London Theatre News

Zoe Wanamaker in Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party opens 18 January 2018

It has been announced that Ian Rickson's revival of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party will open at the Harold Pinter Theatre on Thursday 18 January 2018, following public previews from Tuesday 9 January.
Stanley lodges in the seaside boarding house owned by Meg and Petey Boles. One day his peaceful existance is threatened by the arrival of mysterious strangers Goldberg and McCann who organise a birthday party - except Stanley insists it is not his birthday...
The cast for this revival will feature Zoe Wanamaker along with Toby Jones and Stephen Mangan and will be directed by Ian Rickson.
The Birthday Party is scheduled to play a three month season at the Harold Pinter Theatre up to Saturday 14 April 2018.

Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom opens 11 April 2018

It has been announced that Drew McOnie's stage musical production of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom will open at London's Piccadilly Theatre on Wednesday 11 April 2018, following public previews from Friday 16 March.
Based on the Baz Luhrmann's 1992 multi-award-winning film, this stage musical tells the inspiring story of Scott Hastings - a championship ballroom dancer who defies all the rules and follows his heart, not only to find his true calling but also his true love. Featuring all the hit songs from the movie including Love Is In The Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time along with a number of new songs.
This production, which is directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie, comes into London's West End following a successful Christmas season last year at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds.
Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom is currently booking at the Piccadilly Theatre up to Saturday 14 July 2018.

"Beautiful Funny Impossible" La Soirée returns 1 December 2018

The hit cabaret show La Soirée returns to London for a Christmas and New Year holiday season at the Aldwych Theatre opening on Friday 1 December 2017, following public previews from Friday 24 November.
Returning to London for it's fifth season since it was first staged at the Big Top Tent on London's Southbank in 2010, this show promises to once again amaze audiences with it's heady cocktail of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety in an inspirational night of live entertainment.
When this production was originally seen in London Brian Logan in The Guardian exclaimed: "Beautiful. Funny. Impossible. La Soiree's triumph is that there's not a single moment when one, two or all three of those terms don't apply" while Charles Spencer in The Daily Telegraph wrote that "frankly, good nights out don't come much better... mixing good humour and glamour with a thrilling frisson of danger, La Soiree offers a wonderfully warm and welcoming refuge from the cold, scary world outside."
This show is recommended for ages 18 and above - but for the first time, as part of the show's run, a special 'family-friendly, fun and daring hour-long show for cabaret fans of all ages from 8 to 80' is being presented under the title La Petite Soirée which take place at 3.00pm on Saturdays and selected days during the Christmas holidays.
La Soirée will play a two month season at the Aldwych Theatre up to Saturday 3 February 2018.

Christian Slater in Glengarry Glen Ross opens 9 November 2018

Sam Yates' major revival of David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross starring Christian Slater opens at the Playhouse Theatre on Thursday 9 November 2018, following public previews from Thursday 26 October.
Lie, Cheat, Steal... All in a day's work. David Mamet's modern classic is set in an office of cut-throat Chicago salesmen. Pitched in competition against each other, they will do anything, legal or otherwise, to sell the most real estate. In this world of high stakes and hard sell, the mantra is simple: close the deal and you've won a Cadillac; blow the lead and you're f***d.
The cast features Christian Slater as 'Ricky Roma' long with Robert Glenister, Kris Marshall, Stanley Townsend and Don Warrington.
Glengarry Glen Ross will play a three month season up to Saturday 3 February 2018.

Five Guys Named Moe extends over Christmas and New Year

Clarke Peters' revival of the musical Five Guys Named Moe - which opens at London's 'pop-up' Marble Arch Theatre on Thursday 14 August 2017 - has announced a three month extension over the Christmas and New Year holiday period, up to 17 February 2018.
Nomax's girl has walked out on him and he's got the blues. As he sits in his apartment drinking with the radio playing, suddenly five 'Moes' - Big Moe, Little Moe, No Moe, Eat Moe and Four-Eyed Moe - all appear from out of the radio to tell him about life and women... all to the soundtrack of forties saxophonist and singer Louis Jordan's music.
This production is performed 'in-the-round' in a specially built theatre which is located next to Marble Arch in central London.
Five Guys Named Moe will play for an extended season up to 17 February 2018.

