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A Damsel in Distress – Festival Theatre, Chichester

Authors: P.G. Wodehouse and Ian Hay Writers: Jeremy Sams and Robert Hudson Music and Lyrics: George and Ira Gershwin Director/Choreographer: Rob Ashford Reviewer: Bill Avenell The word verve springs to mind to encapsulate this new stage musical based on P.G.Wodehouse’s novel. It is a really lively evening’s entertainment which combines a top drawer cast showing off Chichester’s technical facility, the ...

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NEWS: Tate joins Assassins cast at Chocolate Factory

Continuing their long association with presenting Sondheim musicals, the Menier Chocolate Factory has today announced casting for their production of Assassins, playing at the venues from 21 November to 7 March. Carly Bawden, Simon Lipkin, Mike McShane, Andy Nyman, David Roberts and Catherine Tate will appear in the Jamie Lloyd directed show. Assassins follows the take of the 13 people ...

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Ghost The Musical – Milton Keynes Theatre

Story: Bruce Joel Rubin Music and lyrics: Glen Ballard and Dave Stewart Director: Matthew Warchus Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:4.5] Ghost The Musical, on at Milton Keynes this week, is the stage adaptation from a film, among a proliferation around at the moment. It is based on the much-loved 1990 Jerry Zucker classic which most people will probably have seen, although ...

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GHOST The Musical – Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Book: Bruce Joel Rubin Music and Lyrics: Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard Director: Matthew Warchus Reviewer: Nicole Evans [rating:5] GHOST the film first graced our screens in 1990 and was an instant hit with audiences worldwide. With a memorable cast, a firmly associated soundtrack and a devastating love story that tugs at even the hardiest of heartstrings the decision to ...

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Ghost: The Musical – New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Book and lyrics: Bruce Joel Rubin Music and lyrics: Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard Director: Matthew Warchus Reviewer: Edie R [rating:3] Seven months after being exorcised from the West End to make room for ‘Viva Forever’, ‘Ghost: The Musical’ is back in London. And it’s a bit… insubstantial. The concept of the story, taken from Jerry Zucker’s Oscar-winning film of ...

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