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Frozen – St James Theatre, New York

Music/Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Book: Jennifer Lee Director: Michael Grandage Reviewer: John Roberts It would be safe to assume that anything Disney puts its name to, would be a hit, but that’s not quite true when it comes to Broadway for every Lion King, there was its Tarzan, for every Beauty and the Beast there was its Little ...

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Mary Poppins – The Alhambra, Bradford

Writer: P L Travers Book: Julian Fellowes Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman &Robert B Sherman New Songs and additional music: George Stiles &Andrew Drewe Director: Richard Eyre Reviewer: Holly Spanner Cameron Mackintosh negotiated the rights to develop Pamela Travers beloved books for the stage in 1993, but it wasn’t until more than a decade later in 2004 that ...

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Mary Poppins – Theatre Royal,Plymouth

Writer: P L Travers Book: Julian Fellowes Director: Richard Eyre Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman, Robert B Sherman New Songs and additional music:, George Stiles, Andrew Drewe Reviewer: Karen Bussell Just a spoonful each of Walt Disney, Matthew Bourne, Cameron Mackintosh and Bob Crowley and there’s a practically perfect family musical in Mary Poppins. Playing to packed houses, ...

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Mary Poppins – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Writer: P L Travers Book: Julian Fellowes Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman, Robert B Sherman New Songs and additional music:, George Stiles, Andrew Drewe Director: Richard Eyre Reviewer: Jo Beggs Expectations are high. Thanks to a new Disney heyday over the past few years, kids are turning to the oldies and Mary Poppins is, in many households, up ...

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Mary Poppins – Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol

Book: Julian Fellowes Director: Richard Eyre Original Music and Lyrics: Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics: George Stiles and Anthony Drewe Reviewer: Chris Oldham For many, the wistful opening bars of Chim Chim Cher-ee are enough to conjure up memories of Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke dancing in a world above ...

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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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