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First Once trailer featuring Ronan Keating released

4 Dec

The multi award winning musical Once has released their very first trailer featuring new Guy – Ronan Keating – and Jill Winternitz as Girl.

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Ronan joined the cast just under two weeks ago and has received some great reviews. Check out my views on his performance here.

Ronan Keating and Jill Winternitz as Guy and Girl will lead the cast in Once The Musical at the Phoenix Theatre until 21 March 2015.

 

Book your tickets for Once here: http://www.oncemusical.co.uk

For more info follow @OnceMusicalLDN and check out the show on Facebook.

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Ronan Keating’s Guy – a first verdict

25 Nov

Having a new lead join one of your favourite shows can be both exciting and a bit scary. I always try and approach change with an open mind. But I admit the news of Ronan Keating joining the West End cast of Once the musical had me worried.
Somehow it seemed wrong to have a “name” in this show – a former boyband member with no experience in theatre. So yes, when I sat down to watch the show I was expecting the worst. However, before I go into detail I am going to say overall I ended up being pleasantly surprised by Ronan Keating’s Guy.

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I enjoy the boyish charm he brings to the role. His Guy is sweet and undeniably cute – maybe almost too cute but that’s down to everyone’s personal preference. Ronan’s voice has a lovely tone – one I’ve always enjoyed – but personally I don’t think he has the vocal range to do all of the songs justice. Don’t get me wrong, I like hearing him sing and I appreciate he adapts the songs slightly to fit his voice. But “When your mind’s made up” has lost a bit of its magic with Guy singing very low-key and being almost drowned out by Billy (Tim Prottey-Jones) and the Bank Manager (Jamie Cameron). Ronan’s low-key version of “Falling Slowly” works to a certain extend but personally I miss the powerful higher notes. On the other hand I really enjoy his take on “Sleeping” and apart from the slightly cut notes at the end his “Leave” is nice to listen to. And now and then he will suddenly go for a wonderful and long note (“Falling Slowly” and “Falling Slowly reprise”) that makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up because it’s so intense and beautiful.

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As you can see his singing is a bit of a hit and miss in my opinion – there are some great and some not so great bits. The acting on the other hand is really interesting to watch and unlike any other Guy I’ve seen. Ronan’s Guy is a bit like a scared puppy – the character seems to have no self-confidence at all. This would never have worked for Declan Bennett’s or Arthur Darvill’s Guy but Ronan manages to pull it off. It’s a different take on the role and not one everyone will enjoy. But I like to see the shy Irish busker being bossed around by the little Czech Girl (played by the wonderful Jill Winternitz).

The one thing I enjoy immensely is Ronan’s natural Irish accent. It really gives the character that little extra something. I think Ronan generally has a wonderful talking voice – it’s very smooth and warm.

A few off-putting bits thanks to very keen Ronan Keating fans in the audience: Some loud cheers when Guy first appears on stage at the end of the pre-show and whooping when Guy takes off his trousers in the middle of act one – personally I don’t think either fits into the subtle show that Once is. But obviously that’s not something I’ll blame Ronan for.

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Ronan Keating will never be my favourite Guy and I’m not the biggest fan of his take on some of the songs. But I can assure everyone that he is not “wrecking” the show and he is not making it the “Ronan Keating One Man Show” either. It’s obvious how much he enjoys being in Once and I have to give him credit for taking on such a demanding role and pulling it off rather well after just a week in the show.
I think he still needs some time to settle into the role and once he does he will be a great addition to this show. Actually, to a certain extend he already is and I look forward to seeing him develop in the role in the months to come.

For more info on the show go to: http://www.oncemusical.co.uk/.

10 Questions with Tomas Wolstenholme

6 Oct

Tomas Wolstenholme trained on the Actor Musicianship program at Rose Bruford College. His credits whilst Training include Into the Woods, The Crucible, The Fall of the House of Usher (Musical Director), ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore and Swindlestock – A new Musical (Composer, MD). Tomas is making his professional debut in Once covering the parts of Emcee and Eamon.
Just after finishing his first full week performing in the show Tomas kindly took some time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions.

