What a great way to get the Bank Holiday weekend off with a swing. Last night, I hosted a post-show Q&A at Miss Nightingale. This original British musical is now in its sixth iteration - musicals, as Sondheim says, aren't written but re-written - since starting life as a short piece in Ipswich and at the King's Head Theatre in 2011.
Photos and podcast: The making of new British musical The House of Mirrors and Hearts
The adage – usually attributed to Sondheim – that “musicals aren’t written, they’re rewritten” was central to the post-show discussion that I hosted last night at London's Arcola Theatre.
My theatre diary: Musicals Women on the Verge, Bat Boy and Grand Tour
Lauren Ward mothers Rob Compton in Bat Boy at Southwark Playhouse I caught
Musicals to make you laugh: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Urinetown
Rufus Hound and Robert Lindsay star as conmen in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the