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American Idiot – The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Book: Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer Music: Green Day  Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong Director: Racky Plews Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Green Day‘s explosive rock musical American Idiot is back in Birmingham as it celebrates its 10th anniversary and also the 15th anniversary of the influential, Grammy-award winning concept album on which it is based. Winner of two Tony Awards, American Idiot tells the ...

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All Or Nothing – Opera House, Manchester

2016 Uk Tour of All Or Nothing

Book: Carol Harrison Music and Lyrics: The Small Faces Director: Tony McHale Reviewer: Donna Kelly Following in the wake of sixties jukebox musicals Let it Be andSunny Afternoon, Carol Harrison brings the story of iconic mod band, The Small Faces to the stage. Told from the perspective of original singer Steve Marriott, All or Nothing charts The Small Faces brief ...

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Cool Rider – Duchess Theatre, London

Writer: Mark Jones &Guy Unsworth Director: Guy Unsworth Reviewer: Matthew Nichols Given the choice between watching the film Grease (1978) or its sequel, Grease 2 (1982), I would plump for the second one on any day of the week. It has a genuinely fantastic and varied score, a pouting Michelle Pfeiffer on her way to superstardom, and turns the tables ...

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