This new comedic musical is not just a dramatisation of the events of 1975, it is also an attempt to understand our maddening political culture.
Foot stomping songs and charismatic performances make the stage adaptation of the 1970s TV series a hit.
There is a great track record of musical theatre tackling political material. Bloom seems too afraid of its own subject material to truly tackle the issues.
Only in the past few years have the stories and experiences of trans people in Nazi Germany come to light.
Compared to the dopamine-fest of season one, Josh and Melissa’s situation in season two feels bleak.
Pop composer Burt Bacharach died on Feb. 8, 2023, at the age of 94. He left a legacy of classic songs beloved by generations.
Yet another adaptation of A Christmas Carol graces our screens, though its concerns are a world away from those of the Dickens original.
I’m happy again: A pandemic-induced move to virtual music theatre presents a paradigm shift for the genre, yet reveals surprising benefits in facilitating new access to music in community.
Today she is most recognised for roles in Mary Poppins or The Sound of Music, but Julie Andrews made her professional West End debut at the age of 12.
Most of Garland’s films are strikingly void of musical numbers that exist purely for their own sake. Her talents as an actor and singer would shape the movie musical for decades.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s famous musical has long inspired controversy for how it depicts the story of Jesus of Nazareth.
The Power of the Dog may have lead the pack when it came to nominations, but the big winner of the night was the understated CODA.
First staged in 2008, Shane Warne: The Musical is an overwhelmingly faithful rendering of Warne’s life, staging both his triumphs and his downfalls.
Adapting a stage musical to the big screen is never simple, and can often go disastrously wrong. Here’s our expert’s opinions on what works and what doesn’t.
Gangs have changed in the decades since ‘West Side Story’ first came out – they are deadlier, and their demographics are different – as are the means law enforcement use to control them.
In 2011, I established a Sondheim repertory theatre company. I didn’t expect his death to hit me as hard as it has.
A stage musical adaptation is just the newest addition to the cottage industry which is Round The Twist nostalgia.
The new film In The Heights draws on almost 100 years of movie musical choreography. Here are some highlights.
A formula found often in nature, many artists believe that following the golden ratio leads to the most aesthetically pleasing work. It can also accidentally turn up in musicals.
There are a host of stage musicals set for film adaptation in the coming year and they are sure to draw big