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West End, Broadway, Theatre Reviews.

The Encore team reviews the best of UK theatre, from the West End and beyond. Our accessible reviews aim to positively investigate the world of musical theatre, celebrating all aspects of a production.

The Worst Witch
★★★★ | The Worst Witch At Vaudeville Theatre "from the moment the young witches take to the stage... we were spellbound."
The cast of The View UpStairs. Photo:Darren Bell
★★★★ | The View UpStairs At Soho Theatre "a story everyone should hear!"
Oklahoma! at Chichester Festival Theatre. Photo: Johan Persson
★★★★★ | Oklahoma! – “Funny, poignant and with music to melt both your heart and your eardrums, if you don’t go home humming the tunes then we’ll eat our Stetsons! ”
Lorna Want, Vivien Carter & Joanna Woodward. Mum's The Word. Photo: Leigh Lothian
★★★★ | Mum's The Word - "an exquisitely packaged one-act show that beautifully showcases the trials and tribulations of motherhood."
Jesus Christ Superstar - The Barbican 2019. Photo: Johan Persson
★★★★★ | 'It’s undeniably one of the best revivals of our time.' 
Rufus Kampa as Adrian and Jeremiah Davan Waysome as Nigel in Adrian Mole the Musical. Photo: Pamela Raith
★★★★ | ‘Adrian Mole The Musical is jam-packed with songs and laughs, suitable for adults and children alike’
Love Is Only Love By Sam Harrison
★★★★★ | Love Is Only Love - 'is an honest, intelligent, engaging, wonderful piece of theatre.'
Laura Benanti Live at London's Cadogan Hall. June 2019. Photo: Twitter - Darren Bell
★★★★ | 'Laura Benanti's stunning vocals and comedic wit create a beautiful concert.'
On Your Feet! Christie Prades 'Gloria Estefan' and George Ioannides 'Emilio Estefan'. Photo: Johan Persson
★★★★ | On Your Feet! The Story Of Emilio & Gloria Estefan – “ is a feel-good, fun evening at the theatre ”
Daniel Mack Shand and Darragh Cowley. Bare: The Pop Opera at the Vaults London. Photo: Tom Grace
★★★ | Bare - A Pop Opera – “poignant and thought-provoking piece of musical theatre ”