Tag Archives | Park Theatre

tick, tick… BOOM! – Park Theatre

tick, tick… BOOM! continues at the Park Theatre, London until 27 May. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ That Jonathan Larson created the multi award-winning Broadway musical Rent would be enough to secure his place in musical theatre history. The tragedy of his death, on the last day of rehearsals for the […]

Continue Reading ·

Tick, Tick…BOOM! at the Park Theatre – cast details

Full casting has been announced for Park Theatre’s production of tick, tick…BOOM!, the autobiographical rock musical that traces Jonathan Larson’s creation of his multi-award winning Rent. Taking on the central role of Jon, Chris Jenkins returns to Park Theatre following his appearance in 2016’s quadruple Offie (Off West End Theatre awards) nominated musical The Burnt Part […]

Continue Reading ·

tick, tick… BOOM! to feature in new Park season

Park Theatre’s new spring/summer 2017 season will include rock musical tick, tick… BOOM! by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Jonathan Larson (playing from 3-27 May 2017, press night is 10 May) . An aspiring composer questions his life choices on the eve of his 30th birthday in Larson’s autobiographical rock musical. His girlfriend wants to get married and move out […]

Continue Reading ·

This Little Life of Mine – Park Theatre

This Little Life of Mine continues at the Park Theatre, London until 29 October. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ This Little Life of Mine is a musical which takes the life of an ordinary couple, Izzy (Kate Batter) and Jonesy (James Robinson), and places it under a microscope. After recently moving into their […]

Continue Reading ·

This Little Life of Mine at the Park Theatre – meet the creative team

Michael Yale’s This Little Life of Mine, a contemporary musical about life in London will have its world premiere at the capital’s Park Theatre next month. Directed by Yale, who also wrote the book with music by Charlie Round-Turner, the show will run from 4-29 October. The small cast consists of Greg Barnett, who takes […]

Continue Reading ·

Interview – Matthew Iliffe – up and coming director of The Burnt Part Boys

Up and coming director MATTHEW ILIFFE has taken charge of the European premiere of the Off-Broadway hit musical The Burnt Part Boys at London’s Park90 until 3 September. Matthew, whose directing credits include last year’s production of Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Landor Theatre and Precious Little Talent (Gobstoppers Festival, The Albany) is also the co-founder of new writing […]

Continue Reading ·

The Burnt Part Boys – Park Theatre

The Burnt Part Boys continues at the Park Theatre, London until 3 September. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ The Burnt Part Boys takes a musical epic and brings it down in size for Park90’s intimate venue. The show relies largely on the audience’s imagination in picturing the mountain, forest, river and […]

Continue Reading ·

New musical drama This Little Life of Mine to be staged at Park Theatre

The world premiere of This Little Life of Mine will run at Park Theatre for a limited season from 4-29 October, with press night on 5 October.  This brand new musical drama, running as part of  Park90, is a story about the gulf between desire and reality. This Little Life of Mine speaks with honesty and candour to a generation spoiled for choice, and challenged […]

Continue Reading ·

The Burnt Part Boys receives European premiere at the Park Theatre

The Park Theatre will host the European premiere of Off-Broadway hit The Burnt Part Boys in August. The first musical to be staged in the venue’s Park90 space, the production will open on 10 August and will run until 3 September. A coming of age story set in rural West Virginia in 1962, the show has […]

Continue Reading ·

The Buskers Opera – Park Theatre

The Buskers Opera continues at the Park Theatre, London until 4 June. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ In 1728, John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera debuted. A satirical sideswipe at the political figures of the day, it was one of the nascent breed of operas that dropped the sung recitative between arias, […]

Continue Reading ·

The Buskers Opera at the Park Theatre – exclusive images

The Buskers Opera, a brand new musical from the pen of Dougal Irvine (Departure Lounge, The Snow Queen, Britain’s Got Bhangra), opens this week at the Park Theatre, playing until 4 June. In the cast are David Burt –the original revolutionary Enjolras in Les Misérables in 1985 – as Jeremiah Peachum, alongside comedian Simon Dylan-Kane (best known for regular appearances on Radio […]

Continue Reading ·

The Buskers Opera – relaxed performance and crowdfunding scheme

The producers of The Buskers Opera, a brand new musical by Dougal Irvine (Departure Lounge, Laila, Britain’s Got Bhangra) and Park Theatre have announced the first ever ‘relaxed’ performance at the Park Theatre, to take place on Thursday 2 June 2016. The producers of the show have launched a unique crowdfunding scheme in order help deliver […]

Continue Reading ·

The Buskers Opera at Park Theatre – George Maguire and Lauren Samuels cast

Casting has been revealed for The Buskers Opera, a brand new musical from the pen of Dougal Irvine (Departure Lounge, The Snow Queen, Britain’s Got Bhangra), which will open at Park Theatre on 28 April and play until 4 June, with a press night on 5 May. The Buskers Opera will star Olivier Award-winning George Maguire (Best Supporting Actor in a […]

Continue Reading ·

Rapunzel – Park Theatre

Rapunzel continues at the Park Theatre, London until 2 January 2016. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ This refreshing, original show is, I gather, part of a series of fairy tale reworkings set in a place called Waa which has a certain escapist affinity with Finsbury Park. My having not seen the others doesn’t […]

Continue Reading ·

Park Theatre season includes new Dougal Irvine musical The Buskers Opera

As Park Theatre enters its third year, artistic director Jez Bond has announced its new season of work will include the world premiere of brand new British musical The Buskers Opera by Dougal Irvine, providing a refreshingly innovative take on John Gay’s classic The Beggar’s Opera. Before touring the country, The Buskers Opera will play […]

Continue Reading ·

Rapunzel Christmas musical at the Park Theatre – Rolan Bell and Aretha Ayeh lead cast

Olivier Award nominee Rolan Bell (Memphis) and Aretha Ayeh (Love Me Tender) will head the cast of Rapunzel at London’s Park Theatre which opens in early December. The venue’s third in its popular series of Christmas shows will be directed by Jez Bond who also provides the production’s book, music and lyrics along with Mark […]

Continue Reading ·

Thérèse Raquin – Park Theatre

Thérèse Raquin continues at the Park Theatre, London, until 24 August. Emile Zola’s mucky, macabre tale of the adultery and murder that ‘human animals’ get up to midst the tea-and-dominoes pseudo-gentility atop a little haberdashery shop in late 19th century Paris makes for a mighty unusual musical. If you head for the friendly 200-seater Park Theatre […]

Continue Reading ·

Do I Hear a Waltz? – Park Theatre

Do I Hear A Waltz? continues at the Park Theatre, London, until 30 March. Watching the witty and charming end-product at the cosy 200-seater Park Theatre in Finsbury Park, it was hard to imagine that the birth of Do I Hear A Waltz? almost half a century ago was so beset by behind-the-scenes disharmony. With […]

Continue Reading ·
Copyright: Musical Theatre Review Ltd 2013. All rights reserved.