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The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas – Darlington Hippodrome

Director & Choreographer: Mitch Sebastian Reviewer: Mark Clegg Established in the 1950s but only cementing their brand of high-spirited bonhomie in their appearances together in the 1960s, The Rat Pack pretty much invented ‘cool’. A group of entertainers headed up by Frank Sinatra and consisting of four other core members including Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr, they appeared in ...

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The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas – Lyceum, Sheffield

Devised, directed and choreographed by: Mitch Sebastian Musical Supervisor: Matthew Freeman Reviewer: Sheila Stratford The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas takes a step back in time to the luxury Sands Hotel with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior and Dean Martin who are there to entertain you with a night of musical enjoyment. The legendary threesome performs a medley of ...

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The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas: Ella Fitzgerald Edition – Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Devisor/Director: Mitch Sebastian Reviewer: Deborah Klayman Originally conceived by Mitch Sebastian in 2003, The Rat Pack has had numerous incarnations in the intervening years. This version, amended to celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s centenary, proves that an oldie can still be a goodie. With a setting that nods to Sinatra at the Sands, the staging is simple and effective, with Matthew Freeman ...

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Kiss Me Kate- Hippodrome, Bristol

Writers: Bella and Samuel Spewick Composer &Lyricist: Cole Porter Director: Jo Davies Reviewer: Kris Hallett Kiss Me Kate, the third and final show of Welsh National Opera's Shakespeare 400 season, is like an effervescent sugar hit. Anyone with a soul will find a massive grin etched permanently to their face for the entirety of its three- hour running time. Cole ...

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Kiss Me Kate – Liverpool Empire

Quirijn de Lang and Jeni Bern in Kiss Me Kate

Music/Lyrics: Cole Porter Book: Bella and Samuel Spewack Director: Jo Davies Conductor: James Holmes Reviewer: John Roberts Last year the Welsh National Opera brought their dark and foreboding production of Sweeney Todd to the Empire, this year to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th Celebrations the company bring a vibrant and engaging (if a little too long) revival of Cole Porter's Kiss Me ...

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Jersey Boys – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Book: Marshall Brickman/Rick Elice Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Barbara Michaels A story to tug at your heartstrings and music to thrill: that’s Jersey Boys in a nutshell. The true story of the “four lads from the wrong side of the tracks” who got together to form the group which became Frankie Valli and the ...

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Jersey Boys – Milton Keynes Theatre

`Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Maggie Constable Oh What a Night! indeed. Jersey Boys, the show which has been delighting more than19 million people globally for some time and is the winner of 50+ awards, is touring the U.K for the first time and flies into Milton Keynes this ...

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NEWS: Jersey Boys UK Tour cast confirmed.

The cast for the forthcoming UK Tour of Jersey Boys, which is scheduled to open at The Palace Theatre, Manchester in September has been confirmed. Joining previously announced West End star Tim Driesen as Frankie Valli, Stephen Webb, Sam Ferriday and Lewis Griffiths will star as Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio and Nick Massi respectively. Matt Corner will play the rôle ...

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