Dorothy Johnstone

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

★★★★☆ Loverly:

Southern Light Opera’s My Fair Lady at the King’s is a sumptuously staged production. It also boasts a truly outstanding central performance; if the rest is a little overshadowed as a result, it is nevertheless highly impressive.

March 6, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Dear Brutus

Dear Brutus

★★★★☆ Old world charm:

Threepenny Theatricals’ Dear Brutus at the Church Hill is a resolutely odd piece, hugely uneven in tone, but discharged with such grace and skill that is compulsively watchable.

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The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

★★★★☆ Sheer enjoyment:
Considerable musicality, high production values and dollops of good fun make the Twilighters’ production of The Drowsy Chaperone at the Church Hill a real treat.

April 5, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Titanic

Titanic

★★★★☆ Huge:
Epic in sweep, thoroughly musical and breathtakingly staged, Southern Light Opera’s Titanic The Musical has some real drawbacks but provides marvellous entertainment overall.

February 22, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Stepping Out – The Musical

Stepping Out – The Musical

★★★☆☆ Crisp:
Delicate touches and gutsy performances allow the Twilighters to rise above Stepping Out – The Musical’s shortcomings in their inaugural production.

May 12, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Sister Act

Sister Act

★★★★☆ Heavenly heights:
Huge and tuneful fun can be had in The Bohemians’ production of Sister Act. A move to the King’s Theatre has not daunted the company – rather, it seems to have inspired them to be bigger, grander and better.

February 19, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Opening Sister Act

Opening Sister Act

Bohemians get into the habit:
The Bohemians are taking over the King’s theatre this week, with their production of Sister Act, the musical based on the Whoopi Goldberg movie.

February 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Musical Review – Beauty and the Beast

Musical Review – Beauty and the Beast

* * * King’s Theatre: Run ends Sat 6 Feb 2010 It’s a full-on meringue frenzy at the King’s this week as Southern Light Opera stage the UK amateur premiere of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. It’s not giving anything away to say that come the finale, the cast can scarcely move around the stage […]

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