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Spamilton: An American Parody – Menier Chocolate Factory, London

Writer and Director: Gerard Alessandrini Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Forget the truckload of Tony and Olivier awards, forget the fact your show sells out for a year in advance, and even forget all those magazine cover appearances, you really know you’ve made it when someone writes a spoof. Gerard Alessandrini best known for the Forbidden Broadway series has created Spamilton: An American ...

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Hot Stuff – The Curve, Leicester

Writer: Paul Kerryson devisers: Maggie Norris and Paul Kerryson Director: Paul Kerryson Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:5] This production marks the 21st birthday of Hot Stuff in Leicester. It is a local piece, devised by Curve Artistic Director Paul Kerryson, who also directs this production, and writer and director Maggie Norris. Originally conceived and performed at the famous Leicester Haymarket theatre, ...

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Piaf – Curve, Leicester

Writer: Pam Gems Director: Paul Kerryson Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4] It is now fifty years since the death of Edith Piaf. ‘The Little Sparrow’ succumbed to liver cancer at the age of forty-seven after living a life so disreputable that the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Paris refused her a funeral mass. Nevertheless, this icon of France brought Paris’ centre to ...

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Save The Last Dance For Me – Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Writers: Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran Music: Doc Pomus and Mort Schuman Director: Bill Kenwright and Keith Strachan Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3]   After the huge success of Dreamboats and Petticoats, it was always likely the creative team would look at the same formula of nostalgia and well known 60s songs to try and strike gold a second time. That ...

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