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Cats – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Choreographer: Gillian Lynne Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Rhiannon Lawson There is no doubt in my mind that this is a timeless classic. Cats ran for 21 years in London and 18 years on Broadway, making it thesecond longest running show ever on Broadway. It has won 7 Tonys and 2 Olivier Awards, has been made into ...

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NEWS: From Page to Stage announces cast for headline musicals

Aria Entertainment is delighted to announce final casting today for the second annual From Page To Stage Festival, a season of new musical theatre at the Landor Theatre from Monday 10 February to Sunday 9 March 2014. Full casting is now confirmed for the Season’s two Headline Musicals Before the Night is Through and The Mistress Cycle, which will each ...

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Scrooge – The Grand Theatre, Leeds

Book, Music and Lyrics: Leslie Recuse Director: Bob Tomson Designer: Paul Farnsworth Reviewer: Rosie Revell [Rating:3.5] It has been 170 years since the publication of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and the redemption of true miser Ebenezer Scrooge has touched audience’s hearts ever since and inspired many many different versions. From audience reaction to this Scrooge it is clear its ...

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Scrooge – The Mayflower, Southampton

Writer: Based on the novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Director: Bob Tomson Reviewer: Naomi Stevens [rating:4] With a multitude of catchy numbers and a fabulously festive story, Scrooge contains the ingredients for an entertaining family production. Of course, the story is not a new one. A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens, has been told in many forms ...

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Rocky Horror Show – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Richard O’Brien Music: Richard Hartley / Simon Beck Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Poppy Helm [rating: 4] With Rocky Horror, the show always begins in the foyer. Early arrival is recommended to provide enough time to admire the outfits of fellow audience members (and to give yours sufficient airing if you’ve dared to bare). Inhibitions - as well as clothes ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Writer: Richard O Brien Director: Christopher Luscobe. Reviewer: Joanna Forest [Rating:4] At the Churchill Theatre this week audiences are welcoming ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ to Bromley with a sea of false eyelashes, suspenders and the sluttiest high heels!!!This is the legendary cult musical's ‘40 Year Anniversary Party’ production, and it doesn’t disappoint. Audiences do not seem to have tired of ...

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Rocky Horror Show – Richmond Theatre, London

Music, lyrics and book: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Jonathan Baz [rating:4] It says much for a tour celebrating a show's 40th anniversary that it can arrive in town as fresh as a daisy (albeit a very familiar daisy) and pull off a grand evening’s entertainment. So it is with Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show that commences a week’s ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – The Opera House, Manchester

Writer: Richard O'Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Clare Boswell [Rating:4] Having reached the ripe old age of 31 and not yet experienced Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show Live, when best to remedy this than at the 40th Anniversary tour? Being a huge fan of the cult 1975 film version, this production had a lot to live up to, and Christopher ...

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