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FEATURE: ‘Broadway Baby’ – The extraordinary career of Bernadette Peters

Born Bernadette Lazzara in February 1948, New Yorker Bernadette Peters has become a byword for Broadway glamour. Starting her career at just 3 years old, Peters secured her Actors Equity Card aged 9.  Changing her surname from Lazzara to Peters to avoid typecasting, Bernadette appeared as one of the Hollywood Blondes in a national tour of Gypsy in 1961. In ...

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West End Eurovision  –  Adelphi Theatre, London

Director:  Gareth Hulance Reviewer:  Richard Maguire As hotly anticipated as this year’s Eurovision is The West End Eurovision where seven London musicals battle it out for the best performance of a song that has featured in Europe’s biggest music competition. Indeed, with all the competitors’ glitter and sequins The West End Eurovision is camper than the real thing, and has enough abs ...

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FEATURED: A Conversation with Stephen Sondheim

God walks onto the stage and instantly the audience erupts into deafening applause and the ovation continues. The sold-out Olivier Theatre is filled with his greatest fans and admirers, all of whom snapped up tickets within hours of the interview being announced only three days before. God subtly pushes at the air with his downward-facing palms and an excited hush ...

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NEWS: Bernadette Peters to perform 1st UK solo show in 15 years

Portrait of Bernadette Peters

Multi-award winning musical theatre star Bernadette Peters will perform her first solo show in the UK for the first time in 15 years in June 2016. The triple Tony, double Drama Desk and Golden Globe Award winning Broadway star will return to theRoyal Festival Hall, LondononFriday 3rdJune 2016and playing her first ever date at theOpera House, ManchesteronSunday 5thJune 2016. Renowned ...

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Putting it Together – St. James’ Theatre, London

Composer: Steven Sondheim Director: Alastair Knights Reviewer: Fran Beaton Janie Dee is fabulous and beautiful. Anything she is in is worth watching. Add to that the incredibly talented Damian Humbley and you find yourself watching a five-star show. Putting it Together comprises of songs from a variety of Sondheim musicals, merged into one with a vague story linking it up. ...

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