Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
Commercial as they come, the Dominion Theatre relies on populist, accessible shows to fill its whopping 2,000-seat capacity. And grumpy critics aside, it’s done a pretty good job of pleasing the masses, with crowd-pullers such as ‘Grease’, Matthew Bourne’s ‘Swan Lake’ and, most recently, Queen and Ben Elton’s tribute musical, ‘We Will Rock You’. Considering its fare, the Dominion couldn’t be more aptly placed: at the crossroads where Tottenham Court Road meets Oxford Street. It practically vacuums the tourists off the street with its glitzy front and towering statue of Freddie Mercury.
What's on at Dominion Theatre
Jazz dance, Drama, Folk and ethnic, West End
- Rating: 3/5
And, lo! He has come, our saviour, ready to lead us high-kicking away from the forces of darkness. Well, all right, so Michael Flatley has stopped short of selling this reboot of the spangled, turbocharged Irish dance formula that he’s been peddling around...
Musicals, West End
- Rating: 4/5
Resistance is futile. This stage adaptation of the 1954 movie musical – touring since 2006, and newly installed at the Dominion – is as indulgent and seductive as a third helping of Christmas pudding.But then, why would you want to resist? The film, with...