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Tell Me On A Sunday – The Grand, Leeds

Jodie Prenger in Tell Me On A Sunday

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Don Black Director: Paul Foster Choreographer/Movement Director: Matt Flint Reviewer: Sue Collier Following an acclaimed performance in the Watermill Theatre’s 2014 production of Calamity Jane,Jodie Prengeris currently touring in Andrew Lloyd WebberandDon Black’sone-woman show, the classic musical,Tell Me on a Sunday. The musical portrays the romantic misadventures of Emma, a young English girl in New ...

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42nd Street – Liverpool Empire, Liverpool

Writers: Michael Stewart &Mark Bramble Music: Harry Warren Lyrics: Al Dubin Director: Mark Bramble Musical Supervisor: Gareth Williams Reviewer: Tim Stone [rating:4] Based on a 1933 film but only brought to the stage in 1980, 42nd Street takes us back to an America and a theatre that is no longer there. The musical traces the exploits of Peggy Sawyer (Jessica ...

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42nd Street – Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Writer: Michael Stewart &Mark Bramble Music: Harry Warren Director: Mark Bramble Reviewer: Francesca Parker [rating:3.5] The Tony Award Winning production of 42nd Street has arrived at the Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh. As one of the most successful and longest running Broadway productions to have ever graced the stage, old favourites including ‘We’re in the money’ and of course the signature song, ...

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CD REVIEW: Anthony Newley: The Last Song, The Final Recordings

Producers: Stage Door Records &The Anthony Newley Society Reviewer: Jacqui Onions [rating:3.5] Anthony Newley passed away in 1999, leaving behind him an impressive legacy covering stage, screen and recordings, both as a writer and performer. The final recordings that he made in 1996 and 1997, before sadly losing his battle with cancer, up until now had remained unreleased. Newley’s fans ...

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42nd Street – The Mayflower, Southampton

Author of the original novel: Bradford Ropes Director and co-authors: Mark Bramble and Michael Stewart Lyricist: Al Dubin Reviewer: Ann Bawtree [rating: 5] Set in 1933 just as the Great Depression was beginning to turn the corner, thanks to President Franklin D Roosevelt’s New Deal, this show is not so much a musical performance as an explosion of instrumental music, ...

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42nd Street – Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Music: Harry Warren Lyrics: Al Dubin Director: Mark Bramble Choreographer: Graeme Henderson Reviewer: Laura Stimpson [Rating:4.5] Come and meet those dancing feet – with a bang and a lot of tap, 42nd Street, one of Broadway’s longest running shows, arrived in Bradford tonight. Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes we follow famed Broadway musical director, Julian Marsh (Dave Willetts), ...

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42nd Street – New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Music and Lyrics: Harry Warren and Al Dubin Book: Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble Director: Mark Bramble Reviewer: Lucy Thackray [rating:3] 42nd Street is one of those Broadway classics that everyone feels they know, despite perhaps not having seen it many times, much like Guys and Dolls or Anything Goes. This version of the tour is heavily based on Mark ...

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42nd Street – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Book: Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble Music: Harry Warren Lyrics: Al Dubin Director: Mark Bramble Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4.5] The overture ends, the audience finally falls completely silent and the curtain rises to a stage full to bursting with young, energetic tappers at the 42nd Street Theatre being put through their paces as they audition for the new musical, Pretty ...

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