Emotionally and Intellectually Rewarding Jazz in Cardiff

24/02/2015

  JT Four: Jean Toussaint (tenor and soprano saxophones), Jonathan Gee (piano), Larry Bartley (bass), Troy Miller (drums), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, 30.1.2015. (GP) Read more

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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Cirque du Soleil Kick-Starts London’s New Year Celebrations

07/01/2015

 Kooza: Performers of Cirque du Soleil. Royal Albert Hall, London. 6.1.2015. (JPr)

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Kooza’s Charivari act pic credit Cirque du Soleil

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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 as Judy Haynes, Tom Chambers as Phil Davis, Rachel Stanley as Betty Haynes, Aled Jones as Bob Wallace, Graham Cole as General Waverly and Wendi Peters as Martha with the cast of Irving Berlin's White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre credit Tristram Kenton

Louise Bowden as Judy Haynes, Tom Chambers as Phil Davis, Rachel Stanley as Betty Haynes, Aled Jones as Bob Wallace, Graham Cole as General Waverly and Wendi Peters as Martha with the cast of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre credit Tristram Kenton

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Landmark Women’s Strike Recalled in New British Musical

08/11/2014

 Bean, Arnold, Thomas, Made in Dagenham: Made in Dagenham Company, Tom Deering (music director), Adelphi Theatre, London, 6.11.2014. (JPr)

The cast of Made In Dagenham Photo by Manuel Harlan

The cast of Made In Dagenham Photo by Manuel Harlan

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Paul Potts In Concert:

28/10/2014

Paul Potts In Concert: Paul Potts with special guests Laura Wright and Elektra; musicians, Chris Taylor (piano/music director) and Robert Willis (conductor). Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex. 23.10.2014. (JPr)

Paul Potts (c) Max Dodson

Paul Potts (c) Max Dodson

 

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