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Tango Moderno – The Grand, Leeds

Music: Chris Egan, Trystan Francis, Jonathan Taylor Director: Karen Bruce Choreographers: Karen Bruce, Vincent Simone, Flavia Cacace Costume Designer: Vicky Gill Reviewer: Sue Collier Tango Moderno is the fourth major production starring Vincent Simone and Flava Cacace in which they showcase various styles of Tango. Previous productions Midnight Tango, Dance ‘Til Dawn and their most recent show, Last Tango, were well ...

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End of the Rainbow – Opera House, Manchester

Gary Wilmot as Anthony, Lisa Maxwell as Judy Garland and Sam Attwater as Mickey in End of the Rainbow.

Writer: Peter Quilter Director: Daniel Buckroyd Reviewer: Mel Duncan ‘Forget your troubles, come on get happy’. A dark and seedy underbelly to the glittering silver screen is exposed when one considers the use of amphetamines on set. Fed to young actors by doctors on studio payroll, these pills were a way of enabling Mickey Rooney and contemporaries cope with the ...

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The Last Tango – Liverpool Empire Theatre

flavia cacace vincent simone last tango

Director &Co-choreographer: Karen Bruce Co-choreographers: Vincent Simone &Flavia Cacace Reviewer: John Roberts   Strictly Come Dancing stars and world tango champions Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace have over the past five years brought us the theatrical productions Midnight Tango and Dance ‘Til Dawn both excellent productions in their own right, which beautifully showcased the pair's love of tango and of ...

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Symphonic Rock – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Conductor: David Firman Reviewer: Selwyn Knight   The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is celebrating 70years as a leading London orchestra, having been founded by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946. It has had a chequered history, almost coming to an end in the 1960s after Beecham’s death, even living under the threat of the loss of the epithet Royal in the title. ...

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The Bodyguard – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Alexandra Burke and company in The Bodyguard tour

Book: Alexander Dinelari Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Donna Kelly   Few people can handle the power ballad classic I Will Always Love You like Whitney Houston, but Alexandra Burke is certainly one of them. The three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner steals the show as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard, belting out hit after hit in the award-winning musical. Based ...

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Dance ‘Til Dawn – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Karen Bruce Reviewer: Maggie Constable Returning due to ever-popular demand, following recent sell-out success, BBC’sStrictly Come Dancingfaves and previous World Champions,Flavia Cacace and Vincent Simone,tango into Milton Keynes Theatre withDance ‘Til Dawn. This is an incredible dance extravaganza inspired by 1940s Golden Age of Hollywood, which combines all the much-loved Big Band hits, dance, romance and, yes, plenty of ...

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Dance ‘Til Dawn – The Grand, Leeds

Book: Ed Curtis Director: Karen Bruce Music &Orchestrator: Chris Egan Reviewer: Rich Jevons The show is introduced by Terry Kempner as Private Investigator Tommy Dubrowski who serves as narrator and comic relief throughout this scintillating show. He has in his possession compromising pictures of film star Bobby Burns, causing the lovely Lana Clemenza to become “not happy” and uses her ...

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The Bodyguard – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Book: Alexander Dinelaris from the screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan Choreographer: Karen Bruce Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys For a night of pure unadulterated entertainment then audiences need look no further than The Bodyguard, currently playing at The King's Theatre in Glasgow. Based on the 1992 Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner box office hit of the same name, Alexander Dinelaris ...

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