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CD REVIEW: Working, A Musical – Original London Cast Recording

Songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers & Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor Reviewer: Mark Clegg Based on Stud Terkel’s 1974 book Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do, Working: A Musical was the brainchild of Stephen Schwartz way back in 1975. The book and ...

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Working – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Studs Terkel Adaptors: Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso Director: Luke Sheppard Reviewer: Stephen Bates In the eyes of America's current President, the triple whammy of globalisation, de-industrialisation and illegal immigration has snuffed out working life in large parts of his country. Therefore, there can be nothing more timely than the reminder of the values of work that comes from ...

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High Society – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Music and Lyrics: Cole Porter Book: Arthur Kopit Additional Lyrics: Susan Birkenhead Director: Anna Linstrum Musical Director: Michael Haslam Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3.5]   It’s not so much wedding day jitters as pre-wedding night wholesale tremors on display in High Society. As the champagne flows, bride-to-be Tracy Lord finds herself with not one but three potential suitors. Tracey’s marital shenanigans ...

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