Entertaining and Colourful Account of Phineas Taylor Barnum’s Life

07/08/2015

  Cy Coleman & Michael Stewart: Barnum:  The Lowry, Salford Quays,  Salford, 4,8.2015. (MC)

Brian Conley as Barnum

Brian Conley as Barnum

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Terfel Heads the Cast of Grange Park Opera’s Fiddler on the Roof

07/06/2015

Bock, Harnick, Stein, Fiddler on the Roof: Soloists and Chorus of Grange Park Opera, BBC Concert Orchestra / David Charles Abell. (conductor), The Grange, Bishop’s Sutton. Alresford, Hampshire, 5.6.2015. (JPr)

Fiddler on The Roof - Jerry Brock, Sheldon Harnick, Joseph Stein - Grange Park Opera - 4th June 2015Conductor - David Charles Abell Director/Designer - Antony McDonaldChoreographer - Lucy BurgeCostume Designer - Gabrielle Dalton Lighting Designer - Lu

Grange Park Opera’s Fiddler on The Roof

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Just Jim Dale

03/06/2015

Just Jim Dale: Jim Dale accompanied by Mark York (piano). Vaudeville Theatre, London, 28.5.2015. (JPr)

Just Jim Dale

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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

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