Suranne Jones and Jason Watkins in Frozen opens 21 February 2018

Jonathan Munby's revival of Bryony Lavery's play Frozen opens at the Haymarket Theatre on Wednesday 21 February 2018, following public preview from Friday 9 February.
One sunny evening, 10-year-old Rhoda goes missing. Her mother, Nancy, retreats into a state of frozen hope. Agnetha, an American academic comes to England to research a thesis Serial Killing - a forgivable act? Then there's Ralph, a loner with a bit of previous who's looking for some distraction... Drawn together by horrific circumstances, these three embark upon a long dark journey which finally curves upward into the light.
The cast for this revival, which is directed by Jonathan Munby, features Suranne Jones and Jason Watkins.
Frozen will play a 12-week season up to Saturday 5 May 2018.

Bat Out Of Hell "to return to London in 2018"

After completing a successful and extended 14 week summer season this year at the London Coliseum, it has been confirmed that Jay Scheib's production of Bat out of Hell will return to London during 2018 - with dates, venue and casting all to be announced.
Based on Meat Loaf's most famous album, the musical follows the eternally young Strat and his wild gang, The Lost, as they roam the streets of post-apocalyptic Obsidian, ruled by the tyrannical Falco. When Strat falls in love with Falco’s daughter, Raven, he sets out to rescue her in a full throttle tale of teenage love, youthful rebellion and living the rock‘n’roll dream.
When this production was seen earlier this year Neil Norman in the Daily Express said it was "rock'n'roll in extremis... the songs hold up and there is a pleasurable kick of familiarity" while Ann Treneman in the Times highlighted that the music "remains epic... it's all revved up, with some place to go. Vroom!"

Apologia: "stinging dialogue and sparky performances"

Jamie Lloyd's production of Alexi Kaye Campbell's play Apologia starring Stockard Channing opened at London's Trafalgar Studios on Thursday 3 August 2017.
Kristin Miller is a firebrand liberal matriarch and eminent art historian. But then a birthday gathering that should be a cause for celebration brings cracks in her family relationships to the surface with the recent publication of her memoir which detail a background of left-wing Sixties politics, and European intellectual bohemia, but fails to mention her children. When her son decides to challenge her version of their lives, the cost of her devotion to art and to her principles starts to emerge.
The cast features Stockard Channing as 'Kristin Miller' along with Freema Agyeman, Desmond Barrit, Laura Carmichael and Joseph Millson.
When this production opened Neil Norman in the Daily Express praised the "stinging dialogue and sparky performances" adding that "director Jamie Lloyd delivers a satisfyingly bumpy ride and it is hard to take your eyes off Stockard Channing." In the London Evening Standard Henry Hitchings noted how the production "has a satisfying vividness. With Stockard Channing at the heart of all its richest moments, it has plenty of bite and some big laughs."
Apologia continues at the Trafalgar Studio 1 up to Saturday 18 November 2017.

William Peter Blatty's Exorcist opens 20 October 2018

John Pielmeier's stage adapation of William Peter Blatty's novel Exorcist opens in London at the Phoenix Theatre on Friday 20 October 2017.
When the medical profession fails to provide answers to young Regan’s strange symptoms, her desperate mother Chris turns to a local priest for help. But before Father Damien can tackle what's before him, he must overcome his own shaken beliefs, as this fight is for more than just one girl's soul...
William Peter Blatty's best-selling novel - based on true events - is perhaps best-known for the 1973 movie adaptation which won two Oscars. This stage adaptation, directed by Sean Mathias, transfers to London's West End following a successful season at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in November 2016. Casting for the London run is to be announced.
Exorcist will have a five month run up to Saturday 10 March 2018.

