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Les Misérables – Liverpool Empire

Lyrics: Alain Boublil & Jean-Marc Natel  Additional Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg Director: Lawrence Connor and James Powell Reviewer: Jane Fleming Almost a decade has gone by since Les Misérables last embarked on a sell-out UK tour. Whilst remaining a favourite in the heart of London’s West End and following a successful Hollywood movie adaptation, the critically acclaimed musical ...

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Les Misérables – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writers: Alain Boublil & Jean-Marc Natel (based on the novel by Victor Hugo) Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer Directors: Laurence Connor & James Powell Reviewer: Joan Phillips While the original 1985 production of Les Misérables continues to break box office records in London’s West End, the New touring version continues its hugely successful run and returns to the UK ...

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Les Misérables – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Book/Lyrics: Alain Boublil Book/Music: Claude-Michel Schonberg Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer Director: Laurence Connor Currently in the midst of its first UK tour in a decade, producer extraordinaire Cameron Mackintosh revives the 25th Anniversary production of Boublil and Schonberg’s epic musical masterpiece Les Misérables. Under the direction of Laurence Connor who has also helmed the new productions of Phantom of the Opera ...

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CD REVIEW: Kinky Boots – Original West End Cast Recording

Kinky Boots - London Cast Recording

Writer: Harvey Fierstein Composer: Cyndi Lauper Reviewer: Ruth Jepson Ladies, gentlemen and those who have yet to make up their minds – get ready for the musical delight that is the Kinky Boots: Original West End Cast Recording. Based on the 2005 film, Kinky Boots the musical is pretty much a direct retelling of the same plot. Charlie Price (Killian ...

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Kinky Boots – Adelphi Theatre, London

  Book: Harvey Fierstein Music and Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper Director: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   It’s autumn in London, it’s cold, rainy and dark so that can only mean one thing – boots. But imagine if we all swapped our hardwearing, waterproof footwear for something a bit fancier and turned our grey seasonal weather into a glamorous opportunity. Cyndi ...

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CD REVIEW: Memphis the Musical – Original London Cast Recording

Book and Lyrics: Joe DiPietro Music and Lyrics: David Bryan Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage “Coming at you from right smack in the centre of your radio dial” is the CD release of the Original London Cast recording of Memphis the Musical. Based on a concept by George W George, Memphis the Musical tells the story of Huey Calhoun, a white partially ...

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NEWS: UK Cast Recording of Memphis available for download now!

Today Producers of Memphis the Musical announced that the Original London Cast Album is now available to purchase online for download. The CD will be available from 9 February at the Shaftesbury Theatre and via First Night Records. The Original London Cast Album is produced by First Night Records and Grammy Award-winning David Bryan. Mr. Bryan, a founding member of ...

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Memphis – Shaftesbury Theatre, London

Book and Lyrics: Joe Depietro Music and Lyrics: David Bryan Director: Christopher Ashley Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   The last couple of years have been a tough time for London’s musicals. Instead the dramatic play has been king drawing some of the UK and America’s most famous actors to the West End stage. While the stalwarts of British musical theatre live ...

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