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A Christmas Carol – Middle Temple Hall, London

Christ Courtenay and David Burt in Antic Disposition's A Christmas Carol

  Book and Lyrics: Ben Horslen and John Risebero Music: Christopher Peake Director: Ben Horslen and John Risebero Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   A Christmas Carol is probably the second most famous Christmas story – behind a slightly more influential tale about a baby, three wise men and a stable – and the reason that it has lasted so long is ...

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A Catered Affair – London Theatre Workshop, London

Writer: Harvey Fierstein Music and Lyrics: John Bucchino Director: Ray Rackham Reviewer: Stephen Bates Given its wafer-thin storyline, it comes as a surprise to find that Harvey Fierstein’s book for this musical is based upon a film and television play for which writing credits went to heavyweights Gore Vidal and Paddy Chayefsky. A young couple announce that they plan a ...

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The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told! – Snapple Theater Center, New York

Writer: Christopher Leidenfrost Director: Rick Leidenfrost-Wilson Reviewer: Jamie Rosler   A purely entertaining show, with improvised songs, pirates, and an evil sea witch’s curse, is exactly what one should expect from The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told. A great way to spend an hour just outside Times Square, and a unique experience for each performance, the only drawback is that ...

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