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CD REVIEW: A Spoonful of Sherman

Music/Lyrics: The Sherman Brothers, Robert J Sherman, Al Sherman Director: Stewert Nicholls Conductor: Colin Billing Reviewer: Jackson Cooper It’s like hearing your childhood stripped down to 4 people, a narrator, and a piano. If your childhood could also be a history lesson of one of the most memorable, tuneful musical duos since Rodgers and Hammerstein, A Spoonful of Sherman offers ...

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Clare Teal sings the Doris Day Songbook – Town Hall, Birmingham

Conductor: Colin Belling Reviewer: James Garrington As soon as the opening bars of It’s Magic float across the historic Birmingham Town Hall, the audience settle back to enjoy the evening, knowing they are in for a treat. Clare Teal is a performer who really knows how to interpret a song, and this opening number of her Doris Day Songbook concert ...

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The Caucasian Chalk Circle – Shoreditch Church, London

Writer: Bertolt Brecht Director: Graham Hubard Reviewer: Christopher Owen [rating:4.5] The Caucasian Chalk Circle, by Bertolt Brecht, will undoubtedly be known by many, from their years in high school drama classes being force-fed an alternative style of writing. Such memories may put some people off but the New Rep Company have excelled in creating an engaging, interesting, and fresh version ...

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