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CD Review: Falsettos – 2016 Broadway Cast Recording

Music and Lyrics: William Finn Reviewer: Bryony Luther Falsettos is a groundbreaking musical that explores what makes a modern family. It focuses on Marvin, a neurotic gay man who has left his wife and child to start a relationship with his partner Whizzer but wants everyone to get along as a family. The first act focuses on the domestic dramas ...

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CD Review: Ahrens & Flaherty – Nice Fighting You

Reviewer: Ian Foster Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have enjoyed a prolific writing career stretching over three decades and in celebration of their 30 year working relationship, held a series of concerts at 54 Below which have now been immortalised on their double CD Nice Fighting You: A 30th Anniversary Celebration Live at 54 BELOW. The collection looks back at ...

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CD REVIEW: The Mystery of Edwin Drood – 2012 Broadway Cast Recording

Music, Lyrics and Book: Rupert Holmes Director: Scott Ellis Reviewer: Helen Jones [Rating:4] The Mystery of Edwin Drood is based upon Charles Dicken's last and unfinished novel of the same name -but where Dickens tells a dark tale, Rupert Holmes musical theatre version is a much lighter and more comedic version. The original story, although named after Edwin Drood, is ...

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CD REVIEW: Scott Alan – Live Special Edition

Reviewer: Zara Ellis [Rating: 5] A sensational new live album displaying an array of stars from the musical theatre industry is now available in cd format and to download. Composer and lyricist Scott Alan has released this superb collection of his impressive back catalogue and a few brand new songs. According to Alan at the age of three he knew ...

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