Theatre Reviews

Not only are we the best Theatre Bar and Restaurant in the West End, but we also have a set of the best Theatre Critics and Journalists ready to review whatever is new in the West End and Fringe.  If you would like to be reviewed, please contact us at events@phoenixartistclub.com. Our reviews are brought togther and edited by Joanne Corrigan, an Editor at BBC News for many years.

the Swell Mob (by Flabbergast Theatre), colab factory – REVIEW

“A great piece of interactive, immersive theatre. There’s nothing else like it right now” Immersive theatre is tricky to get right. People have their own versions already set in their minds on what they think they should be and the concept of immersive theatre can be so varied, many can find themselves disappointed. People can […]

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Review: Queerteria TV, Above The Stag Theatre

“Enjoy the weirdness” In a dystopian Britain, we find ourselves as the live audience for a recently taken over TV station, now known as Queertertia TV. Where we meet an array of odd characters who are recreating classic television shows in front of us in the set of a ruined nightclub. They call it club […]

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Review: William Andrews ‘Willy’, Soho Theatre

“Unique, compelling, weird and varied” Comedian William Andrews returns to the upstairs space at the Soho Theatre after a nine-year absence from the building. His new show stand-up show, Willy, explores everything from Andrews’ childhood to approaching his forties, his real and fake wives and even how to kill fish “accidentally”. He’s already on the […]

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Review: Shitfaced Showtime: Oliver With a Twist, Leicester Square Theatre

“A great night out” The premise is simple. You don’t come for the plot, nor the production values – you come to watch one member of the cast mess it up for everybody else on stage by being inebriated. After previous productions such as ‘Shitfaced Shakespeare’ were a roaring success, the Shitfaced team turn their […]

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Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas’ announced at The Dominion Theatre!

Make it a magical Christmas with this spectacular brand-new production of Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS. Experience this ‘terrific dose of pure escapism’ (The Times) as this feel-good family musical lights up London’s Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited season from November 2019. Reprising their acclaimed roles following a sell-out season at Leicester Curve are Danny Mac (Sunset […]

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Review: Goodbye Norma Jeane, Above the Stag Theatre

“An insight into Hollywood politics” Everybody knows of Marilyn Monroe. She’s been the subject of stage productions and screen countless times since her passing and her history with others that she’s worked alongside is equally as interesting. Liam Burke’s two-hander play focuses on one choreographer who worked with Norma Jeane, herself. We meet Jack Cole […]

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Review: Romance, Romance – Above The Stag Theatre

“Light-hearted fun” With the original production running on Broadway in the late eighties and even though it was nominated for a handful of Tony Awards, Romance, Romance hasn’t resurfaced much since. Set as two separate stories in two separate acts, the musical follows two individuals and the romantic entanglements that surround them – one (‘The […]

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Mischief Theatre announces new show – Magic Goes Wrong!

Created with magic legends Penn & Teller, Mischief Theatre conjure up an evening of grand illusion. In the next ‘Goes Wrong’ comedy to hit the West End, the original Mischief Company play a hapless gang of magicians presenting a charity event. As the accidents spiral out of control, so does their fundraising target! ‘MAGIC GOES […]

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Barber Shop Chronicles Returns to London this summer!

Following two sell-out runs at the National Theatre and a world tour, Inua Ellams’ acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles comes to the Roundhouse this summer. Newsroom, political platform, local hotspot, confession box, preacher pulpit and football stadium. For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops to discuss the world. These are places where the banter […]

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Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales in The Ginger Snapped, Leicester Square Theatre

“Showbiz glamour oozes from her constantly” RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 5 winner, Jinkx Monsoon, returns to the London stage with her frequent showbiz partner and collaborator, Major Scales, in a comedy cabaret based around the star’s latest album, The Ginger Snapped. Monsoon is no stranger to the UK crowd. She’s showcased her talents in various […]

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