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Guys and Dolls – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Book: Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows Music & Lyrics: Frank Loesser Director:  Michael Buffong Reviewer: May Mellstrom The Christmas production at the Royal Exchange is always a highlight of the festive period, providing a welcome alternative in the panto season.  Widely regarded as one of the finest Broadway musicals of all time, Guys and Dolls can hardly be considered a ...

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Wig Out! – National Theatre, London

Writer and Director: Tarell Alvin McCraney Reviewer: Maryam Philpott It’s not often that you get to see an Oscar winner on the London stage, especially one whose film has shifted the boundaries. Tarell Alvin McCraney’s film Moonlight eventually won the Best Picture award this year, as well a writing gong, but back in 2008 he was an aspiring playwright whose ...

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The Color Purple – Menier Chocolate Factory, London

Book: Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Alice Walker Music and lyrics: Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray Director: John Doyle Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:5] The Broadway production of the musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel The Color Purple was no great success and so it may seem an unusual choice for the Menier Chocolate Factory to bring ...

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