We Will Rock You has done a cracking trade peddling mindless fun. It opened at London’s Dominion Theatre in 2002 to mixed reviews, but ran there for a massive 12 years. It’s been seen in Moscow, Tokyo, Berlin, on a cruise ship, in Las Vegas – but notably, not Broadway. It first touched down in Oz in 2004, where it took out took out five Helpmann Awards.
This new production is actually a little stronger than the 2004 iteration – but it nevertheless creaks under the weight of dated references and its poorly-executed book…. READ MORE