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CD REVIEW: The Band’s Visit – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek Reviewer: Mark Clegg Admittedly the subject matter of this new musical isn’t exactly enticing. Based on the award-winning 2007 Israeli film of the same name, The Alexandia Ceremonial Police Orchestra is booked to travel from Egypt to Israel to perform at an Arab cultural centre. However, due to a mix-up, they find themselves arriving ...

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CD REVIEW: Something Rotten! – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Music &Lyrics by Wayne &Karey Kirkpatrick Reviewer: Mark Clegg Shakespeare is no stranger to musical theatre. Kiss Me Kate, Return to the Forbidden Planet, West Side Story, The Lion King: the list of shows based or inspired by the works of The Bard are numerous. Something Rotten! takes a slightly different approach and sticks Will himself right in the middle ...

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