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Let Me Entertain You - 2018


What a year its been! Wow, the musicals, performances and costumes of 2018 have been incredible. What was your favourite musical of 2018?

Backstage Pass with the Cast of Let It Be, Liverpool ©MDHarding (Mobile Phone)

Let Me Entertain You

Kinky Boots

Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos.

Loved it! Entertaining, thought provoking and profound. "Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Taken" - Lola

Read more here. On Tour: Currently at Edinburgh Playhouse until Saturday 5th January 2019.

Kinky Boots_Paula Lane (Lauren) ©Helen Maybanks

Motown

Captivating and entertaining the whole way through. The musical captured the history and drama of the time, into this spectacular performance including hits from the Supreme's, the Temptations, Smokey Robinson, the Jackson 5 and many more!

Brought back lots of memories from seeing Dennis Edwards and The Temptations many years ago! Awesome.

Read more here.

Karis Anderson 'Diana Ross' and The Supremes. ©Tristram Kenton

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever tells the story of Tony Manero, and his reckless, yet thrilling road to dancing success. The musical features the Bee Gees’ greatest hits including Stayin’ Alive, How Deep Is Your Love, Night Fever, Tragedy and More Than a Woman as well as 70’s favorites Boogie Shoes, Disco Inferno and for the first time will feature a group playing the Bee Gees live on stage.

Captivating from beginning to end.

Read more here.

©Saturday Night Fever

Let It Be

Let It Be: A Celebration Of The Music Of The Beatles is the ultimate experience for Beatles fans, and features many of the Fab Four’s best loved songs including She Loves You; Twist and Shout; Day Tripper; Penny Lane; and I Want To Hold Your Hand.

It was entertaining from beginning to end and a truly talented cast not only bringing the story of The Beatles to life but embodying the spirit and charisma of each of the band members, not forgetting the epic tunes. Great night out in the home town of The Beatles - Liverpool!

Read more here.

©Let It Be

The Band

THE BAND is a new musical about what it’s like to grow up with a boyband. For five 16 year-old friends in 1992, ‘the band’ is everything. 25 years on, we are reunited with the group of friends, now 40-something women, as they try once more to fulfill their dream of meeting their heroes.

I was there! Did you see Take That back in the day too? Gosh, too funny.

Read more here.

The Cast of The Band ©Matt Crockett

Titanic

Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's stunning musical focuses on their hopes and aspirations. Unaware of the fate that awaits them, the Third Class immigrants dream of a better life in America, the newly-enfranchised Second Class dream of achieving the lifestyles of the rich and famous, and the millionaire Barons of the First Class dream of their mastery lasting forever.

An unforgettable performance in Belfast, where the RMS Titanic was constructed.

Read more here.

Charing Cross Theatre Cast ©Scott Rylander

I hope you have enjoyed reading. Which musicals did you see this year? Is there one or maybe more on your radar for next year? Me you ask? Ah watch this space (wink). Please do comment and share.

As they say experiences create memories and wow have I lots, of incredible ones from this year. Still shopping for that perfect Christmas gift? Why not give the gift of an experience.

Happy Holidays x

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