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CD REVIEW: Leap of Faith – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Glenn Slater Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [rating:4] ‘Leap of Faith’, a musical version of the 1992 Steve Martin comedy movie, opened on Broadway in April 2012. Unfortunately, after 44 performances, and some negative reviews, it closed down, losing investors millions of dollars, despite gaining a Tony nomination for Best Musical. Luckily, this underrated music, written by some ...

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CD REVIEW: Nice Work If You Can Get It- 2012 Broadway Cast Recording

Music &Lyrics: George and Ira Gershwin Book: Joe DiPietro Reviewer : Rosie Revell [Rating:5] Nice Work If You Can Get It premiered in 2012 and is essentially a modern musical take on classic musical farce packed full of classic Gershwin tunes with original material by P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton also thrown in for good measure. Wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter ...

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CD REVIEW: Laura Osnes – Dream a Little Dream (Live at the Cafe Carlyle)

Reviewer: Shane Morgan [rating:4] Read any biography of Laura Osnes and it already reads like the charmed life of a Musical Theatre star. Only in her mid-twenties, her Broadway credits already boast leads in Grease, South Pacific, Anything Goes, Bonnie and Clyde and the upcoming Cinderella. From humble beginnings through to Tony nominations, Osnes has spent most of her 27 ...

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CD REVIEW: The Mystery of Edwin Drood – 2012 Broadway Cast Recording

Music, Lyrics and Book: Rupert Holmes Director: Scott Ellis Reviewer: Helen Jones [Rating:4] The Mystery of Edwin Drood is based upon Charles Dicken's last and unfinished novel of the same name -but where Dickens tells a dark tale, Rupert Holmes musical theatre version is a much lighter and more comedic version. The original story, although named after Edwin Drood, is ...

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CD REVIEW: Scott Alan – Live Special Edition

Reviewer: Zara Ellis [Rating: 5] A sensational new live album displaying an array of stars from the musical theatre industry is now available in cd format and to download. Composer and lyricist Scott Alan has released this superb collection of his impressive back catalogue and a few brand new songs. According to Alan at the age of three he knew ...

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CD REVIEW: Now. Here. This.

Music &Lyrics: Jeff Bowen Book: Hunter Bell &Susan Blackwell Reviewer: Mark Clegg [rating:2] Many people, most famously Douglas Adams, have sought to address ‘life, the universe and everything’. Here the creative team behind 2008’s [title of show] aim to cover this large subject matter by concentrating on the minutiae of life. [title of show] was a self-referencing musical about the ...

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An Evening with Jay Kuo – Lambs Club, 44th Street and Broadway, New York

Reviewer: Nathan Shreeve Broadway has long been a home for Musical Theatre. From Phantom of the Opera, to The Lion King, some of the most commercially successful pieces of theatre in recent history can be found here. Similarly, some of the most innovative work is also here, but sadly, not at The Lambs’ Club, and certainly not created by Jay ...

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BOOK REVIEW: Great Moments in Theatre – Benedict Nightingale

Publisher: Oberon Books Reviewer: Emily Pearce Benedict Nightingale is a theatre reviewer and the ex chief critic for The Times. In his charming and informative book, 'Great Moments in Theatre', he has compiled and reviewed moments from the great performances that have either changed the course of theatrical history or exhilarated and inspired audiences. Although it may be assumed that ...

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