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.

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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Sh!t-faced Showtime: Oliver with a Twist

Sell-out hit of the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 returns to London – so consider yourself well in with the musical where one actor has got to sink a bottle or two before curtain up! Leicester Square Theatre, 27 March – 12 April PRESS NIGHT: Friday 29th March, 7pm “Cast smash it in drunken twist on Dickens… […]

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Waitress, Adelphi Theatre

“London doesn’t have another offering quite like this on the menu” When ‘Waitress’ was announced to be transferring to the West End, everyone was suddenly hungry for pie! Having been on Broadway since 2016, some even wondered whether the UK would get to see this ‘sweet’ show grace to London stage. Now, that day has […]

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LIPSTICK: A Fairytale of Iran, Omnibus Theatre (as part of the ’96 Festival)

“Uniquely told and poignant” The ’96 Festival has returned by popular demand to the Omnibus Theatre with more fantastic performances, productions and cabarets than ever before! For those who don’t know, the festival is named after the legendary Pride party that occurred on Clapham Common in 1996. The festival celebrates the queer community with performances […]

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Cheating Death, The Cockpit Theatre

Black comedy is an incredibly hard genre to write. Max Nowaz’s Cheating Death attempts to tackle it with a very intriguing premise but the final product stumbles a fair bit along the way. It’s 2009 – a depressing financial time for Britain (as projected through a radio announcement over the auditorium) and after waking up from being […]

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