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Saturday, January 1, 2022

‘Captures the spirit of the era with aplomb’: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE – Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

My first thought when I heard that Five Guys Named Moe was coming to the Gatehouse was: how will all that song and dance work in such a small space? I needn’t have worried.

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Saturday, December 25, 2021

‘Venture into a world of adventure & fantasy’: THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE – Salford ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the theatre adaptation of the first in the children’s book series, The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Friday, December 24, 2021

‘Disturbing & darkly funny, with two bravura performances’: CRATCHIT – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Alexander Knott’s atmospheric take on A Christmas Carol places Bob Cratchit centre stage as familiar events from Dickens’ story are related to the audience through his eyes.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 05:00AM
Sunday, December 19, 2021

‘Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale is given a modern environmental twist’: THE SNOW QUEEN – The Albany, Deptford ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Lumi has asked lots of questions from a very young age, but as she grows older and is more aware of the world, she has questions about global warming and pollution, and decides to be an acti…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

‘Like all good Christmas stories, there’s a happy ending’: THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE – Newcastle ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is a family Christmas offering from Northern Stage, written by Laura Lindow. The action takes place on a large stage and is set in the streets of Newcastle.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Friday, December 10, 2021

‘Slick, energetic & all-round entertaining’: SCHOOL OF ROCK – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock is based on the hit movie and follows the life of Dewey Finn, an endearing character who is down on his luck.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Monday, December 6, 2021

‘Filled with imagination, love & heartbreak’: LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Louisa May Alcott’s timeless classic Little Women has gone from book to music to film in the century and a half that it has been out.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, November 24, 2021

‘Layton Williams’ portrayal is a real beauty to behold’: EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Glitter, sequins, laughter and tears await as you discover what everybody is saying about Jamie!

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Monday, November 22, 2021

‘Wonderfully nostalgic’: ABIGAIL’S PARTY – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Mike Leigh’s 1977 comedy classic still delivers plenty of laughs. Although definitely a period piece, the characters and themes are still instantly recognisable now.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

‘Nigel Havers & Patricia Hodge have a fantastic connection onstage’: PRIVATE LIVES – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Christopher Luscombe directs this stellar new touring production of Noel Coward's classic comedy, with Nigel Havers and Patricia Hodges as ex-spouses Elyot and Amanda.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Monday, November 8, 2021

‘Ideal for family & kids’: MAGIC GOES WRONG – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Mischief Theatre and magic legends Penn and Teller have come together to form the most hilariously dangerous magic you will ever see.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Sunday, November 7, 2021

‘I haven’t had so much fun at a production in a while’: 9 to 5 THE MUSICAL – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Dolly Parton produces the musical of 9 to 5, which tells the story of three women - Violet, Judy and Doralee (Louise Redknapp, Vivian Panka and Stephanie Chandos) who all work in a very male…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Sunday, October 31, 2021

‘I was left cold, not with fright but with boredom’: THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW – Touring ★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

So many questions to keep you engaged in this new iteration of an ancient legend. Although the actors apply their craft with commitment and skill, you are left sometimes confused and not cle…

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Monday, October 25, 2021

‘Lots of fun!’ REVENGE: The Horror Cabaret – Pleasance Theatre by Fairy Powered Productions

A fun-filled hour of horror-themed musical theatre numbers comes wonderfully unstuck as its creator can’t bring herself to share the spotlight with the other cast members.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

‘Innovative, spectacular, experimental, totally unpredictable’: DRACULA: The Untold Story – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

If like me you consider yourself somewhat of an expert on the original story of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, then you’ll be both fascinated and intrigued by Imitating the Dogs curveball of a t…

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

‘Raw, unfiltered & full of personality’: SNOWFLAKES – Old Red Lion Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

At the end of Snowflakes' shocking road full of twists and turns, the tiny Old Red Lion Theatre expanded into this small universe full of female empowerment Reviewed by Emily Cliff …

