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Section 2  – The Bunker Theatre, London

Writer: Peter Imms Director: Georgie Staight Reviewer: Maryam Philpott With more people talking openly about their experience of mental health issues, our understanding of its effects on sufferers is continually improving, but its far from a new subject for drama. 400 years ago, Shakespeare returned to the fragility of the mind again and again in his greatest tragedies – Hamlet,Macbethand ...

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Kris Rawlinson and Friends, The Pheasantry, London

Musical Director Kris Rawlinson

Performer/Musical Director: Kris Rawlinson Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Musical theatre performers who want to put together a cabaret often struggle to come up with a theme for their show. For pianist and musical arranger Kris Rawlinson, the theme seems simple: bring together a group of singer friends, and give them songs that suit them. Such simplicity does at times have a ...

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Closer Than Ever – The Pheasantry, London

The Cast of Closer Than Ever

Music: David Shire Lyrics: Richard Maltby Jr. Musical Director: Nick Barstow Reviewer: Daniel Perks   As a self-described “bookless book musical”, Closer Than Ever is an apt choice for a low-lit café – candles grace the tables and a discerning audience sip wine and or/ coffee while listening to the four performers take centre stage. Originally written by Richard Maltby ...

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Alexandra Da Silva: La Petite Divatante – The Pheasantry, London

Performer: Alexandra Da Silva Musical Director: Joe Louis Robinson Reviewer: Scott Matthewman There is something about supreme confidence in a cabaret performer which is essential to audience enjoyment, particularly when the artist in question is not as familiar names as some. Alexandra Da Silva is one such performer – although those who saw recent Kander and Ebb tribute show The ...

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INTERVIEW: Alexandra Da Silva

  The World Goes Round - The Songs of Kander &Ebb transfers to the St James Theatre andThe Reviews Hub‘s John Roberts caught up with Alexandra Da Silva just before the start of rehearsals Where did your love of musical theatre come from? Everyone has that special showor moment that happens to them at some point in their life, whether ...

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The World Goes Round: The Songs of Kander & Ebb – The Pheasantry, London

Writers: Devised by Scott Ellis, Susan Stroman and David Thompson Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb Reviewer: Scott Matthewman When asked to think of musicals by John Kander and Fred Ebb, most people will immediately think of their two most perennial successes, Chicago and Cabaret. The latter may inspire some to also think of their collaborations with Liza Minnelli, for ...

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Tompsett and Kurup to headline The World Goes Round

West End stars and esteemed musical theatre concert artists Oliver Tompsett (Wicked, We Will Rock You) and Debbie Kurup (Chicago, The Bodyguard) will headline a brand new British production of The World Goes Round: The Songs of Kander &Ebb, which will play a limited run of four nights only from Sunday 5th to Wednesday 8th July 2015 at the Pheasantry ...

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