Turning on my PC this morning, two very different unopened emails sit side by side demanding my attention.
Theatre News and Reviews
It’s Confusion, and not Tudor Queens, that Reign in the West End
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, September 15 2020, 11:12
This West End theatre restaurant deserves our support
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, September 15 2020, 11:01
It’s easy to forget that a thriving theatre scene isn’t just about audiences, auditoriums and actors. For many people dinner after a show is very much a part of their theatre going ritual.
Although restaurants are technically allowed to open the spacing required between tables to ensure diners are socially distanced means they’re forced to serve far less customers than usual.
Rodgers and Hammerstein as you’ve never heard them before
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, September 15 2020, 10:45
R & H are of course the composers of such block buster classic musicals as The Sound of Music, The King and I, South Pacific and Carousel and it used to be that the executors of their estate controlled the legacy with a vice like grip.
How Broadway Miscasting Fun got Political
By Phil Willmott Thursday, September 10 2020, 14:47
A fascinating article in the New York Times, firstly, announces that this year's, very popular, Broadway Miscast fundraiser will be live streamed on Sunday, Sept. 13, on MCC’s YouTube channel.
Revealed: The Latest Woolly Government Thinking for UK Theatre
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, September 8 2020, 09:32
The UK theatre Industry desperately needs government clarity on when they’ll relax social distancing rules for venues, and a support package for all the artists who currently have no way of making a living.
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