★★★★ Death Takes A Holiday “Thom Southerland delivers a ravishing production.

"The presiding genius of this musical adaptation is composer/lyricist Maury Yeston whose lush, operetta-like scores make him the heir to Jerome Kern’s crown among the current crop of Broadway writers. As in previous works such as Grand Hotel and Titanic, he displays a rare ability to give voice to a wide range of characters, often within a single song." Michael Arditti, Daily Express 5 STARS. "The quality of... read more

TIMES LONDON 2016: The day after seeing TITANIC I went back to see it again. It’s that good.

These thumbnail sketches of characters are each rendered with vitality and sympathy, rendered irresistible by Yeston’s hypnotic music. There’s a ragtime number, some period crooning, but mostly the mood is propulsive, percussive and operatic in a way that recalls minimalist Americans (Reich, Glass, Adams) as well as period Brits (Vaughan Williams, Elgar). Absolutely thrilling production of the Titanic story gets... read more

TITANIC and European Premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY set for LONDON

Director Thom Southerland has been appointed Artistic Director of the Charing Cross Theatre in Central London. Southerland will begin the season by bringing his internationally acclaimed production of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's 1997 musical Titanic back to London from 28 May to 6 August 2016, with an official opening on 6 June 2016. The production originally ran at the Southwark Playhouse in 2013... read more

RAVES FOR GRAND HOTEL IN LONDON 08/05/2015!

The Stage ★★★★★ WhatsOnStage ★★★★★ The Arts Desk ★★★★★ Musical Theatre Review ★★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★★ Remote Goat ★★★★★ Public Reviews ★★★★ ½... read more

LONDON’S TITANIC BERTHS IN TORONTO SPRING 2015

May 20, 2015 - June 21, 2015: Princess of Wales Theatre --  The haunting story of the great ship Titanic is transformed by composer and lyricist Maury Yeston (Nine, Grand Hotel) into a riveting musical in which the hopes and dreams of rich and poor, heroes and cowards, lovers and foes are woven together in a celebration of the human spirit. Before the famed blockbuster movie hit the screens, the original... read more

TOKYO AND SEOUL NEWS—NINE & PHANTOM

New productions in the Far East are currently in casting and rehearsal. Robert Johanson is slated to direct PHANTOM in Seoul, Korea, while in Japan UMEDA ARTS is presenting PHANTOM for Tokyo and Osaka (directed by Dan Kutner), and (later) NINE, also directed by Dan. In addition, UMEDA is currently casting TITANIC, directed by Thom Southerland who will be bringing his award-winning London production as his Far... read more

Southwark Playhouse’s Titanic scoops most Offies Prizes!

Southwark Playhouse’s presentation of a new chamber version of the musical "Titanic" has won the most prizes at this year’s Off West End Theatre Awards, including Best Musical Production. The revival, which ran last summer and was produced by Danielle Tarento, received four awards overall, including Best Musical Production. Cressida Carre picked up the best choreography prize for her work on the musical, and the... read more

Titanic wins Whatsonstage Award for Best Off-West-End Production!

Congratulations to Thom Southerland, Danielle Tarento, and the magnificent Southwark Playhouse Company!

Titanic wins Broadwayworld UK Award

Southwark Playhouse's "Titanic" has won the 2013 Broadwayworld UK Award for Best Regional or Fringe Production of a Musical. Congratulations to all!

Titanic conquers London - and is one of the summer’s hottest tickets!

It has become an instant hit, indeed a sensation, with 4 star raves from all the major critics –  including: The Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, The Observer and The Sunday Express,  and every performance 100% sold out. People are seeing it and immediately rebooking for repeat visits... Magic Radio said it was "the hottest ticket of the 2013... read more

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