Tagged: Union Theatre

Blondel @ The Union Theatre 2

Blondel @ The Union Theatre

As a regular theatre goer I’m often asked by friends what plays and musicals I’d most like to see a production of… not the shows I just haven’t had a chance to catch but the...

Blondel is Back! 0

Blondel is Back!

A brand new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel (long a guilty pleasure of those of us here in the Cheap Seats), which follows the trials and triumphs of an ambitious minstrel in King Richard the Lionheart’s...

Cheap Seats’ Shows of 2016 0

Cheap Seats’ Shows of 2016

2016 is nearly over and while we’re looking excited to see what 2017 holds it would be remiss of us not to reflect on the shows that have entertained us this year!

Children of Eden @ The Union Theatre 0

Children of Eden @ The Union Theatre

The 70s were a hotbed for edgy takes on musical theatre so it’s remarkable that some of the shows that have lingered with us the longest share a common source – the bible. From the...

Cheap Seats chat with Michael Strassen 0

Cheap Seats chat with Michael Strassen

The glitz and glamour of London theatre may appear to be in a bunch of beautiful buildings between The Strand and Oxford Street, but for me the most exciting and intriguing work goes on south...

The Fix @ The Union Theatre 0

The Fix @ The Union Theatre

There are times when theatre can seem almost too prescient, where a show can offer a glimpse into a possible future that seems a little too real. There are moments in Michael Strassen’s production of...

Curtain Up – Our Favourite News From The Past Week 0

Curtain Up – Our Favourite News From The Past Week

It’s been a while since we last shared a roundup of the news, but there’s been a lot that has caught our eye this past week and, well… sharing is caring! So, without further ado,...

Our Favourite Shows Of 2015 0

Our Favourite Shows Of 2015

It’s that time of year again, when critics, theatre writers and bloggers all put together their lists of the shows that have most impressed them this year, so after a great deal of thought here...

King Henry V @ Union Theatre 0

King Henry V @ Union Theatre

It has become painfully clear to me in recent years that while I’ve visited the majority of West End theatres, I’ve only really scratched at the surface of London’s ever-vibrant theatrical scene. One venue is...

Lazarus Theatre Announce Summer Season 0

Lazarus Theatre Announce Summer Season

Critically acclaimed Lazarus Theatre Company return in 2015 with their trademark fresh take on two epic classics as they stage their Summer of Empire! First they take a fresh look at Shakespeare’s Henry V with an all female cast before...