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CD REVIEW: Julie Atherton – Rush of Life

Reviewer: Holly Spanner How refreshing it is when a much loved musical theatre actress releases an album with exciting original writing. With the exception of George Maguire who features twice on the album, all the tracks are written by a different composer. This does not however result in a mix-mash of styles, rather a contemporary and idyllic blend of complementary ...

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Kerry Ellis – City Varieties, Leeds

Musical Arrangements: Craig Adams Reviewer: Fran Winter The West End stage’s first lady Kerry Ellis came to City Varieties in Leeds as part of her 13 date venue tour across the UK. The show promotes Ellis’ new self-titled album, as she sings a number of tracks from her new album, intersected with stories about her career. Ellis opened the show ...

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Kerry Ellis – The Curve, Leicester

Reviewer: James Garrington When many people think of Kerry Ellis, the first show that comes to their mind is Wicked. After all, this was the show that changed her career when in 2007 she was the first British Elphaba in the West End, and went on to play the same rôle on Broadway to much acclaim. Not only that, but ...

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NEWS: Finborough’s Thérèse Raquin to transfer to Islington’s Park Theatre

Following a sell-out run at Finborough Theatre, where it continues until Saturday 19 April, a new musical adaptation of Émile Zola’s classic French novel Thérèse Raquinwill transfer to Park200 at Park Theatre for a limited 4 week run from Wednesday 30 July 2014 19th Century Paris. Behind the counter of a small dusty haberdasher’s shop near the Seine sit Madame ...

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Thérèse Raquin – Finborough, London

Writer: Émile Zola Adaptor / Director: Nona Shepphard Composer: Craig Adams Reviewer: Tom Finch Thérèse Raquin is a young woman married to her rather dull husband and his overbearing mother working in the family haberdashery. Before long a handsome man from her husbands childhood appears and a whirlwind romance leads to a tragic ending.Staged on Laura Cordery's superbly claustrophobic set, ...

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NEWS: Julie Atherton to lead Thérèse Raquin at Finborough

Following the sell-out success of its workshop as part of Vibrant 2012 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and as part of the Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Thérèse Raquin Written by Craig Adams (Music) and Nona Shepherd (Book/Lyrics/Direction) opens at the multi-award-winning Finborough ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part III

And as we come to our final part of our 2014 preview of shows in and around the UK and Ireland we ask our regional editors in the North West, London, and along the South Coast what productions are getting them excited over the course of the year. Do you agree? What are you most looking forward to? Share your ...

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