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Chicago at Liverpool Empire was Simply Perfect

Simply perfect! Last night we had the great pleasure of going to see the multi-award winning Chicago at the Liverpool Empire theatre as the show tours the country.  Sometimes I feel that when musicals tour you get a slightly watered down version of what has been on stage in London – not this time! For …

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Les Miserables UK Tour | Liverpool Empire

It’s fair to say I am a huge fan of Les Miserables. I’ve seen it at least five times on the stage, I’ve watched the musical film version the same amount and I’ve seen countless other adaptions. More recently I spent an afternoon watching the Staged Concert featuring an all-star cast including Michael Ball, Alfie …

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Beauty and the Beast at Rose Theatre, Kingston

Beauty and the Beast at Rose Theatre, Kingston, Christmas Production; 3 December 2021 – 3 January 2022 We were delighted to be able to return to the Rose Theatre’s Christmas production this year. Planned for 2020, and postponed due to the pandemic, the performance returned with even more energy this year, and the cast and …

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Review | Dreamgirls at Liverpool Empire

Never have I ever arrived at Liverpool Empire feeling more wiped out, worn down and totally lacking in festive spirit and sparkle.Arriving direct on the back of 2 twelve hour days, carrying the standard mental and emotional load that is seemingly the norm at this time of year, coupled with increasing covid confusion; I was …

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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World Musical | Review | Liverpool Playhouse

The musical Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World at the Liverpool Playhouse was absolutely amazing! It was joyous, fun, uplifting, we all had smiles on our faces from the moment we got in, until it finished 1hr 15 minutes later. BOOK IT! From the producer of SIX, this stage adaptation of suffragette descendent Kat …

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Grease the Musical with Peter Andre | Review

Last night I saw the latest production of ‘Grease’ at the Liverpool Empire. Over the last 30 years, I have seen Grease on stage a number times, so I’m aware of the difference between the musical and film, but each performance I’ve seen previously has been directed in a similar tone to the film. However, …

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& Juliet | Review | London’s Award-winning musical

Now, I am a fan of Shakespeare, a student of his plays right up to my dissertation on his romantic texts. I did not expect to like this musical. Why mess with the original? Did they not understand the true meaning of the tragedy? What were they thinking turning it into a tween romantic comedy! …

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Dolly Parton 9-5 Musical Review | The Liverpool Empire

A trip to the theatre is always a pleasure for me and the Empire staff have developed a quick, slick operation for checking tickets and passes pre-entry in these ongoing Covid-19 times. We were checked and seated in the beautiful Piano Bar in under 10 minutes and looking at the Christmas Market being set up …

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Magic Goes Wrong review | Liverpool Empire

Magic Goes Wrong has opened at the Liverpool Empire and can be seen at the Liverpool Empire until Saturday 11 September. Multi award-winning Mischief (The Play That Goes Wrong, BBC One’s The Goes Wrong Show) are back to the stage with their new show created with magic legends, Penn & Teller. Magic Goes Wrong is touring …

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Review | Hairspray UK Tour 2021 | Liverpool Empire

I’m writing this review of Hairspray the morning after the opening night of the Hairspray UK Tour at the Liverpool Empire and my cheeks are still hurting from smiling so much. It was AMAZING. In the words of my friend who came with me it was simply amazing to be back watching live theatre, watching …

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