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Dusty – The Lowry, Salford

Book: Jonathan Harvey Director: Maria Friedman Reviewer: May Mellstrom “I’m 90 percent smoke and mirrors darling” declares Dusty Springfield, with a glint in her kohl-rimmed eyes as she rejects a marriage proposal and hails a taxi, disappearing into the night. The legendary British singer, born Mary O’Brien in 1939, was famously private however this new musical from acclaimed writer Jonathan ...

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Dusty – Lyceum, Sheffield

Writer: Jonathan Harvey Director: Maria Friedman Musical Supervisor: Tim Sutton Choreographer: Tim Jackson Set & Costume Designer: Tom Pye Reviewer: Sheila Stratford The world premiere of the new musical charting Dusty Springfield’s life and singing career, is at the Lyceum in Sheffield. Through 19 songs it follows her turbulent life and contains many of her pop hits including I Only ...

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Dusty – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writer: Duncan Sibbald, Kim Weild and Chris Cowley Director: Chris Cowey Reviewer: Paul Ackroyd   The programme claims that this show is distinctive from previous shows about Dusty Springfield because “ Dusty is the star of the show”. Actually the technology is the star. The set is dominated by a large screen on which are projected throughout the production images ...

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