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The Quentin Dentin Show – Tristan Bates Theatre, London

Music and Lyrics: Henry Carpenter Book: Henry Carpenter and Tom Crowley Director: Adam Lenson Reviewer: Stephen Bates In the digital age, the need for self-help manuals could be passing. Who needs them when all the required help can be delivered in the form of robots, direct to your living room by means of fibre-optics? Here we have a futuristic rock ...

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Whisper House – The Other Palace, London

Music and lyrics: Duncan Sheik Book and lyrics: Kyle Jarrow Director: Adam Lenson Reviewer: Stephen Bates Anyone who can turn a Frank Wedekind play into a hit musical is worthy of respect and so be it with Duncan Sheik. His 2006 show Spring Awakening ran for over two years on Broadway and won multiple Tony awards, although its West End ...

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See What I Wanna See – Jermyn Street Theatre, London

  Words and Music: Michael John LaChiusa Director: Adam Lenson Musical Director: Richard Bates Reviewer: Scott Stait     In a time of hunger for something fresh and innovatively raw, where audiences and producers and forever searching for that show that really touches them and makes them stir, it is a surprise that it has taken 10 years for Michael ...

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The Goodbye Girl – Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London

Book: Neil Simon Music: Marvin Hamlisch Lyrics: David Zippel Director: Adam Lenson Reviewer: Harry Stern   It is a distant memory, but an unpleasant one sure enough. The combination of actors Richard Dreyfuss and Marsha Mason performing the words of the masterful Neil Simon led to a keenness of anticipation for the film of The Goodbye Girl back in the ...

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Come Fly with Me – The Salberg Studio, Salisbury

Devisors: Adam Lenson and Gareth Machin Music Arranger and Supervisor: Glyn Kerslake Reviewer: Lloyd Perry   What an excellent start to the Christmas Week. Salisbury Playhouse has become well-known for doing a musical revue at Christmas time in the small and intimate Salberg Studio and this production does not disappoint. Come Fly with Me is more than just songs, it ...

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