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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Latest Reincarnation of The Producers is Good, Harmless Fun

08/04/2015

 Mel Brooks, The Producers: The Producers Company, Leigh Thompson (musical director). Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex, 7.4.2015. (JPr)

The Producers Photo (c) The Producers' Org.

The Producers Photo
(c) The Producers’ Company

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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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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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