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Bette Midler and Me – Upstairs At The Gatehouse, London

Writer: Chris Burgess Director: Paul Foster Musically Director: Sarah Travis Reviewer: Dan Humphrey   Bette Midler and Me, tells the story of Bette Midler's rise to stardom from Hawaii to Broadway and beyond, contrasted against Sue Kelvin’s own rise from bit parts in the school play to the west end casts of Wicked, Chicago and more. To help Sue tell ...

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Miss-Leading Ladies – St James Theatre, London

Director: Sarah-Louise Young Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   ‘There’s a lady alone onstage’, well actually there are two ready to guide the audience through the lives, the songs, the films and anecdotes of some of Hollywood’s most famous leading ladies. Brother and sister double act Ria Jones and Ceri Dupree honour a raft of actresses from the golden era of film ...

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Tommy – Greenwich Theatre, London

Book, Music and Lyrics by: Pete Townsend Book by: Des McAnuff Director: Michael Strassen Reviewer: Scott Stait Based around The Who’s 1969 concept album, Tommy tells the story of a boy suffering from sensory deprivation in a world that doesn’t understand him. Following a tortured and misguided youth, by some twist of fate he miraculously regains his sight, speech and ...

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The House of Mirrors and Hearts – Arcola Theatre

Director: Ryan McBryde Music, Lyrics and Book: Eamonn O’Dwyer Book: Rob Gilbert Reviewer: Scott Stait   First seen at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2010 in a one-act form, Eamonn O’Dwyer and Rob Gilbert’s The House of Mirrors and Hearts is now a full length melodrama produced by Perfect Pitch and Aria Entertainment, both successful nurturers of home-grown talent. Following the ...

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NEWS: The Return of the Soldier gets full professional production

Following a workshop production at the 2104 From Page to Stage Festival curated by Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment earlier in the year at The Landor Theatre, Tim Sanders and Charles Miller's musical The Return of the Soldier based on Rebecca West's celebrated 1918 novel will get a limited professional production at the Jermyn Street Theatre in September. This intensely ...

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NEWS: See Rock City and Other Destinations to get UK Premiere at The Union

Rock based US Song CycleSee Rock City and Other Destination will get its UK premiere for a limited two week run at London's Union Theatre from 15th August. The production is produced by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment who continues their run of producing lesser known and interesting pieces of new musical theatre in London and Szpiezak Productions. With music ...

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NEWS: Bailey and Pitt-Pulford for Sondheim’s Marry Me A Little

Simon Bailey and Laura Pitt-Pulford will star as Man and Woman in the previously announced revival of Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me A Little which will have a limited 16 performance run at London's St James Studio from 29th July - 10th August 2014. Simon Bailey was most recently seen as Liam in I Can’t Sing! at the London Palladium. Prior ...

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NEWS: Sondheim’s Marry Me A Little revived at St James Theatre, London

For the first time in 17 years Stephen Sondheim's rarely performed song cycle Marry Me A Littlewill receive a London revival at the St James Theatre in Victoria for a limited engagement of only 16 performances from 29th July 2014. Marry Me A Little pieces together a selection of songs by the undisputed master of the contemporary Broadway musical to ...

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