to mark the 65th anniversary of the death of Eva Peron next month. Presented by Bill Kenwright for a strictly limited 12-week season, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s multi award-winning musical will play the Phoenix Theatre from 28 July until […]

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State Fair – London Musical Theatre Orchestra – Cadogan Hall

State Fair at the Cadogan Hall, London. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ A pre-concert announcement often signals something unfortunate but not in this instance! Conductor Freddie Tapner of the London Musical Theatre Orchestra (making its debut) told us that what we were about to hear was a concert version of the much-loved film State […]

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Songbird – Emma Hatton sings Eva Cassidy – Live At Zedel

Songbird – Emma Hatton sings Eva Cassidy at Live At Zedel, London. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ They had to put on an extra show for Wicked star Emma Hatton’s tribute to one of her great inspirations, the unforgettable Eva Cassidy, the American songstress who only became famous after her early death when […]

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Shoshana Bean – The Singers Lounge

Shoshana Bean at The Singers Lounge, London (future dates are 25/26 September and 2/3 October). Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Girl power ruled Shoshana Bean’s Sunday night musical theatre special at a sold-out Singers Lounge with the effervescent, chutzpah-loaded Broadway star surrounding herself with three of the West End’s finest, Eva […]

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More musical theatre stars lined up for new Live At Zédel

Further details have been announced of the musical theatre stars lined up to launch London’s new entertainment concept Live At Zédel. Artistic director in residence, American singer-songwriter Scott Alan, has added a number of acts to the autumn line-up alongside previously announced stars including Rachel Tucker, Shoshana Bean, Matt Cardle and Maria Friedman. Actress Evelyn Hoskins (Carrie), actress-turned-singer […]

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Wicked star Emma Hatton set to perform a solo Christmas cabaret

Emma Hatton, star of the West End production of Wicked, will be performing a solo gig at Kettner’s Soho for one night only, in a celebration of all things Christmas. The diminutive singer and actress, who has been praised for her portrayal of Elphaba, presents Merry Christmas, Darling at the acclaimed jazz venue on Romilly Street on Sunday 13 December. […]

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First look at Broadway’s Tom McGowan as The Wizard in Wicked

The first official London cast photographs have been released of Broadway star Tom McGowan as The Wizard in Wicked, the West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz.  Best known internationally as KACL Station Manager ‘Kenny Daly’ in more than 40 episodes of Frasier, opposite Kelsey Grammer, McGowan made his West End debut playing The Wizard at London’s Apollo Victoria […]

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Wicked – American actor Tom McGowan makes West End debut as The Wizard

Wicked, the award-winning musical that tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz, will welcome the American stage, television and film actor Tom McGowan to the role of The Wizard from Monday 21 September for a limited season until Saturday 12 March 2016. He will be making his West End debut. Tom McGowan has been […]

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Wicked Young Writers’ Award winners revealed – and show confirms new charity partnerships

The 2015 Wicked Young Writers’ Award today announced its winners during a ceremony involving 120 shortlisted finalists at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the multi award-winning classic musical Wicked.  Now in its fifth year, the award encourages young people aged 5–25 years old to use writing as a means of expressing themselves, celebrating the production’s themes and values of […]

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Wicked – actor Steven Pinder joins London production

Actor Steven Pinder, who is currently appearing in the record-breaking UK tour of Wicked, will join the London production as Doctor Dillamond from Monday 10 August until Saturday 19 September 2015. Philip Childs will play his final performance on Saturday 8 August. Steven Pinder is best remembered as Max Farnham in Phil Redmond’s Brookside, a […]

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Sunny Afternoon big winner at Olivier Awards 2015

The Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden was the setting for the 39th Laurence Olivier Awards. The star-studded event was hosted by Lenny Henry and sponsored by MasterCard, who rolled out the red carpet to welcome the great and the good from the West End theatre scene. The ceremony opened with music from Katie […]

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