Rob Ashford Offers a New Spin on Carousel

29/04/2015

 Rodgers & Hammerstein, Carousel: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, David Chase (conductor). Civic Opera House, Chicago, IL, 24.4.2015 (DP)

4/8/15 4:16:07 PM -- Chicago, IL, USA Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents Carousel © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Charlotte d’Amboise as Mrs. Mullin in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Carousel. (Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

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Colourful Oklahoma Production Evokes the Outdoors

27/04/2015

  Rodgers & Hammerstein: Oklahoma!: Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 25.4.2015 (SRT)

Charlotte Wakefield as Laurey andAshley Day as Curly in the National tour of OKLAHOMA! credit Pamela Raith

Charlotte Wakefield as Laurey andAshley Day as Curly in the National tour of OKLAHOMA! credit Pamela Raith

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Gypsy Revival Has Depth and Resonance

16/04/2015

 Styne & Sondheim, Gypsy: Gypsy Company, Nicholas Skilbeck (musical director), Savoy Theatre, London, 15.4.2015. (JPr)

GYPSY by Sondheim, ;          , Music - Stephen Sondheim, based on book by Arthur Laurents, Director - Jonathan Kent, Choreography - Stephen Mear, Designer - Anthony Ward, Lighting - Mark Henderson,  The Savoy Theatre, London, 2015,  Credit: Johan Persson - www.perssonphotography.com

GYPSY, Credit: Johan Persson – www.perssonphotography.com

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R&H Production Captures Spirit of Vintage Small Town America

19/03/2015

  Rodgers & Hammerstein, Oklahoma!: A production by ‘Music & Lyrics Limited and Royal & Derngate Northampton’, Lyric Theatre, The Lowry, Salford,. 18.3.2015 (MC)

Ashley Day as Curly and Nic Greenshields as Jud Fry in the National tour of Oklahoma! © Pamela Raith

Ashley Day as Curly and Nic Greenshields as Jud Fry in the National tour of Oklahoma! © Pamela Raith

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Good Singing and Choreography In G&S Patience Production

21/02/2015

   Gilbert & Sullivan, Patience:  Manchester Universities & RNCM Gilbert & Sullivan Society, / Lucy Armstrong (conductor), Manchester Grammar School, Manchester, 18.2.2015 (RJW)Patience 1 Read more

Frankie Valli Musical Takes to the Road

20/02/2015

 Gaudio & Crewe,  Jersey Boys: Jersey Boys Company, Gareth Weedon (music director). Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex, 18.2.2015. (JPr)

Photo (c) Jerrsey Boys Company

Photo (c) Jerrsey Boys Company

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The Divine Lunacy of Baryshnikov and Dafoe in Robert Wilson’s Staging of The Old Woman

16/11/2014

Robert Wilson, Daniil Kharms, Darryl Pinckney, The Old Woman, Royce Hall, Los Angeles, 14.11.14-15.11.14 (JRo)

 

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Photo (c) Lucie Jansch

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White Christmas: Far From ‘Perfect’ but Nonetheless Polished, Kind-hearted Family Entertainment.

13/11/2014

 Irving Berlin’s White Christmas a musical version based on the 1954 film (Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin and Book by David Ives and Paul Blake): White Christmas Company, Andrew Corcoran (music director). Dominion Theatre, London, 12.11.2014. (JPr)

Louise Bowden ( Judy Haynes), Tom Chambers (Phil Davis), Rachel Stanley (Betty Haynes),
Aled Jones (Bob Wallace), Graham Cole (General Waverly) & Wendi Peters (Martha)
in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (c) Tristram Kenton

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