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

‘A must-see showstopper’: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT — Mayflower, Southhampton ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Upon the curtains opening you are immediately whisked away to the land of down under and the start of a truly wonderful tale. Immediately the show starts with a wonderful tune, you are immed…

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Monday, October 4, 2021

‘Seriously spectacular and a lot of fun’: BACK TO THE FUTURE — West End ★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The arrival of a trio of splashy big new musicals in the West End at roughly the same time – the others being Frozen and the ALW Cinderella – feels both like a brave move by producers b…

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

‘Compelling to watch. Who needs words?’: Matthew Bourne’s THE MIDNIGHT BELL — York Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Matthew Bourne’s latest production, is described as “intoxicated tales from the darkest Soho” and based on the novels of Patrick Hamilton. All the action takes place at The Midnight Be…

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Friday, September 24, 2021

‘Dianne Pilkington has excellent stage presence’: BEDKNOBS & BROOMSTICKS – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

I was very excited to see this classic film revived as a stage musical so that a new generation of children could enjoy it.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:30AM
Monday, September 20, 2021

‘Gloriously silly & a right hoot’: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

This ingenious adaptation is a fabulous, exhilarating slapstick romp combining theatrical invention and wonderfully comic performances.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Saturday, September 18, 2021

‘More street cred, less Hollywood sweetness’: GREASE – Woking & Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

When Grease hit our cinemas back in 1978 I was a wide-eyed 13 year old enthralled by the story, the music and the Grease feeling. So much so as I went to see the film six times. This was a t…

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

‘I was astounded‘: ROCK OF AGES – Birmingham & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

If you wanna rock, then come on feel the noize and have nothing but a good time with the cast of Rock of Ages. Reviewed by Joanne Hodge 5***** Rock of Ages Photo Cred…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Monday, September 13, 2021

‘A wonderful classic production’: EAST IS EAST – Birmingham Repertory Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Having been a fan of the film, I was more than delighted to accept the invitation to go along to the press night of East Is East, 25 years since the world premiere on the Birmingham REP’s …

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

‘Indulge in your inner child and open up your imagination’: LOVE BEYOND THE ZOO – BBC Sounds ★★★★ (Online review) by Fairy Powered Productions

Indulge in your inner child and open up your imagination to unlikely possibilities with ‘Love Beyond the Zoo’ – it’s not just a fictional story but also a fable which makes us questi…

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Friday, September 10, 2021

‘Torn in two by the final twist’: THE WOMAN IN BLACK – Fortune Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

This production of The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre is a great reminder of why theatre and the arts are so important and how they can take you to another place entirely

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

‘Exquisitely performed by the most phenomenal dancers’: DANGEROUS LIAISONS – Leeds ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A very excited audience gathered at the wonderful Leeds Playhouse to see David Nixon’s ballet adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos’ 18th-century highly-seductive novel, Les Liaisons Dangere…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Monday, September 6, 2021

‘Acceptance is the name of the game’: EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE – Salford & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

All-in-all, everybody SHOULD be talking about Jamie, and everyone – no matter colour gender, sexuality or anything else is welcome here – acceptance is the name of the game in this touri…

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Sunday, September 5, 2021

‘You can really feel the adrenalin rush & noise of the terraces’: FEVER PITCH – Hope Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

A love of football – ideally the red side of north London – would definitely help to enjoy this play, but the universal themes of obsession, alienation and comradeship mean there’s ple…

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

‘Tumble outta bed & stumble to the theatre’: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL – Southampton & Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

All stand for Queen Dolly! I have been waiting to see 9 to 5 The Musical this for a long time, I’m a huge fan of Dolly Parton, having even ticked DollyWood off my must do list. Finally it …

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Friday, September 3, 2021

‘A sumptuous visual & musical treat’: CINDERELLA – Gillian Lynne Theatre ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

We can finally go to the ball, and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella was well worth the wait. Emerald Fennell’s treatment of the fairy tale frames Cinderella as a social outcast in a town…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM

All that Chat

REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre