Author: Emma van Kooperen

The Play That Goes Wrong @ Chichester Festival Theatre 0

The Play That Goes Wrong @ Chichester Festival Theatre

We sent Emma van Kooperen  to Chichester Festival Theatre to find out just what keeps going wrong as Mischief Theatre take on a murder mystery by way of Monty Python…

The Curious Incident of The Dog In the Night-Time @ Mayflower Theatre, Southampton 0

The Curious Incident of The Dog In the Night-Time @ Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre has been a top destination for touring musicals for longer than we can remember and in recent years they’ve added top class drama to their repertoire. We sent Emma van Kooperen to check out Curious...

The Shawshank Redemption @ The Mayflower, Southampton 0

The Shawshank Redemption @ The Mayflower, Southampton

It’s one of Hollywood’s great anachronisms, a movie that underwhelmed at the box office but came to define the burgeoning home video market, and all from a throwaway short story by an author better known...

This House @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester 0

This House @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Ahead of Headlong‘s new production of ‘This House’ heading to the West End we dispatched Emma van Kooperen to check it out in the cosy confines of Chichester’s Minerva Theatre.

Fracked @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester 0

Fracked @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester

While we can lay claim to a lot of things here at Sitting In The Cheap Seats we’ve not, as yet, mastered the act of being in two places at once. As such it was a case of...

An Inspector Calls @ The Mayflower, Southampton 0

An Inspector Calls @ The Mayflower, Southampton

We’ve always been intrigued by Stephen Daldry’s highly revered production of this classic play but it has somehow consistently eluded us. Determined to cover it when the next chance came we dispatched Emma van Kooperen to...

Sweeney Todd @ The Mayflower, Southampton 0

Sweeney Todd @ The Mayflower, Southampton

When a production of Stephen Sondheim’s epic, powerful masterpieceSweeney Todd rolls into town it can’t be missed! So, even though I was laid up and unable to attend Emma van Kooperen made sure we could tell...

Dirty Dancing @ The Mayflower, Southampton 0

Dirty Dancing @ The Mayflower, Southampton

Dirty Dancing is something of a phenomenon, a cheap and poorly made movie that somehow set the world alight. It was inevitable that it would one day end up on stage. As it is headed around...

La Traviata @ The Mayflower, Southampton 0

La Traviata @ The Mayflower, Southampton

When Welsh National Opera were last on tour we were mesmerised by their production of Tosca and fascinated by their Anna Bolena. On hearing they were returning to The Mayflower we dispatched our good friend and opera...

Anna Bolena @ The Mayflower, Southampton 0

Anna Bolena @ The Mayflower, Southampton

Say hello to our first ever guest reviewer! We were fascinated by Welsh National Opera’s Tudor season so, a scant night after we checked out Tosca Emma van Kooperen headed to The Mayflower to check out Anna Bolena for us. You...