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CD REVIEW: Hamlisch Uncovered

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Marvin Hamlisch: composer, conductor and the only person other than Richard Rogers to win a Pulitzer Prize as well the full EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar & Tony). Most of his body of work was made up film scores as well as being a prolific conductor, but he will probably be best remembered for composing the score for ...

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Aladdin, Prince Edward Theatre, London

Writer:Chad Beguelin Director and Choreographer: Casey Nicholaw Lyricists: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin Composer: Alan Menken Reviewer: Paul Couch Back in 1978, the poster tag-lines for Richard Donner’s epic Superman movie promised: “You will believe a man can fly”. We didn’t – the effects were pretty rudimentary and, frankly, disappointing but that cannot be said of the Broadway ...

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Jesus Christ Superstar – The Grand, Leeds

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Bill Kenwright & Bob Thompson Reviewer: Holly Spanner Since early this year, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar has been touring the UK, with The Grand in Leeds roughly marking the halfway point. Since its conception in 1970, the musical was staged on Broadway a year later to mixed reviews before opening ...

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Jesus Christ Superstar – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Bob Thompson &Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Jonny Black Jesus Christ Superstar first hit the stage in 1971 and has been thrilling audiences around the world ever since. It was the first professional stage production by the hugely successful team of Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Tim Rice (lyrics).‘JCS’ is a rock opera which ...

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Jesus Christ Superstar – The Playhouse, Edinburgh

Lyrics: Tim Rice Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Directors: Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Dominic Corr   An infusion of rock opera with religious text shouldn’t work so cleanly, yet Jesus Christ Superstar offers a complimentary balance of exquisite musical talent, paired with one of our oldest tales that becomes one of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s greatest pieces. ...

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Marina Spark The 2015 UK tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's much loved musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has come to the south west and the Theatre Royal Plymouth is proudly hosting it. Director Bill Kenwright has brought together a host of bright-eyed young things (cast and local ...

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Jesus Christ Superstar – Liverpool Empire

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Bob Tomson &Bill Kenwright Reviewer: John Roberts Opening on Broadway in 1971 and in the UK in 1972, Jesus Christ Superstar is arguably Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s finest collaboration. A unique look at the final days in Jesus' life this rock opera still feels incredibly fresh and timeless thanks to ...

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Sing-a-long-a Frozen – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Steven Ireland This week parents all over Manchester and Salford will be dressing their children as Anna or Elsa, or making sure to take Olaf out with them. For many this is just an average trip to the supermarket, but this week some of them will be heading to the Lowry Theatre. Singalonga Productions brings their format to Disney’s ...

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