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REVIEW | Shakespeare Triple Bill | Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal Ballet continue their exploration of Shakespeare with a triple bill that is innovatively choreographed by three outstanding choreographers that display Birmingham Royal Ballet’s phenomenal technique, skill and versatility. Choreographer Jessica Lang wanted to explore Shakespeare’s words, therefore drew upon his sonnets. She then pulled five sonnets that all have strong themes. The title of the…

REVIEW | Chicago | UK Tour

Inspired by the jazz music from the 20s, Chicago is a slick and saucy production that gives us an insight into the lives of the murderesses in the Cook County Jail. The Olivier and Tony award winning show is the second-longest running show to grace the Broadway stage. With murder a hot topic in the papers,…

REVIEW | Taming Of The Shrew | Birmingham Royal Ballet

There have been many adaptations and revivals of Shakespeare’s classics this year in commemoration of 400 years since his death. Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production of Taming Of The Shrew is magnificent, comedic and completely mesmerising. Elisha Willis, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s stunning dancer that originated David Bintley’s Cinderella, takes to the stage for the last time…

REVIEW | Cuttin’ It | UK Tour

Writer Charlene James has taken a stark look at female genital mutilation (FGM) and immersed that into a play about friendship, culture and the suffering young girls have to go through to become a woman. With three million girls undergoing some form of the FGM procedure, it is becoming a growing problem as over 500,000 women…

NEWS | West End Live 2016

The most exciting weekend for fans of London’s West End is merely a week away. West End Live – a free festival in Trafalgar Square that showcases the best of the West End, returns on the 18th and 19th of June. West End Live is my musical theatre highlight every year, as it gives everyone a…

REVIEW | Jane Eyre | Northern Ballet

Known for their powerful narrative performances, Northern Ballet have produced a gripping and sublimely choreographed production of Jane Eyre. In commemoration of 200 years since Charlotte Bronte’s birth, Northern Ballet have taken the iconic novel about love, independence and feminism and portrayed this excellently through ballet. Heightening the potency of the movement is the lighting,…