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Kinky Boots – Bristol Hippodrome

Writer: Harvey Fierstein Composer: Cyndi Lauper Director & Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Set Designer: David Rockwell Costume Designer: Gregg Barnes Lighting Designer: Kenneth Posner Reviewer: Leah Tozer Trust your feet in Price and Son, our work is tried and true: practical, pragmatical, steadfast, and steady, too. So echoes the omnipresent theme of Price and Sons shoe factory, yet this musical is as far from practical and pragmatic as the ...

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Wicked – Liverpool Empire

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: Helen Patrick Soaring back to Liverpool on a gravity-defying emerald green wave of popularity, the multi-million-pound mega-musical Wicked delivers on every level, every beat and every minute of its runtime. Adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman from Gregory Maguire’s book of the same name, the story looks at the ...

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Wicked – The Lowry, Salford

Book: Winnie Holzman Music and lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: Abbie Rippon The Wizard of Oz in his act two number describes himself as ‘Wonderful… They call me wonderful….’ and Wicked really is a wonderful show. The touring production that has flown into The Lowry this week has all of the magic of the West End production; the ...

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Wicked – Liverpool Empire

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: Stephanie Rowe Eight years ago, Stephen Schwartz’s musical based on Gregory Maguire’s cult novel received it’s West End premiere after a successful opening on Broadway – roll forward and the show is still packing them in at the Apollo Victoria Theatre which now takes pride of place as one of ...

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Wicked – Leeds Grand, Leeds

Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Music &Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Reviewer: S.E. Webster Rather appropriately, Leeds Grand Theatre rolled out the green carpet on press night as they welcomed hundreds of theatre-goers to watch the highly acclaimed musical theatre production, Wicked. This is the musical’s first ever UK tour since it originally premiered in London’s West End in 2006. In ...

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NEWS: Broadway show If/Then announces release of Original Cast Recording

Masterworks Broadway has today announced the date for the much anticipated cast recording of If/Then starring Idina Menzel and Anthony Rapp. The recording will be recorded on April the 7th with a scheduled release date of June 3rd. The recording is produced by Steve Epstein, Tom Kitt and David Stone. Idina Menzel returns to Broadway for the first time since ...

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Wicked – Milton Keynes Theatre

Music &Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: Maggie Constable "Wicked!!!!" so the kids say. And yes it is, because Wicked is now at Milton Keynes Theatre and will be for 5 weeks! The long-anticipated show which has been at the Victoria Apollo in London since 2006, one of the most popular musicals ever, has now sent ...

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Wicked – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Music &Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:5] In 2006 having already been opened on Broadway for three years, Wicked the hit musical based on Gregory McGuire’s Wizard of Oz prequel novel opened at the Apollo Victoria in London’s glittering West End, where it still continues to pull in the crowds and see’s many ...

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