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For anyone who doesn’t know you: Can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you “ended up” in the world of theatre?
Hello! So, I’m 21 and like lots of other people my age I grew up doing amateur and fringe theatre as well as having music lessons through my teenage years. All this led to me making the decision to train as an actor at drama school – I started the Actor Musicianship course at Rose Bruford College in September of 2011 and graduated this summer. During my time at college I co-wrote and produced an Actor-Musician musical called, ‘Swindlestock’. Other interesting facts about me are that I speak Spanish fluently and can solve a Rubik’s cube in a minute (or there abouts). Also, my favourite food is peanut butter.

You are making your professional debut in Once. How does it feel to perform in London’s West End?
It’s still sinking in! Even after 8 shows this week I find myself constantly remembering where I am and how fortunate I am that I was given the chance at one of my dream jobs so early on in my career. I had so much support from the cast as well as my family and close friends, but that first show was terrifying! In one of the scene changes a guitar got knocked over, putting it completely out of tune – of course no one knew that until it got played (very loudly!) As you’d expect this sort of thing does happen in the show – but it’s rare. All the same, they have emergency guitar cover protocols in place and in that moment I remembered that this one was mine! As I started to play they turned down the other guitar and put mine up. It was dead exciting, I felt like doing a victory lap but I think I might have got told off.

Once requires its cast to not just sing and act but to play instruments as well. Do you enjoy this extra challenge? Which instruments do you play?
My first study is classical guitar – I also play piano, tuba, bass guitar, double bass, accordion, mandolin, and a bit of banjo. As with those smaller plucked instruments – if it’s got strings and a fret board – I’ll have a go! I don’t have a ukulele – but they’re a lot of fun. I think I want to try cello next… but we’ll see. It’s finding the time to practice all of them!

How can we picture rehearsals for a show like ‘Once?’ Do you learn to play the songs first then rehearse them with the rest of the cast scene by scene?
I rehearsed for 3 weeks before my first show. At the start it was just me and the resident director learning the ‘track’ (which is the outline for the whole show) for Emcee. Then I had separate ‘one on one’ sessions for movement and music. At the end of week one I did my first bit of rehearsals with the cast. I watched the show a few times that week and I also had the Friday off to go to my graduation ceremony at college, which was lovely! Weeks two and three were similar except they started to get members of the cast in to fill things out. On the Friday of week 3 I did my dress rehearsal with the full cast.

Once has a so-called ‘pre-show’ in which the cast perform a couple of songs while the audience is welcome to join them on stage and have a drink at the on stage bar. What do you think of this?
I LOVE the pre-show! It really sets the show apart from other ones in town, plus if you buy a drink you get a cool ‘Once’ cup! I have 3 in my house now. The only down side to it as a new cast member is that the rest of the company know about 25 numbers already, which meant that just when I thought I’d learnt the whole show I got handed another huge folder of music to memorize…

Unlike other West End shows Once doesn’t have big costume and set changes – it’s all about the story being told through music and words. Do you think this makes it harder for a show like Once to survive in the West End? What do you think of this way of story-telling?
I’m a big fan of storytelling using minimalistic set and props. When I first saw Once I never questioned where we were. Whether we were outside, in the pub, studio – within the context of the play or musical it’s so important to keep coming back to that music. For me it’s a guide, much like how Shakespeare uses rhythm and the pentameter to suggest how the character is feeling. I can’t speak for the people who created this show, but it seems to me that the whole idea of Once is centered around it. The choreography, the scene changes, the set, and the story itself. I think it’s harder to survive because the majority of people don’t know much about what to expect from a show like this until they get there.

What’s your favourite song in the show and why?
‘Gold’, I could sit with Jack (Beale) or David (Hunter) and happily sing it for hours. I love it because it is beautiful and simple. Once does that really well in the score and often the guitar parts aren’t insanely difficult but very precise in the larger scheme of things. In ‘Gold’ we’re all putting in our bit into the song and together the sound is so full and rich.

You are covering Emcee and Eamon in the show. Is there any other part you would like to have a go at?         
I want to have a go at Guy! It’s my absolute dream role at the moment and I’d love to one day have a crack at understudying him or maybe getting to do the real thing. For now though, I’m more than happy exactly where I am.

Ronan Keating is joining Once as Guy in November. Are you looking forward to having him in the show?
It’s gonna be crazy good, I think he’s going to nail it. Can’t wait to meet him and get to know him over the next 4 months.

Last question: Why should people go and see Once?
Once brings something unique to the table right from the offset, It’s an entertaining and beautiful evening like no other. The script is funny, charming and tragic, so come on down and lose yourself in the music.

