The Fix (Union Theatre)

It’s a cause for celebration that London has (three-quarters of) a new fringe theatre. The Union has moved across the street to a new space with fine glass-fronted aspect to a furnished courtyard for...

Devilish (Landor Theatre)

When not even Show Boat with its mighty pedigree, production values and cast can survive in London, what hope for the small-scale home-grown musical? The Landor Theatre has made an occasional departure...

Show Boat (New London Theatre)

In 1927, Jerome Kern shifted the shape of musical theatre from twee operetta to a tighter fusion of music with drama. He also designed Show Boat as a slap in the face to complacent audiences with its...