Tag: Orchard Theatre

Theatre Review: Blood Brothers at The Orchard Theatre

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If this was a Hollywood story, there would be a happy ending. You know, like The Parent Trap. But this isn’t Hollywood, it’s Willy Russell, and you’ll find no happy-ever-after here. Blood Brothers isn’t just heart-wrenchingly brilliant, it’s rip your heart out through your throat, stamp on it multiple times and then throw it under…

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Theatre Review: ‘Buddy’ at the Orchard Theatre

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This is the best show I’ve seen at the Orchard Theatre this year. It was the night the music lived. The Buddy Holly Story, one so tragically short – I hadn’t realised how short – of a young man from Lubbock, Texas, delighting fans worldwide and having a huge influence on everyone from Dylan to…

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Theatre Review: Bugsy Malone at the Orchard Theatre

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For two weeks every summer, the Orchard Theatre is abuzz with the voices of young performers acting, singing and dancing. It’s the culmination of the year long Summer Youth Project overseen by the creative team, which offers youngsters the opportunity to participate in a professionally produced show at the prestigious theatre. This year, the chosen…

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