Thank you Tomas!

Make sure to follow Tomas on Twitter @TDWolstenholme .

Book your tickets for Once here.

Photo Gallery: The Phoenix Collective and Declan Bennett at The Boogaloo

19 Jul

The Phoenix Collective (formed by members of the original London cast of Once the musical) and Declan Bennett got together at The Boogaloo on 12th July together with a number of other artists for an afternoon of music.

Here’s a little photo collection of the gig.

If you like good music I urge you to watch out for upcoming gigs of The Phoenix Collective. Check them out on Facebook and follow them on Twitter @Feenicksband .

 

Once at the Phoenix Theatre – There’s a new Guy in town

15 Jul

A lot of you will know that Once has a special place in my heart and is one of the shows in the West End I keep going back to again and again. I won’t deny that the Original London Cast are the reason I fell in love with the show – those guys and girls were truly special and I still miss them dearly.

However, in March 2014 a brand new cast took over (with a few familiar faces remaining in the show). After watching the show for the first time post cast change I was happy with the knowledge that Once was in save hands. And by now the new guys and girls have truly made the parts their own. Jill Winternitz took over as Girl in mid May and I loved her portrayal of the role from the start. Her Girl is cute but feisty and all around lovable. I have followed Jill’s career since I first saw her as Baby in Dirty Dancing and it’s great to see her in a show that gives her the chance to shine as an actress and singer (not to forget the piano playing which she handles effortlessly).

I wasn’t going to write another Once review mainly because everyone is probably tired of me going on about how wonderful this show is. However, on Saturday I was lucky enough to catch Jack Beale as Guy and I just had to share my thoughts on his performance. First of all, for me Declan Bennett will always be Guy. He was the first person I saw in the role and even though I haven’t seen a bad Guy yet Declan’s portrayal was the one that truly touched me. He was the one that made me cry as soon as he started singing simply because he put so many emotions into the songs. In short: I connected with Declan’s Guy like I did with no other Guy during my Once journey so far.

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I had heard good things about Jack’s Guy. There was talk about him being a bit like Declan – which both excited and worried me (I definitely didn’t want to see a wannabe Declan on stage). I soon discovered that there was no need to worry at all. The moment Jack stepped on stage I was gripped. Yes, his Guy has that certain scruffy vibe that Declan’s Guy had. But that’s were the similarities end. Jack is in no way a copy of any other Guy I’ve seen.

Jack’s portrayal of Guy is subtle and moving. He seems almost shy yet his Guy has a cheeky charm that makes you fall for him straight away. He blends in with the rest of the cast without ending up in the background. It’s a perfect mix of leading the cast without outshining your fellow cast members. His rendition of “Leave” and “Say it to me now” is hauntingly beautiful and if his “Falling slowly reprise” doesn’t make you cry I don’t know what else will.

Jack’s Guy truly develops throughout the show. He starts off as an insecure man who doesn’t know how to go on in life. With the help of Jill’s Girl he learns to believe in himself again. In my months of watching Once I have never seen anyone portray this journey so well-defined and believable. It is a true joy to watch Jack on stage. He is funny without playing the part for the laughs. He is emotional without being soppy. And he gives the songs his own stamp with his raw and mesmerising voice which for me is one of the most important things in the show.

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If you get the chance then please go and watch Jack’s performance in Once. You won’t be disappointed. And just in case you are wondering: Declan is still “my Guy” but he definitely has some strong competition from now on.

To find out about Jack’s upcoming Guy dates follow him on Twitter @JackjBeale .

Once at the Phoenix Theatre – New cast, April 2014

8 Apr

I went to see Once last week to check out the new cast. My love story with this simple, but simply gorgeous show started two years ago when I first saw the show on Broadway. I had no idea what to expect but the story of Guy and Girl falling in love over their shared passion for music just hooked me straight away. And since the show has transfered to London, the Phoenix Theatre is a place I visit often.

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The star of the show for me is definitely its beautiful music by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, closely followed by Zrinka Cvitesic’s Girl. Her feisty portrayal of the Czech immigrant single mum manages to keep just the right balance, using great comic timing but also showing vulnerability and emotions.

The new cast seems to be settling in well. Arthur Darvill’s Guy is completely different from his predecessor’s. His Guy is quite awkward and quirky and he uses a lot of comedy. He is a great musician and has a lovely voice, something that will probably come as a surprise to many people who will only know him from Dr Who, or as in my case, from Broadchurch.

