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Shout! The Mod Musical – Royal Court, Liverpool

The Cast of Shout and The Royal Court, Liverpool

Book: Phillip George &David Lowenstein Director: Francesca Goodridge Reviewer: Charlie Senate The swinging sixties: the decade that saw the fanatical rise of Beatledom and the blossom of women’s sexual liberation. And, incidentally, not a bad decade for music, either. Shout! The Mod Musical follows the lives of five swinging gals – known primarily by their primaries, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, ...

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Closer Than Ever – The Pheasantry, London

The Cast of Closer Than Ever

Music: David Shire Lyrics: Richard Maltby Jr. Musical Director: Nick Barstow Reviewer: Daniel Perks   As a self-described “bookless book musical”, Closer Than Ever is an apt choice for a low-lit café – candles grace the tables and a discerning audience sip wine and or/ coffee while listening to the four performers take centre stage. Originally written by Richard Maltby ...

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Shout! The Mod Musical – Momentum Playhouse @St. Stephen’s, Edinburgh

Book: Phillip George and David Lowenstein Director: Andrew McKay Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Five girls coming of age in the 'Swinging Sixties' to a soundtrack of hits from the generation that created pop music, isShout! The Mod Musical in a nutshell. In an era when man conquered the moon, the pill was widely available, women were becoming liberated and the belief ...

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Shout: The Mod Musical – C Too, Edinburgh

Book: Phillip George and David Lowenstein Director: Francesca Goodridge Reviewer: John Roberts The book and plot of Shout: The Mod Musical isn’t going to win any awards for the most creative or original storyline, in fact it's so thin it's almost invisible. Five girls (Red, Blue, Orange, Green and Yellow) are all struggling to find out who they are during ...

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A Little Night Music – Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Book: Hugh Wheeler Director: Suzy Catliff Reviewer: John Roberts Inspired by the Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Life Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music follows the complicated relationships and love triangles of the Armfeldt and Egerman families. Which all clash together during a heady and comical weekend at the country residence of famous Actress Desiree ...

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