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Legally Blonde The Musical – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Book: Heather Hach Music: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin Director: Anthony Williams Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen It is the chick flick classic that tells the tale of Malibu homecoming queen and Delta Nu sweetheart turned Harvard graduate – a story that proves brains can come with beauty and one that has been capturing the hearts of teens and adults alike since it ...

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Shrek The Musical – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Book and Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire Music: Jeanine Tesori Original Director: Jason Moore and Rob Ashford Tour Director: Nigel Harman Musical Director: Dave Rose Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Touring stage musicals are a strange beast. Sometimes some of the magic and spectacle is lost in the scaling down to allow for tour logistics. Shrek The Musical, however, is fittingly a genre-defying ...

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Shrek The Musical – Birmingham Hippodrome

Music: Jeanine Tesori Book and Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire Director: Nigel Harman Reviewer: Selwyn Knight The latest in a string of musicals based on feature films hits the Birmingham Hippodrome with this adaptation of the Dreamworks’ 2001 animated film, Shrek. The film managed to tell a heart-warming story while also being almost a parody of itself, poking good-natured fun at many ...

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Shrek the musical – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Book and lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire Music: Jeanine Tesori Director: Nigel Harman Reviewer: Mark Smith   Based on the popular DreamWorks Animated film, I was curious to see how this family favourite would be adapted for the stage. Shrek the musical, I am pleased to say is brilliant, brimming full with original songs, theatrical ideas and your favourite characters; this is ...

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NEWS: Shrek UK Tour cast announced.

The producers of the first ever tour of the UK and Ireland of SHREK THE MUSICAL® are delighted to announced its brand new company. Coming direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people, the UK and Ireland tour of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane production of SHREK THE MUSICAL® will star Dean Chisnall ...

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