He and Zrinka have already managed to build up a very strong chemistry, and the rest of the cast isn’t far behind.

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The thing I love about Once is that it allows a lot of individuality in terms of interpretations and like Arthur’s Guy, the almost entirely new ensemble couldn’t be more different from their predecessors if they tried, yet they still manage to find the essence of their characters.

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Standouts for me are Mathew Hamper’s Andre, who is quite young and very vulnerable, with him you feel like he really needs Barushka’s motherly care, Matthew Ganley’s Svec, who is absolutely hilarious and Daniel Healy’s Eamon, who sings my favourite pre-show song Chandler’s Wife brilliantly.

And of course there is Jez Unwin’s hilarious bank manager, who somehow manages to make Abandon in Bandon ever more ‘horrid’.

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Once is definitely not your show if you’re looking for a big spectacle, with huge sets and sparkly costumes, but if you’re willing to just sit back and watch a simple love story unfold in front of you, which is going to make you howl with laughter and tug at your heart strings, accompanied by absolutely gorgeous music, I dare you to find a better night out in London.

I really hope this beautiful show and its amazing leading lady are going to get the recognition they deserve at the Olivier’s this weekend.

Review by Sabrina Gombauld

For more info about the show visit http://www.oncemusical.co.uk, check out Facebook and follow @OnceMusicalLDN .

Once Social Media Call – 19th March 2014

20 Mar

Just like last year selected bloggers were invited to attend a special Social Media Call of Once at the Phoenix Theatre. On top of being treated to a couple of songs from the show there was also the chance to ask the cast questions in order to get more insight into what it is like to be a part of Once the musical.

Here are a few pictures and some very special clips of the brand new cast of Once, starring Arthur Darvill as Guy and Zrinka Cvitesic as Girl.
Thank you to my guest blogger for the day, Louise Marris.

To find out more about the show please visit http://www.oncemusical.co.uk/, follow @OnceMusicalLDN on Twitter and check out the show’s Facebook page.

And watch this space for the exclusive Q&A with the cast.

Say it  to me now – live

When your mind’s made up – live

If you want me – live

Falling slowly reprise – live 


Exclusive Photo Gallery

10 Questions with Robbie White

11 Mar

Robbie White trained at the Cardwell Theatre School and at Laine Theatre Arts college in Epsom. Since graduating he has been working around the world: Dreamworks – How to Train Your Dragon (Arena Spectacular World Tour), Chess (Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto), We Will Rock You (Original Stuttgart Cast), One Man’s Dreams (Disney Tokyo) and Flashdance (Original West End Cast). He reached the final of BBC1’s So You Think You Can Dance? but was unable to compete in the final show due to injury and therefore finished in 4th place.
Currently Robbie can be seen in Once at the Phoenix Theatre, London.

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What’s it like to be a part of Once in the West End?
It has been, and I hope will continue to be, an amazing experience. It’s a beautiful show to watch and I think an even more beautiful to be a part of. It treads a wonderful line between the realistic and the fantastic and combines humour with honesty in a way that is both enjoyable to watch and challenging to perform. Long story short, I love it!

You are covering different roles in the show. What is your favourite role to play and why?
My favourite role to cover is probably Svec, the drummer. He’s one of the most off the wall characters in the piece, with some great lines, funny moments and plenty of challenging music to play. I love all four of my cover roles for different reasons but Svec is the one I’m usually most excited about. I think because that character gives me the most freedom and choice in performance.

Which instruments do you play? Did you take lessons or did you teach yourself?
In the show I’m required to play piano, guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo, melodica, harmonica, and drums/cajon. I also play a little bit of cello, although not as well as I’d like to. I taught myself to play, starting with the piano, but in truth a lot of the instruments listed above are similar enough for the basic technique to stretch across a few, for example the piano technique crosses over to the melodica and the guitar technique is similar to that of the mandolin banjo and ukulele.

In 2010 you reached the final of BBC’s So you think you can dance. Do you miss dancing on stage now that you are in Once? Can you see yourself doing a show that focuses on dancing again someday?
I do miss dancing. I hope to be putting it back into practice in a video soon, and I still try to stay in shape. In truth my favourite thing about dancing was always performing my own choreography because I can tailor it to hide my technical flaws, so as much as I miss dancing I couldn’t imagine leaving Once to be a part of a dance ensemble. However if something exciting were to come up in the future I would jump at it!

