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Close To You: The Burt Bacharach Musical, The Criterion Theatre

Criterion Theatre, London
Close To You: The Burt Bacharach Musical
Criterion Theatre, London
Our Review 4 / 5

Performed by a young cast, led by musician and performer Kyle Riabko, the show features Riabko's new yet faithful interpretations of Bacharach's classics. Blending nostalgia and innovation, generations old and new can now revel in all the hits as if for the very first time.

Opening date |
3rd October 2015
Available until |
14th February 2016
Steven Hoggett

Criterion Theatre Venue Information

Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus, London, SW1Y 4XA
Nearest tube:
Piccadilly Circus

Customer reviews

Our Review of Close To You: The Burt Bacharach Musical


There are quite a few jukebox shows playing around town that repackage old pop repertoires as musicals, from what has become the grandmother of the genre (Mamma Mia!) and a show about Franki Valli and the Four Seasons (Jersey Boys, who are now more like Jersey Granddads), to shameless pop concerts like the Michael Jackson tribute (Thriller Live). But none do anything quite so loving, or lovely, as simply investing in the repertoire it is celebrating with such huge respect, yet... Read more

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