Everybody's Talking About Jamie is a West-End musical following a young boy called
Jamie New, and his journey in becoming a drag queen and how that affects his life with his
family and at school.
The set design is bold with blocks of coloured lights and basic furniture (for instance
desks, benches, clothes racks) that add to the scenes without distracting the eye, with the
most involved sets being Jamie's kitchen and the dressing room at Legs 11. I also noticed
that it seems to become more colourful as the show goes on. The coloured lighting gives
the show an exciting, poppy feel that awakens the audience.
Most of the songs in the show are very up-beat and punchy, keeping the energy fizzy and
bright, while also making the more broody emotional moments stand out more and hit
harder due to the change.
The show is also very fast-paced without many pauses in-between scenes, which keeps the
audience engaged and prevents them from getting bored.
I love 'And You Don't Even Know It', however I do thinks they made some questionable
choices in the songs, like the language they're using and the teacher rap (which has become
a bit of a meme by now)
Overall though I really enjoyed the show and I think the whole cast and crew did a great