Spend Spend Spend – 13 June 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** Spend Spend Spend is a musical that I feel I should have seen already based on a real life story I feel I should know more about, so I was delighted to solve both problems by being in the audience for the opening night […]

Spamalot – 16 May 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** After recently being introduced to the comedy of Monty Python by my boyfriend, I was delighted that we could both be in the audience for the opening night of Southey Musical Theatre Society’s production of the Monty Python musical Spamalot. Winner of the 2005 Tony Award […]

Sweeney Todd – 24 April 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** I always love a sneak preview and am a fan of gruesome musicals, so was delighted to be in the audience for the dress rehearsal of Ellesmere Musical Theatre Company’s latest musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Sweeney Todd, Stephen Sondheim’s most successful […]

Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies – 16 March 2018, Montgomery Theatre I wasn’t going to turn down the opportunity to be in the audience for the opening night of a show whose poster promises tights, fights and footlights, so was delighted to be in the audience for Far, Far Away Theatre’s production of Robin and […]

Robinson Crusoe and The Pirates – 26 January 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** Pantomime season continues with a pantomime whose story I have heard of but do not know performed by a company I have heard of but before now have not seen performed in the form of Robinson Crusoe and The Pirates performed by Handsworth and Hallam […]

Dick Whittington – 13 January 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield What a better way to start the New Year but with a pantomime, performed by the Wales Community Theatre Players, who provided me with my favourite pantomime dame of last year, and this year present the wonderful tale of Dick Whittington at Sheffield’s Montgomery Theatre. Promising […]

Musicals through the Ages – 29 November 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield For the second Wednesday in a row I was delighted to spend my evening in the company of SUPAS, this time at Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield to celebrate Musicals through the Ages, taking the audience on a journey through every era of musicals, from those […]

Show Stoppers – 12 October 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield One of the best things about musicals are the songs and dance routines so I was delighted to be in the audience for Ellesmere Musical Theatre Company’s annual celebration of songs from shows old and new, offering the audience and entertaining trip down memory lane. From […]

West Side Story – 20 September 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** Considered one of the best musicals of all time, I was delighted to be in the audience for Splinters Theatre Group’s performance of West Side Story on at the Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield until 23 September. Inspired by Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is […]

All Shook Up – 12 July 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** So far I have resisted musicals based on the songs of an individual artist, but I gave in to see All Shook Up, based on the songs of Elvis Presley. Performed by Woodseats Musical Theatre Company, the feel good musical is set over a 24 […]