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Maggie May the Musical – The Royal Court, Liverpool

Book and Lyrics: Bob Eaton   Lyrics and Music: Sayan Kent Director: Bob Eaton Reviewer: Victoria Morris Liverpool’s Royal Court is renowned for its Liverpudlian themed theatre, attracting local audiences and giving the ‘scouse’ people what they want, and Maggie May the Musical, despite its flaws, certainly ticks that box. The musical, written and directed by Bob Eaton, whose credits include ...

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The Great Gatsby – Greenwich Theatre, London

Writer: F. Scott Fitzgerald Adaptor: Stephen Sharkey Director:Eliot Giuralarocca Reviewer:Dan Humphrey   The Great Gatsby is one of the greatest novels ever written, with beautifully complex characters speaking beautifully flawless prose. Thankfully Stephen Sharkey’s adaptation for Blackeyed Theatre at least keeps the flawless prose. In the novel, Nick’s narration frames his position as an outsider; he may live in West ...

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Miss Nightingale – City Varieties, Leeds

Writer, Music &Lyrics: Matthew Bugg Director: Peter Rowe Reviewer: Holly Spanner   Miss Nightingale originally premiered at the Lowry Studio, Salford and the King’s Head Islington in 2011, and has since undergone a significant re-write to the book, music and lyrics; all by composer Matthew Bugg, who is also responsible for the music behind the West End productions of Volcano, ...

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