WORTH A LOOK?: *****
WHERE: Apollo Theatre
WHEN: 6/11, press night 22/11, booking to 21/4/18
It must have been tempting for the creative team behind this musical about a teenage drag queen-wannabe desperate to wear a dress to his prom to rest on its laurels.
- Read on for reasons including why this is the best new musical of 2017
WORTH A LOOK?: ***
WHERE: Garrick Theatre
WHEN: 30/9, press night 10/10, booking to 10/2/18
Creating a smash hit musical from a successful film is something which author Mel Brooks has much experience of.
- Read on for reasons including why Bonnie Langford was in the audience for this third preview
WORTH A LOOK?: ****
WHERE: Vaudeville Theatre
WHEN: 2/11, runs to 4/2/17
This consistently joyous revival of Terry Johnson’s 1994 hit comedy is notable for including the second example of full-frontal male nudity we’ve seen in London theatreland in less than a week.
- Read on for reasons including a fabulously camp supporting role by the League of Gentleman’s Steve Pemberton