Lloyd Webber’s Phantom Makes a Deep Impression in Gothenburg

09/10/2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Phantom of the Opera: Soloists and Chorus of Gothenburg Opera, dancers, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra / Nick Davies (conductor), Gothenburg Opera, 29.9.2017. (NS)

The Phantom (Fred Johanson) (c) Mats Bäcker

The Phantom (Fred Johanson). Photo: Mats Bäcker

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The Potency of Medea

07/10/2017

Medea, Written in Rage (by Jean René Lemoine, translated and directed for the stage by Neil Bartlett): music and sound design by Phil Von, costumes by Mr Pearl and featuring François Testory. And What? Queer. Arts. Festival at The Place, London, 5.10.2017. (JB)

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Medea (François Testory) (c) Manuel Vason

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Strictly Alumni Bring the 50s Alive Again in New High-Octane Rip it Up

26/09/2017

Various composers, Rip it Up: Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex, 24.9.2017. (JPr)

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The Folly of Sondheim’s Follies

09/09/2017

Sondheim, Follies: at the Olivier Theatre, Royal National Theatre, London, 7.8.2017. (JB) Read more

‘Oh, what a Beautiful Prom!’ John Wilson Takes the Promenaders to Oklahoma!

12/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 35 – Rogers & Hammerstein, Oklahoma! (semi-staged): Soloists, John Wilson Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 11.8.2017. (CS)

The cast of Proms 34 & 35: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! at the 2017 BBC Proms Photo by Mark Allan

John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! at the 2017 BBC Proms (c) Photo by Mark Allan

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The National Theatre Dares You to Engage with This Show

30/06/2017

Angels in America at the National Theatre

Angels In America

Russell Tovey (Joseph), Nathan Lane (Roy M Cohn) & Denise Gough (Martin Heller)
in Angels in America (c) Helen Maybanks

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The Splendid Natasha J Barnes Brings Fanny Brice to Life in Funny Girl

21/06/2017

Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, Funny Girl – The Musical: Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex, 20.6.2017. (JPr)

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Natasha J Barnes (Fanny) & Darius Campbell (Nick)
(c) Paul Coltas

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Tina May’s Joyous ‘Ellabration’ of Ella Fitzgerald’s Life and Art

18/06/2017

Various: Tina May (vocals), Nikki Iles (piano), Dave Green (double bass), Steve Brown (drums). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 9.6.2017. (GPu)

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Tina May and Nikki Iles

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