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CD REVIEW: A Bronx Tale – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Glenn Slater Reviewer: Mark Clegg Based on the 1989 one-man play, the new musical version of A Bronx Tale has a startling pedigree. The musical’s book is by Chazz Palminteri who not only wrote the original play, but also wrote the screenplay for (and starred in) the 1993 movie adaptation. The show is co-directed ...

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Sister Act – Grand Opera House, York

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Glen Slater Book: Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner Director: Nik Briggs Reviewer: Mark Clegg In an era where the vast majority of new musicals are based on a recognised brand, it is not surprising that the movie Sister Act found its way to the stage. What is surprising is how long it took to get there. ...

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Sister Act – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Glenn Slater Book: Cheri &Bill Steinkellner Director: Jerry Zaks Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:5] It is almost impossible to imagine that in 1990 Sister Act would have starred Bette Midler and the story of a nightclub singer who witnesses a murder and goes under cover for her own safety in a convent might never have happened. Luckily ...

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