How many creatives does it take to make a one-man musical? The answer can be "quite a few". And that it is in the case of SUPERHERO, the British one-man - or rather "one-dad" - musical now receiving its world premiere at London's Southwark Playhouse.
Q&A photos and podcast: Why has James Shirley’s The Cardinal been overlooked since the 17th century?
James Shirley's 1641 tragic masterpiece The Cardinal, one of the last plays staged in England before Oliver Cromwell's ban on theatre, this month receives its first major production since the 17th century.
What if The Life characters met their peers in Guys & Dolls & 42nd Street?
The Life at Southwark Playhouse until 29 April 2017 One little postcode in
My theatre diary: Off-West End plays Diary of a Teenage Girl, In Other Words and La Ronde
Clockwise: In Other Words, Diary of a Teenaged Girl and La Ronde Two
Quirky musicals on my doorstep: Side Show and Moby Dick
Musicals on my doorstep: Moby Dick at the Union Theatre and Side Show at
My musicals (and market) diary: Groundhog Day, Allegro, Children of Eden
Clockwise from top: Groundhog Day, Children of Eden and Allegro. This instalment of
Photos and podcast: Going Through the Q&A Mill with three Judy Garlands
I first saw - and adored - Through the Mill when it premiered at the London Theatre Workshop (then above a pub in Fulham) last year. I was delighted when the show, which revolves around three pivotal periods in the life of Judy Garland, announced its transfer to Southwark Playhouse.
Composing Grey Gardens: “It’s very difficult to keep the line between the past and the present”
Jenna Russell and Sheila Hancock in Grey Gardens at Southwark Playhouse. © Scott Rylander
Press pass: All the reviews and more from Grey Gardens’ European premiere
Grey Gardens at Southwark Playhouse. Clockwise from top left to right: Jenna Russell, Sheila
1976 and 5 other things Bugsy Malone and Carrie have in common
Stick 'em up, hoodlums: The splurge guns are out at Bugsy Malone at London's