Articles by Holli-Mae Johnson

Frivolous French Fluff: Jean Paul Gaultier: Fashion Freak Show At Southbank Centre

Frivolous French Fluff: Jean Paul Gaultier: Fashion Freak Show At Southbank Centre

A joyous mouthful of whimsical candy floss. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★☆☆
Sheridan Smith Steals The Spotlight In Joseph The Musical Revival

Sheridan Smith Steals The Spotlight In Joseph The Musical Revival

Even that technicolor coat struggles to shift attention from Sheridan Smith. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★☆☆
Lola's Underground Casino At The Hippodrome Is A Malfunctioning Letdown

Lola's Underground Casino At The Hippodrome Is A Malfunctioning Letdown

The bar has most certainly not been raised. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★☆☆☆
From Soporific To Sublime: Andrea Chénier At Royal Opera House

From Soporific To Sublime: Andrea Chénier At Royal Opera House

Mesmerising moments worth waiting for. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★★☆
Cabaret Review: Little Death Club At Underbelly Festival

Cabaret Review: Little Death Club At Underbelly Festival

Tits, tunes and tears. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★★★
Hot For Schrott: Faust Returns To Royal Opera House

Hot For Schrott: Faust Returns To Royal Opera House

Well worth signing up for a dance with this devil | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★★☆
Vocal Allure And Car Crash Couture: La Forza Del Destino At Royal Opera House

Vocal Allure And Car Crash Couture: La Forza Del Destino At Royal Opera House

Superb vocal quality, but the staging and styling is bizarre and confused. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★★☆
Magic Mike: Live And Stripping At The Hippodrome

Magic Mike: Live And Stripping At The Hippodrome

The stage version of the Channing Tatum film is a truly immersive experience. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★☆☆
Dita Mania Hits London With The Art Of Von Teese

Dita Mania Hits London With The Art Of Von Teese

Featuring the sexiest rodeo in human history. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★★☆
London's Life Models: The Naked Truth

London's Life Models: The Naked Truth

Nude in front of strangers. | By Holli-Mae Johnson
Club Swizzle: A Triumphant Return For La Soiree

Club Swizzle: A Triumphant Return For La Soiree

A shining example of La Soiree at its best. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★★★
Burlesque Megastar Dita Von Teese Reveals Her London To Us

Burlesque Megastar Dita Von Teese Reveals Her London To Us

"I saved up for shopping during my first trip!" | By Holli-Mae Johnson
Kramer's Traviata Is A Tragedy For ENO

Kramer's Traviata Is A Tragedy For ENO

The new Artistic Director's first production doesn't hit the right notes. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★☆☆☆
Tragic Tosca Makes Ravishing Return To Royal Opera House

Tragic Tosca Makes Ravishing Return To Royal Opera House

If ever you wanted a way to get into opera, this is it. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★★☆
Faltering Fabiano Condemns Disappointing Rigoletto

Faltering Fabiano Condemns Disappointing Rigoletto

Unrelentingly bleak and tired. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★☆☆☆
RSC Have A Good Stab At Shakespearean Epic

RSC Have A Good Stab At Shakespearean Epic

A riot of noise and colour. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★★☆
An Earnest Attempt At A Wilde Classic

An Earnest Attempt At A Wilde Classic

Brockley Jack revives the well-worn classic. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★☆☆
Is This The Show That Will Save London Burlesque?

Is This The Show That Will Save London Burlesque?

Has the scene succumbed to corporate cash? | By Holli-Mae Johnson