Thursday, May 23

Tag: Hiba Elchikhe

The Time Traveller’s Wife: The Musical – Apollo Theatre
London

The Time Traveller’s Wife: The Musical – Apollo Theatre

Based on the internationally best-selling novel, the romantically unconventional story, The Time Traveller’s Wife, opens as a new musical on the West End stage this Autumn. The story follows the life of Clare (Joanna Woodward), a talented artist and sculptor, who meets a remarkable man, Henry (David Hunter), who happens to travel through time, when she is a just a girl. Henry’s extraordinary genetic disorder allows him to pop up through the course of Clare’s life and eventually they fall in love, defying the unavoidable complications that a relationship involving time travel can bring. From the moment the show opens with a bang and strobe lighting, it is clear that the turning set and effects will be a big factor in portraying the magic of this story. Immediately the screen in front of...
Millennials – The Other Palace
London

Millennials – The Other Palace

A pink pop frenzy is the best way to describe Elliot Clay’s new pop song cycle Millennials, which has transformed the Studio of The Other Palace. Written and composed by Clay and directed by Hannah Benson, the musical tells the highs and lows of life as a millennial right now, from crippling social anxiety to first loves, the show packs in plenty in just over an hour. The show features a small but strong cast which includes Hannah Lowther, Luke Bayer, Hiba Elchikhe, Georgina Onuorah, Luke Latchman and What’s Onstage award winner Rob Madge. Designed by Andrew Exeter, the immersive set wowed the moment you walked through the curtain of pink pool noodles. There was a dizzying blend of sparkles, pink lights, inflatables, rubber ducks and slinkies everywhere. Normal seats were replaced w...
Tell Me Straight – King’s Head Theatre
London

Tell Me Straight – King’s Head Theatre

Tell Me Straight is a new two-hander play written by Paul Bradshaw about a gay man on a path to self-improvement. Staged as part of the Queer Season at the King’s Head Theatre, the show is produced by Gartland Productions and directed by Imogen Hudson-Clayton. With inimitable performances and quick-witted dialogues, the audience witnesses the many layers to dating in the modern age and how our relationships with our sexuality, identity and self-worth are far more intertwined than what we perceive.  The lead character, played by Bradshaw, has set himself a solid 30-day plan to bring order back to his life – no booze, no fast food and most importantly, no more random hookups. His friend Dani (voiced by Stephanie Levi-John), whose disembodied presence is manifested through funny voic...