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Breakfast at Tiffany’s – The Lyceum, Sheffield

Writer: Adapted by Richard Greenberg from the novella by Truman Capote Music: Grant Olding Director: Nikolai Foster Choreographer: Melanie Knott Reviewer: Janet Jepson The author of the novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Truman Capote, is often quoted to be the godfather of celebrity culture, and as such deserves his place in posterity. Standing at only 5'3" he was a giant of ...

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Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Writer: Truman Capote Adaptor: Richard Greenberg Director: Nikolai Foster Reviewer: Fergus Morgan If the 1961 film of Breakfast At Tiffany’s turned Truman Capote’s tantalising novella into a rom-com, then Richard Greenberg’s stage adaptation turns it into full-on froth. Although it sticks relatively close to the original plot, Nikolai Foster’s production glides over the nuances and intricacies of Capote’s story, and ...

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Pygmalion – Oldham Coliseum

Charlotte Brimble as Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion at Oldham Coliseum

Writer: George Bernard Shaw Director: Chris Honer Reviewer: Donna Kelly More than a hundred years after its stage premiere, George Bernard Shaw’s sparkling comedy Pygmalion has been revived in a new production by Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Pygmalion tells the tale of Henry Higgins, an egocentric Professor of Phonetics who makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he can ...

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My Fair Lady – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Book and Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner Music: Frederick Loewe Director: Daniel Evans Designer: Paul Willis Choreographer: Alistair David Reviewer: Rosie Revell [Rating:5] Since its premiere in 1956 this well-loved, often staged, story has been called the “musical of musicals”; a true Broadway classic. After numerous tours, international productions and a lavish 1964 film adaptation starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison ...

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