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Audra McDonald – Leicester Square Theatre, London

Performers: Audra McDonald, Seth Rudetsky, Will Swenson Reviewer: Scott Matthewman If your knowledge of Audra McDonald is limited to her role as the opera singer-cum-wardrobe, Madame de Garderobe, in Disney’s recent live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, you have so much more to learn. McDonald has won six Tony Awards – more than any other actor – and is ...

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NEWS: Audra McDonald back in the West End

By PAUL COUCH Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald is to return to London’s West End in April for four concerts at Leicester Square Theatre, where she sold out shows last year, it's been announced today [3 January 2017]. The Broadway legend will be joined on stage, this time by host and pianist Seth Rudetsky, who last month starred in ...

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CD REVIEW: Disaster! – Broadway Cast Recording

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Jukebox musicals (new shows featuring pre-existing songs) often employ parody and deliberate cheesiness in their plot and libretto. Obvious examples would be We Will Rock You and Rock of Ages, and arguably Mama Mia contains more than a faint whiff of gorgonzola. Disaster! takes things several steps further by wildly parodying a film genre ripe for lampooning: ...

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Seth Rudetsky’s Deconstructing Broadway – Leicester Square Theatre, London

Writer: Seth Rudetsky Reviewer: Jessica Gray Seth Rudetsky could definitely be described as Broadway obsessed; his undeniable knowledge and expertise in Broadway musicals makes him a great man for the job of ‘Deconstructing Broadway’. Rudetsky is best known in the USA as a Broadway pianist, and host of his own Broadway radio show on Sirius/XM. He may be lesser known ...

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Seth Rudetski gets up close and personal

Seth Rudetsky, who is back in the West Endthis Sundayat Leicester Square Theatre, gets up close and personal for The Public Reviews. In an exclusive video interview for The Public ReviewsSeth talks Chita, Elaine, Barbra, and the 3 things he couldn't live without on a desert island...  

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Deconstructing Broadway – Leicester Square Theatre, London

Writer: Seth Rudetsky Reviewer: Christopher Hong [rating:4] The enthusiastic applause at the beginning of the show gives away Seth Rudetsky’s cult status as a multi-talented Broadway actor, writer and musician. Rudetsky’s ability is to analyse, or in his word, deconstruct performances in a hilarious, straight to the point style, all imparted with a good understanding of the fundamentals of music ...

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Patti LuPone – Leicester Square Theatre, London

Reviewer: Robert Cottingham [rating:3] Patti LuPone is undoubtedly a big star. She has won two Tony Awards and an Olivier and created the rôle of Fantine in the original Royal Shakespeare Company production of Les Misérables. As a musical theatre star, they don’t come much bigger. And in the Leicester Square Theatre where she is playing a week long residency, ...

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