Craig Revel Horwood stars as Miss Hannigan in Annie from 18 September 2017

It has been announced that Craig Revel Horwood will take over the role of Miss Hannigan in Nikolai Foster’s revival production of the musical Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre from Monday 18 September 2017.
Although now best known for being a choreographer and a judge on TV' Strictly Come Dancing, Craig Revel Horwood has previously performed in a number of West End show. He also performed the role 'Miss Hannigan' in Nikolai Foster’s original 2015 touring production of Annie.
Craig Revel Horwood is scheduled to play the role up to Sunday 26 November 2017. Please note that he will not be performing on Saturdays, and other selected dates.
Miranda Hart, who originated the role of 'Miss Hannigan' in this West End revival when it opened in June 2017, will play her last performance on Sunday 17 September 2017.
The musical Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre is currently booking up to Sunday 18 February 2018.

Jeremy Irons in Long Day's Journey Into Night opens 6 February 2018

It has been announced that Richard Eyre's revival of Eugene O'Neill's play Long Day's Journey into Night starring Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville - previously seen in March 2016 at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre - will transfer London's Wyndham's Theatre on Tuesday 6 February 2018, following public previews from Saturday 27 January.
"The past is the present, isn't it? It's the future, too." Set in August 1912, Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece unfolds over one long summer's day in the life of the troubled Tyrone family - James and Mary Tyrone and their sons, Jamie and Edmund. An extraordinary psychological epic, centring around the Mother's painful decline into morphine addiction, with all four family members battle their demons, their pasts, and one another in four extraordinary personal struggles as the family disintegrates into physical and spiritual ruin. Hailed as one of the finest plays in the history of American theatre.
Long Day's Journey Into Night will play for a limited three month season up to Saturday 7 April 2018.

Rhys Ifans in A Christmas Carol opens 29 November 2017

Jack Thorne's new stage adapation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol starring Rhys Ifans will open at London's Old Vic Theatre on Wednesday 29 November 2017, following public previews from Saturday 18 November.
On a bitter Christmas Eve night a cold-hearted miser is visited by four ghosts. Transported to worlds past, present and future, Ebenezer Scrooge witnesses what a lifetime of fear and selfishness has led to and sees with fresh eyes the lonely life he has built for himself. Can Ebenezer be saved before it's too late?
Directed by Matthew Warchus, this new production features Rhys Ifans as 'Ebenezer Scrooge' and promises to be an uplifting family show suitable for ages 11 and above.
A Christmas Carol will play for a limited nine week holiday season up to Saturday 20 January 2018.

Derren Brown's 'greatest hits' show Undergound opens 11 September 2017

It has been announced that the illusionist and mentalist Derren Brown will bring his 'greatest hits' stage show Underground to London's Playhouse Theatre for a five week season from Monday 11 September 2017.
Featuring the 'best bits' from Derren Brown's previous West End stage shows from the last 14 years, this live stage show once again promises to be a spell-binding experience of magical genius and epic showmanship. Devised and performed by Derren Brown and directed by Andrew O'Connor and Andy Nyman.
Derren Brown's Undergound will run at the Playhouse Theatre up to Saturday 14 October 2017.

James Graham's "super, soaraway smash" Ink to transfer to West End 19 September 2017

It has been confirmed that, following an acclaimed sold-old season at the Almeida Theatre in North London, Rupert Goold's production of James Graham's new play Ink will transfer to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre on Tuesday 19 September 2017, following public previews from Saturday 9 September.
Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. A young and rebellious Rupert Murdoch asks the impossible and launches The Sun’s first editor’s quest: to give the people what they want. No matter the cost. The story behind the birth of Britain's most popular, controversial and influential newspaper.
The cast for the West End transfer will feature Bertie Carvel as 'Rupert Murdoch' and Richard Coyle as 'Larry Lamb', the first editor of the Sun newspaper. When this production was seen at the Almeida Theatre in June 2017, Dominic Cavendish in the Daily Telegraph praised how "James Graham has surely penned a super, soaraway smash" while Michael Billington in the Guardian hailed it as being "a good and gripping piece of theatre... a first-rate play about newspapers."
Ink will play a limited four month season at the Duke of York's Theatre up to Saturday 6 January 2018.

