Theatre

Those London Chicks talk about Theatre we have seen and recommend

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In Other Words – The Hope Theatre

In Other Words Reviewed by Elvan faik In Other Words is a simple show which highlights the power of love and music in our lives.  The story of Arthur and Jane is a simple one, in which they meet, marry and love each other, before Arthur develops dementia and their…

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Lizzie – The Greenwich Theatre

With bright lights, projections and an on-stage rock band clearly visible, the opening of Lizzie looks more rock concert than traditional musical theatre, and the irreverent and rebellious nature of rock and roll underpins the whole show.  While murderers have been portrayed in musicals before (Sweeny Todd and Chicago spring…

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The Wild Party – The Hope Theatre

The Wild Party Review By Elvan Faik   Writer : JOSEPH MONCURE MARCH  Director : RAFAELLA MARCUS Actress : ANNA CLARKE Actor : JOEY AKUBEZE   From an opening with two performers in tuxedos, making each other up to the sounds of Britney Spears to an ending which includes a…

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Theatre Review: HE(ART) at N16 Theatre

HE(ART) He(art), a beautifully executed and thought provoking piece, set in modern day London, that centres around how our heart drives what we do and how we do it. This is most definitely an ensemble piece (in its’ truest form) where all contributors have their part to play in helping…

Where the Hell is Bernard?

 ‘Where the Hell is Bernard?’ 25th-29th October @ 8pm   In a world where no one plays, no one questions and no one ever leaves. 4 women work in an office high above the city to anonymously return lost items. All runs like clockwork until one day a box mysteriously…

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Theatre Review – The We Plays

The We Plays are two one-person, one-act plays both written by Andrew Maddock.  On at The Hope Theatre until the 15th October. Both plays touch on similar themes of anxiety, loneliness, starting a family and violence, and both are told with an element of spoken word poetry.   The first,…

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Theatre Review • Piece of Silk

Review: Piece of Silk at The Hope Theatre Review by Chantelle Dusette “A woman is like silk, drop her in the mud and she gets dirty” This new play by Jennie Buckman tackles the difficult subject of domestic abuse with a formidable cast. And so to the London home of Mrs…

Tooting Arts Club’s Sweeney Todd is back!

Since publishing our original Chicks Chat with Rachel Edwards, (see below) Tooting Arts Club enjoyed huge success with their highly acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd. We are so pleased to say Sweeney Todd returns for a run at a pop-up space ‘Harrington’s Pie Shop’ in London’s West End! Tooting Arts…

Made in Dagenham – The Musical

We Chick’s owe a lot to our forefathers (or should I say foremothers) before us, who have championed women’s rights to allow us to become the women we are today. For me, it has always been less about the grand gestures such as burning your bra or Geri Halliwell in…

Sunny Afternoon ….. A Review

‘Lazying on a Sunny afternoon…in the summer time…’ At this time of year, summer certainly feels like a distant memory doesn’t it? However if the long dark nights are getting you down and you feel like you need a kick of Vitamin D in your system, then my advice is…

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MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL

Hot from Broadway, ‘Memphis The Musical’ has rolled into town and is set to bring rock ‘n’ roll to the masses with high octane performances and catchy tunes.  Simply put – it’s going to take you by the soul, knock you off your feet! Dubbed ‘West Side Story meets Hairspray’,…

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Fancy A Night In A Pie Shop With Sweeney Todd?

Rachel Edwards, producer and co-founder of Tooting Arts Club. With a number of successful productions under their belt, Tooting Arts Club is continuing to go from strength to strength. We at Those London Chicks are pleased as punch to speak with Rachel Edwards about Tooting Arts Club and their exciting…

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The Commitments

The Commitments Review To celebrate the 1st anniversary of the show’s opening in London, I was invited down to see the musical of The Commitments earlier this month.  The show has been a huge hit since it opened last October, garnering praise from the critics for the high energy, witty…

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Chicks at the Theatre – Warde Street

By Karen Bryson The Park Theatre welcomes the revival of Warde Street after a successful run at The Tristan Bates Theatre last year. This felt like the perfect place to tell this story as it sits less than 200 metres away from Finsbury Park Tube Station which serves the Piccadilly…

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Meet The Ruby Dolls!

The Ruby Dolls The Ruby Dolls: theatre-makers, singers, cabaret-lovers and storytellers. ‘Our work is strongly influenced by cabaret. Both the intimacy of it: we play fast and loose with the idea of the “fourth wall” so that we can contact an audience more directly to share our stories, and the variety of…