When Alice in Wonderland met Peter Pan she was a cantankerous old lady and he a gloomy dipsomaniac.
Sometimes you can make money by giving away money.
Pete Doherty is showing a newly sensitive side in acoustic songs he’s playing in Brixton.
Where there’s an immortal back catalog, a jukebox musical will follow.
The attempted murder of a vulnerable old lady is played for laughs. Brutal deaths are used to prompt chuckles. When times are tough, the tough turn to gallows humor.
An Italian Jewish priest who ended up selling vegetables and teaching at Columbia University before he died in New York in 1838 is the real star of the new production of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” at the Metropolitan Opera.
A snappy red convertible crunches to a halt before a Moorish palace. A fashionable couple emerges from the car. Servants descend on them. Count and Countess Almaviva have arrived for some summer fun.
“Evita” is back on Broadway, this time with Ricky Martin, Elena Roger and Michael Cerveris doing the strutting, singing and suffering.
Rolling fog suffuses the slums and palaces of Argentina in “Evita,” the second and far better Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice revival to have opened on Broadway in as many weeks.
The fresh-faced gofer who fell for Marilyn Monroe on the big screen now plays Richard II on stage.
"In the old days, people used to describe these schemes as box-ticking."
- Michael Grandage on Jan 01, 2013