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CD REVIEW- An American Victory: Concept Album

Lyricist and Composer: Louis R Bucalo Reviewer: Kelyn Luther An American Victory is unfortunately more failure than victory. The lack of memorable songs might be forgivable if the show was sung-through but without the benefit of a book, it’s a collection of pleasant but forgettable songs. Under Thomas Jefferson’s government, pirates rule the seas as they have done for two ...

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CD REVIEW: Swan Esther – Original Concept Album

Lyrics: Jack Edward Oliver Music: Nick Munns Reviewer: Mark Clegg There can’t be many people who haven’t experienced the dreaded school assembly either as a participant or as a spectator, squatting on an under-sized chair waiting for your child to deliver their single line while dressed as the Archangel Gabriel or an onion. Luckily, school assemblies got a shot in ...

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NEWS: Stage Door Records to release Stephanie Lawrence in Swan Esther on CD

Stage Door Records today announced the Original Concept Album of Nick Munns and J. Edward Oliver’s 1983 musical ‘Swan Esther’ will be released on CD May 26th, 2014. 'Swan Esther' is a musical retelling of the biblical story of Esther,the Jewish queen of the Persian King Ahaseuerus. The musical was thebrainchild of legendary theatre producer David Land in a bid ...

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Encore: Laura Tisdall, composer and writer

Who is Laura Tisdall? You may not know her yet, but if you’re a part of the growing online theatre geek world, chances are you’ve come across the musical she composed and wrote the book and lyrics for,The In-Between. A full two-act musical, it has now been recorded as a concept album, its songs brought to life by the voices ...

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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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