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Ushers: The Front of House Musical – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Music: Yiannis Koutsakos Lyrics: James Oban &Yiannis Koutsakos Book &Additional Lyrics: James Rottger Director: Max Reynolds Reviewer: John Roberts It was only going to be a matter of time before the teams behind the running of most of the theatres up and down Theatreland became the subject of its own musical. Yiannis Koutsakos, James Oban and James Rottger have clearly ...

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NEWS: Ushers – The Front of House Musical gets West End extension

After receiving a clutch of 5-star rave reviews and great audiences in a late night slot, USHERS: The Front of House Musical has been promoted! USHERS: The Front of House Musical will now get a month-long West End residency as the main show at Charing Cross Theatre from Tuesday 13 May to Saturday 7 June. Set in the West End ...

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Ushers – The Front of House Musical – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Music: Yiannis Koutsakos Music &Lyrics: James Oban &Yiannis Koutsakos Book &Additional Lyrics: James Rottger Director: Max Reynolds Reviewer: Carrie Carter The idea of a front of house musical is one that has been talked about for at least as long as I’ve been working in theatre (which is…a long time). I’ve heard of countless versions actually being completed, further incarnations ...

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Bel Ami The Musical – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writer, Lyricist and Composer: Alex Loveless Director: Chris Loveless Reviewer: Stephen Bates Centring on the intertwined worlds of journalism and politics, Guy de Maupassant’s novel, Bel Ami, told of corruption, greed, immorality and hypocrisy at the highest level of public life. The original setting was France in the 1880s, but crossing the Channel and leaping forward to the 21st Century, ...

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NEWS: USHERS: The Front of House Musical gets West End Transfer

USHERS: The Front of House musical is transferring to Charing CrossTheatre for six weeks after its premiere at The Hope Theatre in Islington. The new British musical will play at 10.15pm on Thursdays – Saturdays from Friday 7 March to Saturday 19 April. Set in a West End theatre, USHERS: The Front of House Musical (Music by Yiannis Koutsakos Lyrics ...

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Singular Sensations: Patricia Routledge – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Reviewer: Alex Ramon Singular Sensations is a series of Sunday afternoon interviews with musical theatre luminaries, held at the Charing Cross Theatre and hosted by Edward Seckerson. The inaugural season of these sessions, which began last September, has proved very popular and has so far seen appearances from Kerry Ellis, Howard Goodall, Janie Dee and John Wilson; Jenna Russell and ...

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A Christmas Carol – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writer: Stephen Leask and Joshua Sills Director: Joshua Sills Reviewer: TL Wiswell [rating:2] Who’d expect there to be two London debuts of Christmas Carol musicals in one year? But so there is, the first a remounting of the popular American one by Menken and Ahrens, the second a home-grown effort making its first showing in the Big Smoke after two ...

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Singular Sensations: John Wilson – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile [rating:4.5] Did you know that John Wilson has his piano in his kitchen? Or that his mum is his most valued critic? These were some of the tit bits of information that this afternoon’s audience were treated to as they sat and wondered at the modest but amazingly talented man seated on the stage before them. John ...

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