WNO’s Gruesome Sweeney Todd Brings Madness to the Musical Theatre

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Stephen Sondheim,  Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – A Musical ThrillerSoloists and Orchestras of Welsh National Opera/James Southall (conductor), Venue Cymru (North Wales Theatre), Llandudno, 29.10.2015. (RJF)

Sweeney Todd
WNO’s Sweeney Todd (c) Welsh National Opera

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Refreshing New Approach to the Orpheus Myth from Versatile Little Bulb Theatre

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Deloitte Ignite Festival 2015 – Django Reinhart: Orpheus: Little Bulb Theatre / Dominic Conway (music director), Linbury Studio Theatre, ROH, London, 16.9.2015. (JPr)

Orpheus-press-3-credit photo by RULER www.thisisruler.net
Dominic Conway as Django/Orpheus with the woodland creatures (c) RULER

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There’s Sweet Charity at the Cadogan Hall

Sweet Charity at Cadogan Hall staring Denise Van Outen – Charity Michael Xavier – Charlie / Vittorio Vidal / Oscar Lindquist Kimberley Walsh – Nickie Kerry Ellis – Helene Michael Simkins – Herman Rodney Earl Clarke – Big Daddy Amy Perry – Ursula Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra ArtsEd – Ensemble Richard Balcombe– music director Paul Foste – stage director Matt Flint – choreographer
Sweet Charity at Cadogan Hall
L-R Denise Van Outen, Kerry Ellis, Kimberley Walsh
c Alex MacNaughton

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Sweet Charity (Book by Neil Simon, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields and Music by Cy Coleman): Soloists, ArtsEd Ensemble, Richard Balcombe (musical director) with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. Cadogan Hall, London 20.8.2015. (JPr)

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Elementary, My Dear Prommers! Sherlock Holmes Celebrated at the BBC Proms

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Prom 41_CR_BBC_Chris Christodoulou

Prom 41: Sherlock Holmes a Musical Mind: Mark Sweet and Mark Gatiss (presenters), Jack Liebeck (violin), Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano), Stile Antico, BBC Concert Orchestra/Barry Wordsworth (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 16.8.2015. (JPr)

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