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Wonderland – Milton Keynes Theatre

Stephen Webb and Kerry Ellis in Wonderland

Book: Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy Music: Frank Wildhorn Lyrics: Jack Murphy Director: Lotte Wakeham Reviewer: Maggie Constable Before Alice disappears down the rabbit hole we are treated at Milton Keynes Theatre to Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland, a magical musical based on the famous Lewis Carroll original stories. The acclaimed production, which has played to packed audiences across the ‘pond’, packs ...

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Macbeth – mac, Birmingham

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Andy Barrow Reviewer:  Selwyn Knight Oddsocks Productions, formed in 1989 by husband and wife team, Andy Barrow and Elli Mackenzie, aims to ‘tell good stories in a fun interactive way’, producing a ‘theatre experience for everyone’. Since 1993, they have mounted two tours per year, performing all over the country, often outdoors. Snippets of overheard conversation when ...

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Matthew McConaughey vs. The Devil – The Acorn Theatre, New York

(Matthew McConaughey vs. the Devil) (NYMF) (NYC) (c)Michael Kushner

Book: Emilie Landmann Music: Jonathan Quesenberry Lyrics: Carrie Morgan Choreographer: Billy Griffin Director: Thomas Caruso Reviewer: Robert Price The first thing that a viewer should know is that the Devil makes no appearance in this production. Matthew sells his soul for an Oscar, and it turns out to be not-so-great for his childhood friend and agent Penny, or for his ...

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Errol And Fidel – The Peter Jay Sharp Theater, New York

(Errol and Fidel) (The Peter Jay Sharp Theater ) (NYC)

Book: Boyd Anderson & Guy Anderson Music: Peter Kaldor, John Kaldor & Doug Oberhamer Lyrics: Boyd Anderson Choreographer: Justin Boccitto Director: Michael Bello Reviewer: Robert Price ¡Qué calor! Sydia Cedeño takes the stage as Mima, the Cuban narrator for the swashbuckling tale of Errol and Fidel. Her storytelling is crystal clear and charming, adding a dash of perceived authenticity to ...

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True Right – New Ohio Theatre, New York

Writers: Brittany K. Allen, Gemma Kaneko & Adin Lenahan Director: Gemma Kaneko Reviewer: Carrie Lee O’Dell Sam Shepard’s 1983 play True West explores the relationship between two very different brothers—a by-the-books screenwriter who is working on his newest script and his older brother, a drunken petty thief who imagines himself a cowboy. In True Right, Bess and George Theatre Company ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Harriet Braine

woman harriet braine looks at camera

Next up in our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's it's the turn of Harriet Braine. In one sentence tell us about your show. A musical journey through the art world in 15 short essays. What made you decide to bring a show this year? It’s the ‘done thing’ after a relatively prosperous year of new act competitions. ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Alex Kealy

Next up in our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's, it's the turn of Alex Kealy. In one sentence tell us about your show. A 27-year-old man whose only job was a year working at a philosophy festival, tries to make sense of the world’s political chaos but with jokes. What made you decide to bring a show ...

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