Alan Ayckbourn's 'dystopian future' play The Divide opens 3 February 2018

It has been confirmed that Annabel Bolton's West End Premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's new play The Divide will open at the Old Vic Theatre on Saturday 3 February 2018, following public previews from Tuesday 30 January - and will play for a very strictly limited run of just seven two-part performances. Alan Ayckbourn's play is set a century from now, in the aftermath of a deadly contagion which has decimated the English population and rendered contact between men and women fatal. Under the dictates of an elusive Preacher, an unthinkable solution is enforced. A vision of a dystopian future defined by brutal repression and forbidden love. The cast features Erin Doherty and Jake Davies with Clare Burt, Sian Thomas and Finty Williams. Prior to the West End this production will be presented at Edinburgh's King's Theatre as part of the 2017 Edinburgh International Festival. The Divide will play at London's Old Vic Theatre up to Saturday 10 February 2018.

Audra McDonald in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill: "An astonishing performance"

Lonny Price's production of Lanie Robertson's play with songs Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill opened at the Wyndham's Theatre on Tuesday 27 June 2017 starring multi-Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald as the legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday.
Set in a small bar in Philadelphia late one night in 1959, where, a few months before her death, Billie Holiday is performing a concert, this play sees Audra McDonald sing a number of songs made famous by Holiday including 'God Bless the Child'.
When this production opened Neil Norman in the Daily Express praised how "from the moment Billie Holiday starts singing, chills run down your spine. Audra McDonald does not so much impersonate Holiday as act as a medium for her spirit... She embodies Holiday to the life. It may not be a great play but it is an astonishing performance" while Fiona Mountford in the London Evening Standard highlighted that "Audra McDonald gives a powerhouse performance as an ailing but still proud Billie Holiday... the timeless magnetism of Billie Holiday is imagined afresh by McDonald".
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill plays for a strictly limited two month season up to Saturday 9 September 2016.

Bat Out of Hell: "gets the blazing operatic treatment it undoubtedly deserves"

Jay Scheib's stage production of the Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf musical Bat Out Of Hell opened at the London Coliseum on Tuesday 20 June 2017.
Join the eternally young Strat and his wild gang, The Lost, as they roam the streets of post-apocalyptic Obsidian, ruled by the tyrannical Falco. When Strat falls in love with Falco’s daughter, Raven, he sets out to rescue her in a full throttle tale of teenage love, youthful rebellion and living the rock‘n’roll dream.
When it opened Henry Hitchings in the London Evening Standard noted that "forty years on from its release, Meat Loaf's most famous album gets the blazing operatic treatment it undoubtedly deserves... The script may be thin, but the songs are never less than bombastic," while in the Financial Times Ian Shuttleworth described how "Jim Steinman has long been the Wagner of rock'n'roll, and now at last he presents his Ring in the way it always cried out to be seen, in a proper opera house and everything. Such is his way with his material that it already, right out of the box, feels like a classic... Even for those of us who aren't devotees, it's thrilling."
Bat Out of Hell continues at the London Coliseum up to Saturday 22 August 2017.

'Fluent and lavish' Evita returns 2 August 2017

Following a limited season in the West End three years ago, Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright's revival of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical Evita returns to the West End this summer - opening at London's Phoenix Theatre on 2 August 2017, following public previews from 28 July.
The dramatic story of Eva Peron, the second and most famous wife of the Argentine dictator Juan Peron - the most powerful and famous woman Latin America had ever seen. She won international acclaim and adoration from her own people as a champion of the poor, whilst glamour, power and greed made her the world's first major political celebrity.
This production comes into London following a major UK regionl tour and the cast features Emma Hatton as 'Eva' along with Gian Marco Schiaretti as 'Che'.
When this production was previously seen in London in 2014 it was praised by Dominic Cavendish in the Daily Telegraph as being "fluently and lavishly co-directed here by Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright," while Michael Billington in the Guardian siad that it was a "highly skilled revival of the 1978 Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice show," that "boasts one of Lloyd Webber's best, most tightly composed scores."
Evita will play a limited eleven week season at the Phoenix Theatre up to Saturday 14 October 2017.

