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Violet – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Music: Jeanine Tesori Book and lyrics: Brian Crawley Director: Shuntaro Fujita Reviewer: David Guest Some of the strongest musical performances currently to be seen in London theatre converge at Charing Cross Theatre in the eagerly awaited UK premiere of Violet. Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley’s show comes across the Atlantic richly garnished with awards for off-Broadway (1997) and Broadway (2014) ...

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Godspell in Concert – Sage Gateshead

Writer: John-Michael Tebelak Producer (concert): Russell Scott &Mark Petitt Director: Kenneth Avery-Clark MD: Russell Scott Reviewer: Gemma Hirst Originally opening Off-Broadway in 1971, Godspell is a musical about a group of believers who follow Jesus, learning about and sharing his teachings in a series of parables. The production is directed in such a way that we as the audience allow ...

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Godspell In Concert – Hackney Empire, London

Director: Kenneth Avery-Clark Composer: Stephen Schwartz Musical Director: Russell Scott Reviewer: Scott Stait   Originally conceived and directed by John-Michael Tebelak as a series of improvised and devised pieces on the teachings and parables of St. Matthew’s Gospel, Godspell was a huge hit when it opened on Broadway in 1976 with a rock infused score by Pippin and Wicked composer ...

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Godspell – Lyric Theatre, London

Composer: Stephen Schwartz Director: Kenneth Avery-Clark Reviewer: John Roberts Stephen Schwartz’s biblical retelling of the stories and life of Jesus’ times with his disciples is a strange beast. On one hand you have what Schwartz has become best known for, soaring musical melodies and powerful ballads but on the other Godspell quite possibly holds the title for the worst book ...

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NEWS: Godspell West End Charity Gala cast confirmed.

Godspell, the heart-lifting feel-good Broadway musical from Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), is to be staged inthe West End for the first time since it premiered there 42 years ago. And the one-off charity gala concert performance, in aid of Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK, will be introducedon stage by David Essex, whose casting as Jesus in the original production turned him into an ...

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