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Camille O’Sullivan: The Carny Dream – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin amid a stage of fairy lights, a lit-up paper gingerbread house, a glowing paper bunny, and dressed mannequins topped with animal masks, enters a chilled-out male trio on keys, drums and bass before the dramatic entrance of Camille O’Sullivan in a sequined red-cape. This is not a fairytale, this is not real life, this is the nether ...

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CD REVIEW: Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp: Acoustically Speaking

Reviewer: Emily Garside Recorded live at New York’s Feinstein’s/54 Below, Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp reunite for an acoustic mix of Broadway and Rock-pop. Ranging across classic 80s pop - as Rapp quips he’s ‘very much a child of the 80s’ across contemporary and classic Broadway songs with a twist, there’s a variety brought out by their different musical styles, ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Hot Brown Honey – Spiegeltent, Dublin

Creators: Busty Beatz and Lisa Fa’alafi Director: Lisa Fa’alafi Music: Busty Beatz Choreography: Lisa Fa’alafi Reviewer: Saoirse Anton Briefs Factory’s feminist cabaret and burlesque extravaganza, Hot Brown Honey, has the audience crying with laughter, whooping, clapping and stamping their feet, but it isn’t from this that the show gets its electric energy. The Honeys are a group of women who ...

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Getting Married Today – Phoenix Artist Club, London

Writers: Amy Alexander and Alice Mistroni Director: Sandra Paternostro Reviewer: Scott Matthewman The challenges for any musical performers attempting to put a cabaret evening together are finding a decent theme for the song selections, and what to do in those inter-song spaces. Amy Alexander and Alice Mistroni solve both problems by turning the cabaret into a chamber musical, playing a ...

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Cabaret (Kab-uh-rey) – Greenside @ Nicolson Square

Music &Lyrics: John Kander &Fred Ebb Reviewer: David Doyle Kander and Ebb’s classic musical Cabaret ought to have as much power today as it did when first produced. The view of a country descending into fascism should seem vital in a world that seems ever increasingly to be winding down a dark path but in this production from the California ...

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Amelia Ryan: Lady Liberty – Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Matt Farnham Amelia Ryan returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with her follow-up to the highly successful Storm in a D Cup. In Lady Liberty Amelia Ryan inspired by strong liberated women, sets out her new seven-step plan to become the star of her own show on Broadway. Amelia brings her fantastic vocals together with some amazing lyrics to deliver ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Soho Theatre Presents – Friday Cabaret

Le Gateaux Chocolat at Latitude Festical

Venue: Cabaret Tent Reviewer: Kris Hallett   Once the headliners have left the music stages, Latitude shifts its focus to late night entertainments that are strictly for adults only. Soho Theatre took over the cabaret tent on Friday night with a smorgasbord of acts that veer between touching torch songs to deluded dancing magicians and a stand-up act that was ...

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That’s Life: Barb Jungr and John McDaniel – The Crazy Coqs, London

Reviewer: Alex Ramon Barb Jungr, radiant in pink, turns to John McDaniel, at the piano, with a loving smile as the pair harmonises beautifully on an exquisite version of Bacharach and David’s Trains and Boats and Planes during their show at The Crazy Coqs. In a week marked by divisiveness, media-stoked hysteria and the emergence of some fairly shocking hostilities, ...

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