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Dirty Dancing – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Reviewer: Marina Spark The stage adaptation of the iconic 1980s movie has mambo'd into Plymouth's Theatre Royal this week in true chick flick style. With lashings of flair, heaps of style and just the right amount of hip thrusting, this show is bound to please fans of the movie. The stage is pretty bare, ...

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Dreamboats and Petticoats – Lyceum, Sheffield

Writer: Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran Director: Bob Tomson Reviewer: Sheila Stratford Excitement, energy and laughter, Dreamboats and Petticoats is the musical to watch. A smash hit in the West End and now touring. The writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran have cleverly woven a tale of teenage love and angst with a good dose of comedy, around a full ...

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Dreamboats & Petticoats – Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Book: Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran. Director: Bob Thomson Reviewer: Beth Walthaus [Rating:4] Based on the concept album of the same name, Dreamboats &Petticoats follows the stories of the kids at St. Mungos Youth Club as they aspire to win a youth song writing competition. Bobby (Stephen Rolley) teams up with his best friend Ray's (Will Finlason) sister, Laura (Hannah ...

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Dreamboats and Petticoats – Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Writers: Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran Musical Supervisor: Keith Strachan Director: Bob Tomson Reviewer: Dominic Corr [rating:3.5]   Nostalgia, especially musical, is a drug - immensely addictive. Something that Dreamboats and Petticoats heavily utilizes in its appeal to those long lost days of teenage love from its audience.With a burst of intense music from the 60s and over 40 songs ...

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Dreamboats and Petticoats – De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Writers: Laurence Marks &Maurice Gran Director: Bob Tomson Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer [Rating:3] Inspired by the popular albums of the same name, Dreamboats and Petticoats is a jukebox musical full of timeless rock n roll classics. Featuring hits such as Teenager in Love, Do You Wanna Dance, and Let’s Twist Again, this show certainly delivers if you’re looking for a nostalgia-inducing ...

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