It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2019? Over the next month we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 14 categories for our Oscars, or
monstas if you will, of 2019.
Read on for nominees for the monsta for best revival of the year. 2018 winner: Company at Gielgud Theatre
STOP PRESS: This production of Evita is now booking at the Barbican 27/6 to 22/8/20 Tickets
WORTH A LOOK?: *****
WHERE? Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre RUNTIME: 130 minutes (plus 20-minute interval)
WHEN? 2/8, opens 8/8, runs to 21/9/19
It’s apt that in the week where UK girl group musical
announces its Broadway transfer, that the latest actress to play Six Evita should have the voice of Anna Kendrick and the moves of Cheryl Cole.
Read on for reasons including how this 1st preview earned its standing ovation
Fleabag takes the stage
Author Phoebe Waller-Bridge won our
2016 Best TV/Film actress monsta for her work on the 1st TV series ( 5 reasons to watch here) of this show and the original play on which it is based comes to the West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre 20/8 through 14/9/19. Tickets
Read on for reasons including Michael Ball, Alfie Boe, Carrie Hope-Fletcher & Shura
When was the moment when film directors lost control of their work?
Read on for why Sir Alan Parker admires Michael Cimino’s Heaven’s Gate