Beside performing in Once you also write your own music. Tell me a bit about your latest song “Save what can be found” (which I think is fantastic by the way).
Thank you. “Save what can be found” is the first track I’ve ever released on my own and it was a real labour of love. I love songwriting, both for myself and for others, and I love performing my own music. I’ve decided to try to find interesting ways of playing my songs from now on, so for “Save what can be found” I play the drum part with my feet, which took a long time to figure out and nail down, but I love the idea of not only the music being interesting, but also the method of producing the music.

Can we expect more original songs from you soon? Maybe even an album?
You can expect lots more songs from me, and hopefully someday an album! I’d love to get my music out there but it seems to take me a long time to get anything I’m happy with!

You’ve just signed up for another year in Once. However, are there other shows you’d like to be part of in the future? What would be your dream role to play?
My dream role would be Mark in rent. I’ve loved the show ever since I saw it the first time when I was 8 and it’s been my dream role ever since. Either that or Galileo, based solely on my love of Queens music!

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
That’s a tricky one to answer as I never really have had a long-term plan but at the moment I would love to be writing, releasing and performing music for a living in ten years.

Is there anyone (performer, director, songwriter…) you’d love to work with at some point in your life?
I’m certain there are thousands I’d jump at the opportunity to work with, I love collaborating more than anything purely for the fact that there is always something new you can learn/steal. 🙂 I’d love to have a song writing session with Ingrid Michaelson though. I’ve loved every single song she’s ever released and I think we could make something great.

Last question: Why should people come and see Once?
I think purely because it’s a beautiful piece of theatre, touching story, wonderful music, talented cast. It’s got everything you could want from a musical (minus a big showy dance number) and it’s a really honest method of story telling. You can really lose yourself in it, and that’s what the theatre is all about.

Thank you Robbie for taking time out of your busy schedule for this interview.

Follow Robbie on Twitter @robbiewhite, check him out on Youtube and make sure you watch and listen to “Save what can be found”.

And don’t forget to book your tickets for Once.

Theatrical highlights of 2013

25 Dec

It’s that time of year again where I want to take a moment and name my theatrical highlights of the past 12 months. I know a lot of theatre websites and blogs publish their personal “best and worst” but I’ve decided to concentrate on the good things and not name and shame shows and such that were not to my taste.

So here goes, in no particular order. Lets start with my show highlights of 2013.

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Once the musical (Phoenix Theatre)

I admit I had been listening to the soundtrack for months before I first saw the West End production of this show and I kind of knew I was in for a treat when I stepped inside the Phoenix Theatre on a Saturday evening in March. However, I couldn’t have imagined this show would have such a huge impact on my theatre life. Once is by far the most beautiful thing I have seen on a stage for a long time. It’s such a sweet and simple show that touches your heart and soul. I have become a regular at the Phoenix Theatre over the past months and I intend to keep watching and supporting this show. Everyone involved in this production deserves the biggest round of applause for bringing Once to life in London’s West End. Thank you for some of the finest moments I’ve spent in a theatre this year.

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Sweeney Todd (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester)

This production was everything I hoped it would be and more. A brilliant cast and fantastic staging. This is the way a show like this should be presented to the audience. I was thrilled from start to end.

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The Curious Incident of the dog in the night-time (Apollo Theatre)

This play has been around for a while but it took me until this year to finally go and see it. Having read the book years ago I had no idea how it would be possible to transfer this story to the stage. To say I was amazed after my first visit would be an understatement. I left the theatre completely blown away by the staging, the set and the cast. I really hope this play has a future after the tragic events the other week (thoughts are with everyone affected).

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Bare (Greenwich Theatre)

I went to see this without knowing anything about the show except a few songs. It was one of those “So-and-so is in it so I’m going to see it” kind of visits. What can I say? I loved it. It made me laugh and it made me cry and I wish I could have seen it more than just once.

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Mojo (Harold Pinter Theatre)

I went to see this because I just couldn’t miss out on seeing this cast on stage together. It may not be the strongest play but it was one of my most memorable theatrical evenings of 2013 thanks to the wonderfully talented cast.

