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CD REVIEW: The In-Between – A New Musical

Music/Lyrics/Producer: Laura Tisdall Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:5] The In-Between wouldn’t look out of place as a TV mini-series on the sci-fi channel but for Composer/Lyricist/Producer Laura Tisdall there was only ever one medium that would work for her. Musical Theatre. The In-Between is the tale of the space between parallel worlds…The place where Flick Wimple not only re-evaluates her life, ...

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CD Review – Lift

Music &Lyrics: Craig Adams Producers: Tobi Lustigman &Perfect Pitch Reviewer: Jacqui Onions [rating:1.5] Have you ever wondered about the lives of the people you pass in the street, sit by on the train or ride with in a lift? Most of us find ourselves people watching from time to time and it is this aspect of human nature that Craig ...

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CD REVIEW: Stiles and Drewe’s The Three Little Pigs

Producer: SimG Productions Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4.5] Decent family friendly musicals seem few and far between, so it is with delight that Stiles and Drewe alongside The Singapore Repertory Theatre, have started to address the situation. Between them they have created three 50 minute musicals all based on fairytales, the remit being that they must be able to use the ...

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CD Review: Unmasked – John Owen-Jones

Producer: John Owen-Jones Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:5] The record breaking and multi-award winning John Owen-Jones has had one of the most illustrious careers in musical theatre history, with performances in this country and on broadway, the envy of many in his chosen profession, But with the fame comes a quiet confidence that has won him many fans, his ability to ...

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CD REVIEW: Jesus Chris Superstar

Producer: Richard Beadle Reviewer: Jacqui Onions [rating:4.5] Jesus Chris Superstar is the debut album from Chris Thatcher, describing itself as a collection of contemporary comedy musical theatre songs. It is, in fact, far more than this. Opening with Sensitive Song from Cops, the album starts as this title suggests; soft, gentle and loving, and then it hits you, bang, with ...

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CD REVIEW: A Song Cycle for Soho

Producer: Simon Greiff and Neil Marcus Reviewer: Julie Robinson [rating:4] Mercury Musical Developments are an organisation dedicated to the development and support of new writing in musical theatre and, in their 20th anniversary year, they collaborated with SimG Productions on the A Song Cycle For Soho project. In February 2012, a showcase ran at the Soho Theatre comprising 16 original ...

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