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Fame the Musical – The Alexandra, Birmingham

Book: José Fernandez Music: Steve Margoshes Lyrics: Jacques Levy Director: Nick Winston Reviewer: Selwyn Knight ‘You want fame? Well, fame costs. And right here is where you start paying…’ To a generation raised on instant celebrity and The X Factor, these words must ring hollow, but Fame the Musical, based on Alan Parker’s 1980 film, Fame, shows that there is ...

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Fame The Musical – Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Writer: Jose Ferdinandez Music: Steve Margoshes Lyrics: Jacques Levy Director / Choreographer: Nick Winston Musical Supervisor: Mark Crossland Reviewer: Janet Jepson Welcome to the New York City High School for Performing Arts, inhabited by talented students known as the kids from Fame. There are no promises that life here will be easy after all the iconic quote goes, “You want ...

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Guys and Dolls – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

anna o'byrne and cast guys and dolls tour

Book: Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Music &Lyrics: Frank Loesser Director: Gordon Greenberg Choreographer: Carlos Acosta Musical Director: Andy Massey Reviewer: Tim Frost Guys and Dolls, on paper, seems to be a great way of escaping Day five of the Brexit Blues: Possibly the greatest of the great Broadway Musicals, from the exact mid-point of the 20th Century, it offers ...

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The Brontës of Dunwich Heath… and Cliff – Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich

Writers: Ivan Cutting and Eileen Ryan Director: Ivan Cutting Reviewer: Glen Pearce Eastern Angles’ Christmas shows have a long history of lampooning literary greats. Jane Mansfield and Charles Dickens just two recent victims. For 2013 the company turn their eyes towards Yorkshire and the Brontës, inventing Suffolk cousins for the literary sisters. Replacing the desolate North Yorkshire moors with the ...

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