Tag Archives | Hugh Maynard

The Color Purple – all-star cast to perform in one-off concert

An all-star West End cast will perform one night only concert version of The Color Purple at London’s Cadogan Hall on Sunday 21 May. The Color Purple tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. The […]

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Sweeney Todd – Derby Theatre and Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sweeney Todd continues at Derby Theatre until 22 October before transferring to Colchester’s Mercury Theatre where it will run from 26 October until 12 November. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ It’s not so many seasons since the former Derby Playhouse staged Sweeney Todd – and easily merited a five star rating. […]

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Derby and Colchester’s Sweeney Todd to open in late September

Derby Theatre and Mercury Theatre, Colchester’s new production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd is currently in rehearsal ahead of its opening later this month. The musical will play Derby Theatre from 30 September until 22 October before transferring to Colchester’s Mercury Theatre where it will run from 26 October until 12 November. Starring Hugh Maynard (Miss […]

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Miss Saigon – final London flight in February 2016

Cameron Mackintosh announced today that Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Miss Saigon will make its final London flight at the Prince Edward Theatre on Saturday 27 February 2016. Cameron Mackintosh said today: “I’m delighted to announce a final extension of my hugely successful new production of Miss Saigon at the Prince Edward Theatre. This record-breaking and award-winning production is […]

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CD Reviews – Love, Lies and Lyrics, Hugh Maynard and Sarah Cox

NICK WAKEHAM casts an eye over some of the latest CD releases. LOVE, LIES AND LYRICS – The words of Lesley Ross (SimG Records – SimGR-CD024) The latest cd from SimG Records celebrates the words of Lesley Ross, with music provided by Mark Aspinall, Matthew Brind, John-Victor, James Williams, Gounod and Tchaikovsky. For those who may not […]

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Hugh Maynard – Something Inside So Strong – London Hippodrome

Hugh Maynard launched his debut album Something Inside So Strong at the London Hippodrome. Star rating: 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ What a night! Something indeed was inspirationally strong at Hugh Maynard’s late-night launch for his debut solo album at the London Hippodrome. Currently starring as John in Miss Saigon, Maynard sang with such magnificence, power, emotion and nuance. It was an absolute […]

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Interview – Miss Saigon’s Hugh Maynard chats about his new solo album

Actor, singer and musician HUGH MAYNARD made his West End debut in Jesus Christ Superstar (the actor and singer was studying at Arts Ed when he got the call) and has gone on to play Simba in The Lion King as well as performing in the casts of Notre-Dame De Paris, Follies, Dancing in the Streets and […]

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Miss Saigon’s Hugh Maynard marks solo album with gig at London Hippodrome

Hugh Maynard, currently starring as John in Miss Saigon at the Prince Edward Theatre, is to mark the release of his eagerly awaited solo debut album Hugh Maynard – Something Inside So Strong, with an intimate concert supported by a four-piece band. As well as performing songs from the album, a vibrant collection of rock, soul and musical theatre numbers, […]

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West End Heroes – Dominion Theatre

West End Heroes 2014 was performed at the Dominion Theatre, London. Following the phenomenal success of West End Heroes last year, Dominion Theatre general manager David Pearson pulled out all the stops again to raise money for Help For Heroes who work to rehabilitate servicemen, women and their families who have suffered life-changing injuries in combat. Pearson […]

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