'Funny & outrageous': Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to West End 22 Nov 2017

Following a sold-out run at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre earlier this year, it has now been officially confirmed that the new musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie will transfer to London's West End - opening at the Apollo Theatre on Wednesday 22 November 2017, following public previews from Monday 6 November.
Jamie New is sixteen. He’s from Sheffield. And he has a secret. He doesn’t quite fit in at school. His Dad’s left home. He’s about to sit his GCSEs. The future is terrifying. But Jamie is going to be a sensation.
Written by Tom MacRae with song by Dan Gillespie Sells, the musical is based on a BBC television documentary about a boy called Jamie, who became a drag queen at 16. For the West End transfer John McCrea will be reprising his perforamance in the title role of 'Jamie'.
When this production was originally seen in Sheffield in February 2017, Ann Treneman in the Times highlighted how "John McCrea gives a career-making performance... There is the odd lapse in pace but there is also lots of fun... This show has the tingle." Dominic Cavendish in the Daily Telegraph described it as being a "funny, outrageous, touching, but oh-my-word PC flag-waving show... The show sends you out on a feelgood bubble of happiness. Think about it too much, though, and the bubble gets pricked." and in the Guardian Michael Billington explained that "the show is lively and engaging but, like its transvestite hero, demands a fair amount of padding."
Everybody's Talking About Jamie is currently booking for a five month run up to Saturday 21 April 2018.

Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams in Mary Stuart - transfers to West End 25 January 2018

Following an acclaimed sold-out run at North London's Almeida Theatre earlier this year, it has now been officially confirmed Robert Icke's new production of Friedrich Schiller's Mary Stuart, starring Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams, will transfer to London's West End - opening at the Duke of York's Theatre on Thursday 25 January 2018, following public previews from Saturday 13 January.
This thrilling play tells the story of Mary Queen of Scots and her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I. Mary has been held prisoner for nineteen years. Will her cousin be seen to sentence her to death? When the two women meet there is an energetic fusion of passionate main plots and counter-plots... Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It's all in the execution.
Both Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams are reprising their roles from the Almeida Theatre - before the start of each performance they will decide by the toss of a coin which role they will play - either 'Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots' or 'Queen Elizabeth I'.
When this production opened at North London's Almeida Theatre in December 2016, Sam Marlowe in the Times hailed "Robert Icke's nerve-shreddingly intense new version of this 1800 Friedrich Schiller classic... it's fascinating theatre — fiercely pertinent, exhilaratingly potent" and Neil Norman in the Daily Express praised "the superb performances from both actresses and the ensemble around them. The concluding costume change is an extraordinarily potent coup de théâtre."
Mary Stuart will play for a limited season up to Saturday 31 March 2018.

'Robert Icke's production of Hamlet is an amazing achievement - feels like life not literature'

Following a sold-run and extended season at North London's Almeida Theatre, Robert Icke's acclaimed new production of Shakespeare's Hamlet starring Andrew Scott in the title role, opened at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End on Thursday 15 June 2017.
A young man on the edge. About to be revenged. About to be damned... When this production opened at the West End's Harold Pinter Theatre, Dominic Maxwell in the Times said that "Robert Icke's production is an amazing achievement," explaining that "it feels as if Icke and company have interrogated every utterance here for every last jot of what it really means, then scuffed it up again to ensure it all feels like life not literature... Nobody can nail all of this play's rich contradictions in one go, but Icke and company come thrillingly close here." In the Daily Telegraph Ben Lawrence highlighed that "in this production, previously seen at the Almeida Theatre, Robert Icke has brought theatrical Ronseal to the rotten state of Denmark. By and large, it works magnificently - aided by leading man, Andrew Scott."
Hamlet is scheduled to run at the West End's Harold Pinter Theatre up to Saturday 2 September 2017.

