Missed The Boat: Amélie

This is another missed opportunity from last year’s New York trip – particularly given that it was still in previews when I was over there, so potentially a slightly lower demand and price range… But it wasn’t to be (as you know, I didn’t end up seeing any show in a Broadway theater) and given […]

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Missed The Boat: Candide

I reckon I’d be quite accurate in thinking that not many (if any) of you reading this post have ever read Candide – even fewer in the original Old French. Well, I have. And it was bloody hard work, believe me! When you choose to study A Level French you know you’re probably giving yourself […]

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Missed The Boat: Something Rotten

The West End definitely missed a trick with this one in 2016. When everywhere else was cashing in on it being the 200th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, London’s big theatres missed the opportunity to bring Karey & Wayne Kirkpatrick’s Bard-based musical to a new audience. And, as my luck always seems to go, it closed […]

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