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NEWS: Wildhorn’s Wonderland to receive European Premiere with a UK and Ireland Tour

Wonderland UK Tour Art Work

By John Roberts Frank Wildhorn’s musical adaptation of Lewis Carrol’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass will receive a European Premiere with a UK and Ireland Tour. Wonderland will start its magical Journey at the Edinburgh Playhouse from Friday, 20January 2017. The musical (which should not be confused with the recent Wonder.Land as part of the Manchester ...

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CD REVIEW: Melissa Errico: What About Today? – Live at 54 Below

Melissa Errico performs live at 54 Below

Reviewer: Holly Spanner Recorded at the popular New York cabaret and restaurant venue 54 Below, What About Today is a mix of Broadway classics, film tracks and more contemporary songs as well as one of Melissa Errico’s own compositions. A slightly breathless start to the album, maybe through excitement and audience banter, it opens with What About Today by David ...

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CD REVIEW: Patti LuPone – Matters of the Heart

Reviewer: Donna Kelly In an inspired decision by Broadway Records, Patti LuPone’s superb 1999 solo album Matters of the Heart has been reissued in CD format and as a digital download. Best known for her Broadway performances in Sweeney Todd, Anything Goes, Evita and Gypsy, LuPone is an American actress and singer, well-known in the world of musical theatre. The ...

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Jekyll and Hyde the Musical – Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Leslie Bricusse Music: Frank Wildhorn, Lyrics: Frank Wildhorn, Leslie Bricusse and Steve Cuden Director: Mark Feakins Choreographer: Martin Scattergood Reviewer: Sheila Stratford The timeless thriller Jekyll and Hyde the Musical is based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, which is set in Victorian London. Dr Jekyll maintains it is possible to ...

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NEWS: From Hackney to Hollywood: The Don Black Songbook launches UK Tour

From Hackney to Hollywood: The Don Black Songbook is a series of concerts which celebrate the life and works of one of our most versatile lyricists for over 50 years in the industry. Directed by Olivier Award Winner Maria Friedman and conducted by Mike Dixon, special guests include Gary Wilmot (Chicago, Oliver!, The Wizard of Oz), Martine McCutcheon (Love Actually, ...

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CD: Jekyll and Hyde – 2012 Concept Recording

Music: Frank Wildhorn Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse Reviewer: Lizzie Yoxall [Rating:4] With 25 years since the original launch of Jekyll and Hyde, this 2012 concept recording of the well know musical is the 5th U.S. version to be recorded since 1999. Although it would be easy to dismiss it as a show CD that musical theatre fans already own, it is ...

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CD Review: Unmasked – John Owen-Jones

Producer: John Owen-Jones Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:5] The record breaking and multi-award winning John Owen-Jones has had one of the most illustrious careers in musical theatre history, with performances in this country and on broadway, the envy of many in his chosen profession, But with the fame comes a quiet confidence that has won him many fans, his ability to ...

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Jekyll and Hyde – Union Theatre, London

Book and Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse Music: Frank Wildhorn Director: Luke Fredericks Reviewer: Lucy Thackray [rating:3] It's fitting that Morphic Graffiti's Jekyll and Hyde opens in a mental asylum, because this show's schizophrenia doesn't stop with its protagonist - the whole production is a frenzied struggle between edgy, raw moments and sluggish, sentimental ones. Leslie Bricusse and Frank Wilhorn's material seems ...

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