January 2010: The Pirate Queen in Japan – Review

The Japanese première of The Pirate Queen played between 28 November and the 25 December 2009 at the Imperial Theatre in Tokyo before transferring to the Umeda Arts Theatre, Osaka from 1 January to 11 January 2010. It was produced by the renowned theatre company Toho. Western musicals are immensely popular in Japan, especially those … Read moreJanuary 2010: The Pirate Queen in Japan – Review

July 2008: Marguerite – London Production Interviews, Synopsis and Reviews

Marguerite opened at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London on 20 May 2008 for a limited run ending on 1 November 2008 as the finale of Jonathan Kent’s Haymarket Launch Season. The project had been in development for over six years with Michel Legrand writing the music, Alain, Claude-Michel and Jonathan Kent working on the … Read moreJuly 2008: Marguerite – London Production Interviews, Synopsis and Reviews

July 2007: Martin Guerre at the Watermill – Review, Cast and Interview With Craig Revel Horwood

 A brand new production of Martin Guerre opened at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury on July, 11 2007 with the official opening night on July 16. It was a sell-out and ran to high critical acclaim for its allotted 8 weeks until September 1. It was directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, and it … Read moreJuly 2007: Martin Guerre at the Watermill – Review, Cast and Interview With Craig Revel Horwood

April 2007: The Pirate Queen Opens In New York – Interviews, Changes and Reviews

 The Pirate Queen played in Chicago to packed houses and enthusiastic audiences and although it was acclaimed in Variety as one of the most successful out-of-town tryouts, in general the critical reaction was very mixed. The creative team also felt there was work to be done before the Broadway opening. Interviews Alain Boublil: We didn’t … Read moreApril 2007: The Pirate Queen Opens In New York – Interviews, Changes and Reviews