Natalie has been an avid theatre goer since her first London production of Blood Brothers when she was 12. Based in Glasgow, she also reviews in Edinburgh and London as much as she can. Natalie loves nothing better than a musical medley and has an intense fear of audience participation.
2019 is the 260th birthday of Scotland's National Bard, Robert Burns and to mark the occasion Big Burns Supper festival is throwing out a warm invitation to audiences old and new from near and far to join them alongside a host of top Scottish and international artists for the biggest contemporary celebration of Scotland's national poet in the town he called home, Dumfries.Industry Minds On Mental Health In The Arts January 18, 2019
BroadwayWorld caught up with Scarlett Maltman and Cathy Read to chat about their podcast Industry Minds and why they feel that we need a stronger focus on mental health in the arts.BroadwayWorld caught up with Scarlett and Cathy Read to chat about their podcast Industry Minds and why they feel that we need a stronger focus on mental health in the arts.TILDA SWINTON ANSWERS AN AD ON CRAIGSLIST Comes to VAULT Festival January 16, 2019
A huge hit with critics and audiences alike, and following sold out runs in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Edinburgh Fringe, TILDA SWINTON ANSWERS AN AD ON CRAIGSLIST is making its eagerly-awaited London premiere at VAULT Festival 2019.BWW Review: GLASGOW GIRLS, Kings Theatre, Glasgow January 16, 2019
The life-affirming, song-and-dance-filled, Scottish musical drama, based on the true story of seven feisty Glaswegian teenagers, whose lives change forever when their school friend and her asylum-seeking family are forcibly taken from their home to be deported.The Lion King Returns To Edinburgh Playhouse January 14, 2019
Team BWW have compiled the following list of their favourite Twitter users in the UK who post about theatre and the arts. Ranging from independent bloggers and theatre-makers to West End performers who are particularly engaging with their social media accounts.BWW Review: CINDERELLA, Theatre Royal, Glasgow January 5, 2019
The ultimate spectacle. Primary colours that burst out of the darkness. Billowing ball gowns whisking you into a magical world. And Prokofiev's irresistibly melodic score showing well-loved characters in a whole new light - performed live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.Natalie O'Donoghue's Most Anticipated Theatre of 2019 December 28, 2018
Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine. A feared figure throughout the streets of London he is unmoved by any pleas for charity. But one Christmas Eve, Scrooge receives some unexpected supernatural visitors who are determined to show him the error of his ways.BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD, Theatre Royal, Glasgow December 6, 2018
The Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival (GICF) returns for its 17th outing in March 2019, with comedy's best and brightest lined up for 18 days of stand up, sketches, plays, improv, films and kids shows.BWW Review: MAMMY GOOSE, Tron Theatre, Glasgow December 1, 2018
Mammy Goose always thought she was going to be somebody, though life hasn't quite worked out like that. Her dreams of glittering Holyrood parties hob-knobbing with the Scottish elite like The Krankies and Sean Batty have gone down the pan. The frying pan. Her life is less Debbie McGhee more McGhee's the Bakers. She's working her fingers to the bone in that wee cafe of hers with her only friend in the world is Lucy - a talking Goose (and you can imagine the stares in street walking arm-in-arm with a 6ft goose).Airport Lounge/Hard Rock Hybrid Set To Ready Edinburgh Performers For Take-off November 28, 2018
Motown the Musical tells the thrilling tale of the man who broke barriers, fought against the odds to create something more than a record label. Discover the story behind Motown, the personal relationships, the professional struggles, and - of course - the music that made history, defined the sound of a generation and got the whole world moving to the same beat.BroadwayWorld's Top Christmas Picks For Glasgow Theatre November 21, 2018
BroadwayWorld reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top pick of shows to see in Glasgow this festive period.