Last night we invited media and audiences to the opening night of the Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.

Have a read of the reviews below to see why everybody’s talking about this smash-hit musical.

All that Dazzles ★★★★★

“From its phenomenal writing and amazing music, this show truly is a work of art at the best of times. Add to it one of the best casts I have ever seen and you are left with a remarkably flawless production”

Behind the Arras ★★★★1/2

“ It is everything I want to showcase to my son about what he can be – kind and honest and funny and most of all, true to himself – whatever that may mean.”

“The cast are top notch – Ivano Turco is nothing short of sensational as Jamie while Rebecca McKinnis brings some musical theatre class as Margaret, her heart-rending He’s my boy being the standout singing performance in a sea of many fabulous tunes.”

Birmingham World

“this live theatre show brings an extraordinary story to dazzling new heights.”

Black Country Radio

this show is a prime example of the best of British theatre

An important, poignant piece of theatre with a heart, a message and a stack of humour.”

Brum Hour ★★★★★

“This is a hugely fun production with lots of heart and passion from its cast and creators”

“this show belongs to Ivano Turco from his awkward first steps in red high heels to the curtain call he is, shy, funny, and grows with confidence throughout the performance, a true picture of Jamie’s journey.”

Culture Bab ★★★★

Everyone should be talking about Everyone’s Talking About Jamie, to everybody…”

Curtain Call Reviews ★★★★

A beautifully important story

It is a musical that everyone should be talking about, a joyful celebration of the strength of the human spirit and the beauty of diversity.”

Style Birmingham

“the set design is a dynamic visual feast, with choreography and dance moves to suit, delivered with a whirlwind of precision and flair by the energetic young ensemble.”

“This is a show that will leave you uplifted, inspired, and with a heart full of joy”

What’s On Live ★★★★★

“Inspiring from start to finish, and more than worthy of the loud and joyous standing ovation last night’s audience provided, this is a real treat of a show that’s not to be missed.” 

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie runs at Birmingham Hippodrome until Saturday 14 October, click here for more information and tickets.