Category : Musical Theatre

Review: MT’s Little Shop of Horrors – emotional and enjoyable

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Little Shop of Horrors is the latest musical put on by the LUU Music Theatre Society, who prove yet again that they’re more than capable of putting on a fun, enjoyable, and impressive show. The musical follows two employees of Mister Mushnik’s Flower Shop, a failing business located in grimy, … Read More

T is for Trouble: the dark world of ticket touting

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After a petition against ticket touting picked up 80,000 signatures, Lucy Milburn tackles the thorny issue of touts: Ticket touting: the bane of every music/theatre/sports fan’s life. Sure, it can be a quick fix if you’re willing to splash out for those last-minute events, but industrial-level secondary ticketing is extremely … Read More

Review: The Rocky Horror Show – Stranger than Gail Platt‘s turtlenecks

2 years ago / 2 comments

It‘s not usual to be asked to hand over any water pistols or lighters as you enter the theatre, but this was no normal night at the Leeds Grand. This halloween saw The Rocky Horror Show come to Leeds, a whirlwind of gender blurring, B-movie spooky delights. With an infectious … Read More

‘Turning Thirty’ and ‘Confessions’ Review – a bargain night of entertainment

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Turning Thirty – A melting pot of comedy in many forms Disastrous relationships spiral out of control at a disastrous 30th birthday. Turning 30 joins Adam (Zac Cohen) as he prepares a birthday meal for his 3 colourful friends and nymphomaniac brother. Centrally, Turning 30 deals with addictions, ranging from Kardashians … Read More

10 years later why is ‘Wicked’ as popular as ever?

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The musical Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz, found its basis in Gregory Maguire’s novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (1995), an alternative telling of the plot explored within Frank Baum’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900). The protagonist … Read More