Category Reviews

‘Pinch Me Is This Real?’, Loserville, Garrick Theatre, 26/10/2012

It’s important to know what you’re getting when you go to see Elliot Davis and James Bourne’s new jukebox musical Loserville. It’s essentially a story for teenagers, about teenagers. Set in a high school in 1971, the musical tells the story of Michael Dork, a computer geek working on being the one to discover how to send and receive messages between […]

‘We’re Living in the Middle of the Ocean on a Rusting Box on Stilts!’ – SEALAND, Wilde Theatre, Berkshire, 24/072012

Have you ever looked at the current economic crisis and wanted to escape? Dreamt of running away to a safe haven? A Utopia? What if the search for your little slice of heaven took you to the middle of the ocean, completely abandoned, on an old oil rig? Last week I went to see SEALAND […]

‘Giving the Nation a New Syncopation’ – Ragtime, The Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, 25/05/2012

Picture a beautiful warm evening at the end of May, light from the sunset streaming through the leafy green trees of Regent’s Park. A perfect setting for theatre wouldn’t you agree? Under the leadership of Artistic Director Timothy Sheader, the Open Air Theatre has won the last three consecutive Olivier Awards for Best Musical Revival, […]

‘One Glass of Cider and She’s Anybody’s’ – Abigail’s Party, Wyndham’s Theatre, London, 21/05/2012

For a theatre fan, living in London truly is a blessing. Not only are you able to pick and choose from the best quality performances and productions in the world on iconic stages graced by some of theatre’s finest, but if you happen to miss something special, you can bet your bottom dollar that you’ll […]

Getting to Know You – diving into wordpress

Greetings theatre lovers, fans from Blogspot, and friends forced into coming to check this blog out. If you’re a returning reader, thanks for coming back. If you’re new to the world of Theatre Focus, welcome, let me introduce myself. Firstly some plugging. I implore you to go and check out Theatre Focus’s original site at […]