Obviously I have seen and enjoyed a lot more shows, some of which I’ve been watching again and again for years. But the five productions above are my stand outs of all new (at least for me) shows I’ve seen this year. Lets go on with my highlights when it comes to performers in 2013. Please note that I’m not only choosing from the list of performers I’ve seen for the first time in 2013. But I am only including performers I have seen on stage this year in one or more productions. Again, this list has no particular order.

Declan Bennett
He is currently playing Guy in Once the musical as well as doing gigs in London (and recently New York) now and then. I could seriously listen to Declan singing for hours. His voice makes my heart smile – as cliché as it may sound.

Heather Headley
For me this lady is a singing goddess, simple as that. I adore her voice and I loved seeing her on stage in The Bodyguard more times than I should possibly admit. I think she’s stunning through and through.

Ryan Molloy
I’ve been following Ryan’s career for the past 6 years and he still manages to amaze me. His voice is incredible and he is one of those people who were just born to be on stage. On top of that he is a wonderful person and I’m happy and proud to call myself a supporter.

Ben Wheeler
Ben has been a swing at Jersey Boys in London for the past six years. Not only is he by far my favourite Tommy DeVito, he has proven that he is one of the most talented and versatile performers this production has ever seen.

Jill Winternitz
I admit I’m not the biggest fan of Dirty Dancing the musical. However, I am a huge fan of this lovely lady. Jill is currently playing Baby in Dirty Dancing at the Piccadilly Theatre and she is one of the reason I find this production hugely enjoyable.

Stephen Ashfield
I haven’t listed The Book of Mormon in my show highlights of 2013 even though I did enjoy the show a lot. I am however a bit tired of the never-ending hype surrounding the production (good for them though, it’s always great to see a show selling well). And when I think about it the real highlight in this show is Stephen. In my eyes he is the star, he is what makes me want to go and see this show again at some point. I’ve been supporting Stephen for a few years now and I have loved him in every single show I’ve seen him in, from Jersey Boys to Legally Blonde, Boy meets Boy, Book of Mormon etc. Stephen is brilliant, full stop.

Ian McIntosh
He never really caught my eye in Rock of Ages. I remember seeing him on stage a few times but for me he didn’t stand out. Then I went and watched The Commitments and he happened to be playing Deco that evening. I was blown away! That voice is quite simply insane and I cannot praise his performance high enough. Ian is a future leading man, I’m absolutely sure of it.

Ben Whishaw
I’ve been dying to see Ben Whishaw on stage ever since I watched Perfume – Story of a Murderer ages ago. So as you can imagine this year has been a dream for me in that sense – Ben appearing in not just one but two plays in the West End. I loved him in Peter and Alice and I was completely stunned watching him in Mojo. It’s very rare to see such an incredibly talented actor on stage, someone who doesn’t just play his part but who seems to truly become the character he is playing.

Luke Treadaway
This man amazed me with his portrayal of Christopher Boone in Curious Incident of the dog in the night-time. His performance was so real and honest – I am still in awe just thinking about it.

And finally I’m adding a group of people to the list because I honestly can’t just name a few of them – these guys and girls are all stars:

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The cast of Once the musical
It’s very rare to see a cast that fits together so incredibly well. This group of people – all incredibly talented individuals – have come together and created something magical at the Phoenix Theatre. As much as I love Once as a show, I absolutely adore its cast and I cannot thank them enough for the music, the laughs and the tears. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

And that’s it everyone. There have been a lot more performers who have made me smile, laugh and generally filled my theatre-loving heart with joy. I could try and name them all but we’d still be here next year and I’m sure you all have better things to do than going through a list of names.

All that’s left to do now is to thank all of you for being interested in my blog. Thanks for reading and commenting and thanks for keeping in touch on Twitter. I do hope I have managed to provide at least a few half interesting reviews, interviews and such. I’ll try my best to keep you interested in 2014. I’ve got a few new shows on the agenda soon so there should be new reviews up in the not to far away future.
Please continue to comment and tweet. It’s always lovely to hear from fellow theatregoers and all you people working in the industry.

I hope each and everyone of you is having a wonderful Christmas. Enjoy the last days of 2013 and here’s to a great 2014 full of theatrical fun.

xx

West End Live 2013 – Photo Feature Part 2

24 Jun

Saturday 22nd June 2013

Once, Wicked, Billy Elliot, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Top Hat, Matilda, We will rock you, The Bodyguard, Jersey Boys, A Chorus Line, Rock of Ages