So looking over the forum and seeing the wide range of ages and experience just wondered...what was your first West End musical? Be interesting to see who can lay claim to being the one who has seen the earliest show?
For me my first proper musical was "On Your Toes" at the Palace Theatre...Tim Flavin in the lead and also Siobhan McCarthy, and Natalia Makrova 1984 ! Remember taking my seats and just being overwhelmed !
Was lucky enough to see the show last night and have to say LOVED IT ! Standing ovation at the end great energy from the cast and the show flowed really well from start to finish...great designs and sits perfectly in Drury Lane....really makes me chuckle to read back on some of the posts here and how the show is dissected and ripped apart....its a MUSICAL.....! try not to forget that....OK if you want soaring melodies go see Phantom...if you want to see a show with heart on its sleeve and with a lot of love and passion behind it...i would say go see it !
Well deserved....really enjoyed this and was totally taken in. Great ensemble work excellent setting and stunning vocals. Central lead performances were stunning especially Marianne Jean Baptiste and Sharon D Clarke.
Had amazing seats for £12.00 we are truly lucky to have the National produce such high calibre work !