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Rock of Ages – The Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristen Hanggi Choreographer: Kelly Devine Reviewer: Fiona Hannon Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre welcomed Rock of Ages to the city last night with its promise of “big hair and big tunes”, and the retro look wasn’t just confined to the stage. Leather jackets, leopard print, fringing and even the odd mullet had turned out to enjoy this celebration ...

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Rock of Ages – Sunderland Empire

Book: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristin Hanggi Reviewer: Mark Clegg It’s the mid-to-late eighties on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip. Drew (Noel Sullivan) is a budding rock musician working in a run-down club. Sherrie (Cordelia Farnworth) is a country girl, new in town and full of dreams of fame and fortune. And this being a musical, we follow the rocky path to ...

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Rock of Ages – Alhambra, Bradford

Book: Chris D'Arienzo Director: Kristin Hanggi Reviewer: Fran Winter For one week in June, Bradford theatre audiences are transported back to 1987; to the sunset strip in Los Angeles, when hair was big, and glam metal was an exploding scene. Rock of Ages tells the story of two young people seeking stardom in LA, set to a soundtrack of hits ...

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Rock of Ages – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Book: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristin Hanggi Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Rock of Ages landed at the Manchester Palace this week as it starts it's journey on its first ever UK Tour. While the plot is not the most exciting that musical theatre has to offer and Chris D'arienzo's script needs tightening up in places, this new cast ofRock of Agespromises to ...

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Impotent – Lion and Unicorn Theatre, London

Writer: Matt Reed Director: Graham Hubbard Reviewer: Joanna Forest [rating:5] Talented new writer Matt Reed’s ‘Impotent’ is an absolute gem of a piece as a fascinating yet humorous look at the world of erectile dysfunction. The author is quoted in the programme as saying “if you can’t get either humour or poignancy from the subject matter you should have your ...

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