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Shrek The Musical – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Composer: Jeanine Tesori Book and Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire Director: Nigel Harman  Choreographer: Josh Prince Designer: Tim Hatley Lighting Designer: Hugh Vanstone Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys The big, green, Scottish ogre is back on the road again, delighting audiences young and old in this joyful, colourful, in-your-face, fun night out for all the family. Based on the award-winning 2001, Dreamworks movie, Shrek and Donkey join forces to rescue Princess ...

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Beautiful: The Carol King Musical – Leeds Grand

Book writer: Douglas McGrath Lyrics and Music: Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Barry Man, Cynthia Weil Director: Marc Bruni Choreographer: Josh Prince Reviewer: Laura Stimpson Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is a biographical jukebox musical about the life and songs of American singer-songwriter Carole King.  You might not think you know many of King’s songs, but believe me, you do, ...

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Beautiful – Liverpool Empire

Book: Douglas McGrath Music/Lyrics: Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil Director: Marc Bruni Reviewer: John Roberts “These songs are about me, and who better to sing them than myself” A powerful statement that is delivered towards the middle of Act Two, when Carole King, here played with an assured and confident performance from Bronté Barbé realises that actually, ...

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Beautiful– The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Book by: Douglas McGrath Music & Lyrics: Carole King & Gerry Goffin, Barry Mann & Cynthia Weill Director: Marc Bruni Choreography: Josh Prince Reviewer: Taylor Simmons Beautiful, the modern jukebox musical based on the life and music of Carole King, is the perfect ‘step back in time’. The show chronicles King’s rise to stardom from awkward 16-year-old songwriter, through her ...

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Shrek The Musical – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Shrek and Donkey from the Musical

Book and Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire Original Book: William Steig Music: Jeannie Tesori Director: Nigel Harman Reviewer: Matt Forrest   With television channels rapidly assembling their Yuletide schedules just in time for Christmas, you can pretty much guarantee family favourite Shrek (the movie) will be somewhere in the mix. Originally released in 2001, this Oscar-winning blockbuster has entertained young and old ...

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Shrek the Musical – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Shrek and Donkey from the Musical

Book and Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire Music: Jeanine Tesori Director: Nigel Harman Reviewer: Matthew Bagnall Shrek the Musical sounds like your average fairytale. Princess Fiona has been trapped in a tower since the age of seven, guarded by a large dragon, and dreaming of her Prince Charming to come and rescue her. There’s a twist to the tale, though, as her ...

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Shrek the Musical – Bristol Hippodrome

Director: Nigel Harman Writer: David Lindsay-Abaire Music: Jeanine Tesori Reviewer: Naomi Stevens Set in the kingdom of Duloc, Shrek the Musical is the fairytale about fairytales. Of course, it isn't your average story, but the key points are all there - brave knights setting out to rescue the beautiful princess, a bit of magic and a foe to create problems ...

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