Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
A somewhat sprawling Shaftesbury Avenue theatre, this ancient venue is one of theatreland’s largest. Just as well, as it specialises in blockbuster musicals: ‘Carousel’, ‘Rent’, ‘High Society’ and, arguably the most successful, ‘Hairspray’. We also have Shaftesbury Theatre to thank for ‘Rocky Horror Show’ creative duo Richard O'Brien and Tim Curry, since the pair met here while playing in hippie musical, ‘Hair’.
Shaftesbury Theatre 210 Shaftesbury Avenue
What's on at Shaftesbury Theatre
West End, Musicals
- Rating: 3/5
A gaudy explosion of well-intentioned hubris, the utter ridiculousness of Broadway import ‘Memphis the Musical’ is, mercifully, matched by a big heart and even bigger singing talent.Loosely based on the lives of pioneering American DJs Dewey Phillips...