Thursday, July 18

Tag: Wonderville

The Finellis – Wonderville 
London

The Finellis – Wonderville 

"The Finellis" based on the 2022 movie of the same name, is a vibrant musical that tells the compelling story of Tony Finelli, portrayed by Mark Janicello, who strives to reintegrate into his family's life after a 15-year prison stint. Janicello delivers a convincing performance as the ex-felon Tony, grappling with reconnecting with his distant children and his ex-wife, who has moved on, all whilst being pursued by the relentless Mafia boss Mr Big, played by Michael Cristopher.  The musical kicks off with an energetic start, filled with singing, dancing, and catchy tunes that keep the audience engaged. The pace is brisk, ensuring that there are no dull moments. The ensemble cast, although small, demonstrates remarkable versatility and chemistry, with most actors taking on dual rol...
Wonderville Magic & Illusion – Palace Theatre
London

Wonderville Magic & Illusion – Palace Theatre

The West End has new wizards in town. While Cambridge Circus awaits the return of Harry Potter in October, Wonderville, a new family-friendly show packed with magic and illusion, is keeping his place warm. Wonderville is a throwback to the type of vaudeville magic show of old, featuring an eclectic range of acts. Alongside the regular performers, there's also a set by a guest artiste, one of a number performing at different shows.  The energetic bowtie-wearing Chris Cox, a star on both Broadway and the West End, hosts and provides the links between the acts.  Cox is an excellent MC, affable and funny.  He's also a brilliant mind-reader, producing some stunning moments of "How did he know that?" and gasps from the audience as he follows in the footsteps of Derren Brown, but wi...