SPIDER DANCE: celebrating the transgressive lives & performances of Fanny Kelly & Lola Montez

PREPARE TO BE HORSEWHIPPED! Come on a fantastical journey through the lives and loves, romances and revolutions, and conquests of one of the great women of the nineteenth century, and the woman who was her muse. Fanny Kelly ran London’s first drama school from her Royalty Theatre in Soho. Her cross-dressed performances enthralled and appalledContinue reading “SPIDER DANCE: celebrating the transgressive lives & performances of Fanny Kelly & Lola Montez”

The Soho Girl in conversation with Shuck ‘N’ Jive co-writer and cast

I arranged to meet with the co-writer, Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong and cast, Olivia Onyehara and Tanisha Spring, for a conversation which delves a little deeper into the process of writing the piece, and using comedy to display everyday racial inadequacies very much alive in the theatre industry…

Out of excuses: Shuck ‘N’ Jive spotlights the racial inadequacies in the theatre industry

Writer and theatre lover Rosario Blue shares her take on Shuck ‘N’ Jive currently showing at the Soho Theatre.

Shida is the theatrical magic London needs to see!

All the way from across the pond, broadway star and Gospel sensation Jeannette Bayardelle – writer and performer, and director Andy Sandberg bring Shida to London. Showing at the Vaults Theatre, I made my way to Waterloo on opening night by invitation of Mr London, Talentbanq’s CEO Ray Jones. The show had such an impactContinue reading “Shida is the theatrical magic London needs to see!”