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
Musicals, West End
- Rating: 3/5
Don’t cry for me, Time Out readers. For my money, ‘Evita’ is Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s best work. Musically and lyrically dextrous, with a bagful of classics like ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’, its cynical edge still cuts through the feel-good...
West End, Musicals
The currently forlorn-looking Dominion Theatre (once home to 'We Will Rock You') will perk up for Christmas with this seriously schmaltzy show. Welsh singer Aled Jones and 'Strictly Come Dancing' winner Tom Chambers star as Bob Wallace and Phil Davis...