Interview: Theatre Search

British Theatre is revered globally for its innovation and quality but stage doors are currently shut with no set date for reopening. Many may never reopen. Even before Covid-19 hit, there was a growing sense that something needed to be done to help diminish the cracks that were appearing in the ecology of touring theatre….

Quick-Fire Quarantine with Devon-Elise Johnson

Just when you thought you’d seen the last of Quick-Fire Quarantine we’re back with one more and couldn’t be more excited! This mini-interview is not only hilarious, but is incredibly special as we’re throwing back to our first ever interviewee for Centre Stage, Devon-Elise Johnson. If you could only pick one thing, what would you…

Quick-Fire Quarantine with Jen Caldwell

Jen Caldwell is without a doubt a West End hero. She’s performed in productions like American Idiot, Knights of a Rose and is now slaying out on the road as an alternate in first the UK touring production of  Six the Musical. If you could only pick one thing, what would you say has made…

5 Reasons I Loved the WOS Awards

This Sunday saw the 20th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards take place at London’s Prince of Wales Theatre. The event celebrates all that’s great in the West End with a range of awards which are voted for entirely by the theatregoers and fans.  This year’s awards were special as not only were they Broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 for…

Review: Beautiful The Carole King Musical

⭐️⭐️⭐️ With a career spanning over 40 years, 400 compositions recorded by over 1000 artists, 100 hit singles and six Grammys, it was only a matter of time before the legendary music of Carole King was adapted into an iconic jukebox musical.  Beautiful tells “the untold story of Carole King’s journey from schoolgirl to superstar;…

Review: The Book of Mormon UK Tour

By Stu Voisey Expectation is a dangerous thing. After nine years on Broadway, seven on the West End and a multitude of US and Australian tours, The Book of Mormon hasn’t just been a success, it’s become a part of pop culture. Much like songwriter Robert Lopez’ previous work, Avenue Q, Mormon’s expletive-filled combination of…

Review: Peter Pan Goes Wrong

In 2008 Mischief Theatre was founded by a group of London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art graduates. They originally began as a small theatre group on the London and Edinburgh fringes and have since grown into one of the UK’s leading comedy theatre companies with various productions in the West End, on a UK…

Review: Pride and Prejudice* (*Sort of)

In a show which feels inspired by the success of Lucy Moss and Toby Marlow’s Six, Pride and Prejudice * (*Sort of) is taking a look at the Jane Austen classic and is bringing the story stomping into the 21st century, Doc Martens and all.