Simon Stephens' Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle opens 9 October 2017

Marianne Elliott's West End Premiere of Simon Stephens' play Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle opens at London's Wyndham's Theatre on Monday 9 October 2017, following public previews from Tuesday 3 October.
In this uncertain world, who can predict what brings people together? When two strangers meet by chance amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, their lives are changed forever. Marianne Elliott said she was drawn to this play because "there was something incredibly beautiful about these characters who find each other just by happenstance, and through the course of six scenes, and six weeks, they affect surprising changes in each other and in themselves."
The cast for this two-hander features Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham.
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle will play at the Wyndham's Theatre for a three month season up to Saturday 6 January 2018.

The Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas back in London from 13 December 2017

Mitch Sebastian's musical concert show The Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas returns to London this Christmas for a special eight week season at the Haymarket Theatre from Wednesday 13 December 2017.
This musical production celebrates the singing talents of three world famous entertainers and performers - Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jnr and Dean Martin - known as The Rat Pack, who all received critical acclaim in the late 50s and early 60s when they stormed the world and stayed at the top making classics of such songs as The Lady is a Tramp; Mr Bojangles; That’s Amore; I’ve Got You Under My Skin; What Kind of fool Am I; Volare; and My Way.
Since 2003, this production has played three West End seasons totalling a run of just over 3-and-a-half-years.
A special festive production of the show will run from Wednesday 13 December 2017 through to Saturday 6 January 2018 when a number seasonal classics such as Baby it's Cold Outside; Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer; Let it Snow, Let it Snow; White Christmas; and Winter Wonderland will be featured.
The Rat Pack: Live from Las Vegas will run at the Haymarket Theatre up to Saturday 3 February 2018.

Annie: "slickly staged, buoyantly performed, motored by cracking musical set pieces"

Nikolai Foster's revival of the classic musical Annie opened at London's Piccadilly Theatre on Monday 5 June 2017.
Based on the cartoon strip Little Orphan Annie this musical for all the family tells a Depression-era rags-to-riches story of an eleven-year-old orphan who yearns to escape from the orphanage run by the mean-spirited Miss Hannigan. When Daddy Warbucks decides to adopt Annie, her dream comes true! Featuring the classic songs It's The Hard-Knock Life, Easy Street and Tomorrow.
The cast features Miranda Hart - in her West End stage musical debut - as Miss Hannigan.
When this production opened Dominic Maxwell in the Times hailed that it is "slickly staged, buoyantly performed, motored by cracking musical set pieces and an expert mixture of naivety, whimsy and wit," while Neil Norman in the Daily Express praised it as being "bright and brash and thoroughly old-fashioned, with songs you can go home singing." In the Financial Times Sarah Hemming said that "Nikolai Foster’s production is smart, vivacious and boasts eye-catching casting in the shape of television favourite Miranda Hart as the gin-guzzling orphanage boss, Miss Hannigan."
Annie the Musical is currently taking bookings at the Piccadilly Theatre up to Saturday 6 January 2018.

On The Town: "this breezy, joyful navy lark is a helluva lot of fun"

Drew McOnie's revival of the Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green dance-musical On The Town opened at London's Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park on Wednesday 31 May 2017.
New York, New York, it’s a helluva town! Written in 1944 as an expansion of Leonard Bernstein's jazzy ballet score Fancy Free which he wrote for Jerome Robbins, the story concerns three sailors who are on 24-hour shore leave in New York City and the women they meet along the way - the cast features Danny Mac as one of the sailors, 'Gabey'.
When this production opened Lyn Gardner in the Guardian highlighted that "Drew McOnie's choreography nods to Jerome Robbins' original moves, but it has a freshly minted zing of its own that captures the youthful, glad-to-be-alive exuberance of its protagonists... As everyone sings, New York is 'a helluva town', and this breezy, joyful navy lark is a helluva lot of fun," while Paul Taylor in the i newspaper praised Drew McOnie's "terrific revival, adding that "McOnie's triumphant choreography captures the hectic silliness and brings out the underlying melancholy... 'Helluva town?' Yes, and this deserves to be a helluva hit."
On The Town continues at the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park up to Saturday 1 July 2017.