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 (c) 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 ( 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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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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Shelton Pays Tribute to Musical Legend

12/10/2014

 SINATRA The Main Event: Richard Shelton, Louise Dearman and Caroline O’ Connor (vocalists), Renato D’Aiello and The Syd Lawrence Orchestra (Chris Dean, conductor and trombone). Cadogan Hall, London, 10.10.2014. (JPr)

SINATRA The Main Event 7 RICHARD SHELTON Photo Richard Barlow

SINATRA The Main Event 7 RICHARD SHELTON Photo Richard Barlow

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Appealing Irving Berlin Musical Evokes 1930s’ Nostalgia

08/10/2014

 Irving Berlin, Top Hat:  Charlotte Gooch, Alan Burkitt & Company / Jae Alexander (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, 7.10.2014 (SRT)

Top Hat The Musical Dress Rehearsal  Photo The Top Hat Company

Top Hat The Musical Dress Rehearsal
Photo The Top Hat Company

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Brian Conley’s Sense of Fun Makes Barnum Believable

02/10/2014

 Coleman & Stewart, Barnum: Musical Director: Ian Townsend, Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex, 30.9.2014. (JPr)

 

BARNUM - Brian Conley as 'PT Barnum' and company.  Photo by Johan Persson

BARNUM – Brian Conley as ‘PT Barnum’ and company. Photo by Johan Persson

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