Tag Archives | Waterside Theatre Aylesbury

Ghost The Musical – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and Touring

Ghost The Musical continues at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and then tours until 29 April. Star rating: two stars ★ ★ ✩ ✩ ✩ Movie-to-stage adaptations work best when members of the creative team take the best qualities of the original and then have a very, very long think about how to bring the material […]

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Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and Touring

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story continues at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury until 11 March and then tours until 11 November. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ Twenty-eight years after its West End debut and 17 years on the road, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story comes to the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre. As its name suggests, the show follows […]

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Dreamboats and Petticoats – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and Touring

Dreamboats and Petticoats continues at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury until 25 February and then tours until 2 September. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Nostalgia for the ‘good old days’ played a rather influential role in the UK’s decision to tick the yes-to-Brexit box last year. The debate about whether those memories of post-war Britain […]

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Chicago – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and Touring

Chicago continues at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury until 16 July and then tours until 26 November 2016. Rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ goes the saying and it’s one that applies to this slick and sophisticated reinterpretation of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse’s Chicago […]

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Chaplin – The Charlie Chaplin Story – Aylesbury and Touring

Chaplin: The Charlie Chaplin Story was reviewed at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and continues touring until 24 July. Rating: two and a half stars There was enough drama in Charlie Chaplin’s life to create a lengthy mini-series, so perhaps it makes sense that the creators of this musical play (librettist Stuart Price and composer Jake […]

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The Sound of Music – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and Touring

The Sound of Music at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and touring until 22 October. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ It wasn’t long ago that I caught up with this touring production of the much-loved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical in Milton Keynes. Now the Bill Kenwright-produced show is on the road again, with several […]

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Tom – A Story of Tom Jones – The Musical – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

Tom – A Story of Tom Jones – The Musical continues at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury until 9 August and then tours until 4 June. Star rating: two stars ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ Twenty minutes into Tom – A Story of Tom Jones and it was time to check the front of the programme. Yes, the words ‘The Musical’ were […]

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Annie – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and Touring

Annie continues at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury until 19 March, then on tour until 11 June 2016. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ However cheesy and sentimental the story of little orphan Annie becomes in this much-loved musical, first on Broadway just under 40 years ago, the message that “the sun will come out […]

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