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Death Takes a Holiday – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Book: Thomas Meehan and Peter Stone Music and Lyrics: Maury Yeston Director: Thom Sutherland Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Death was exceptionally busy in 2016 and aside from the ongoing wars and natural disasters he also claimed an exceptionally high number of actors, musicians and celebrities. Understandably then, he’s in need of a bit of a rest and fortunately Maury Yeston, Thomas ...

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Titanic – Charing Cross Theatre, London

Writer: Peter Stone Music and Lyrics: Maury Yeston Director: Thom Southerland Reviewer:Scott Matthewman It was, to begin with, a monument to luxury, but ended as a shrine to hubris. The largest ship in its existence at its launch, theRMS Titanicwas White Star Lines’ answer to Cunard’s dominance of transatlantic passenger routes. Unable to beat theLusitaniaandMauritaniafor speed, theTitanicwas part of a ...

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Grand Hotel – Southwark Playhouse, London

Book: Luther Davis Music and Lyrics: George Forrest and Robert White Additional Music and Lyrics: Maury Yeston Director: Thom Southerland Reviewer: Stephen Bates   Wonderful as the place is, it takes some doing to make Southwark Playhouse appear opulent. Yet, with just one glittering chandelier, a host of glorious performances and a ravishing musical score, it now looks and feels ...

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CD REVIEW: Laura Osnes – If I Tell You: The Songs of Maury Yeston

Music &Lyrics: Maury Yeston Vocals: Laura Osnes Reviewer: Katy Roberts [Rating:4] Laura Osnes is Broadway’s newest star – Tony-nominated for her leading rôle in Bonnie and Clyde and currently starring in the title rôle of Rodgers &Hammerstein’s Cinderella, she is earning rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. If I Tell You – Songs of Maury Yeston is the first ...

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Titanic – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Peter Stone Music and Lyrics: Maury Yeston Director: Thom Southerland Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:5]   Producer Danielle Tarento and Director Thom Southerland have joined forces with Southwark Playhouse on three recent occasions and gained great acclaim for breathing fresh life into what were thought to have been problem American musicals. Now, with this fourth effort, they have surpassed themselves. ...

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Phantom – Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre, London

Book: Arthur Kopit Music: Maury Yeston Director: Dawn Kalani Cowle Reviewer: Emily Gardiner [rating:4] Hidden away in the depths of East London, away from the blinding glitz of the West End and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s blockbusting The Phantom of the Opera, lays a theatrical gem that is not to be missed. Phantom, by Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit, is another ...

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Titanic the Musical – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Peter Stone Music &Lyrics: Maury Yeston Director: Sharon Henderson Reviewer: Iain Sykes [rating:3] The maritime city of Liverpool and the story of R.M.S. Titanic are linked in so many ways. The headquarters of the ship’s owners, The White Star Line were located in the city and a large number of her crew hailed from the area. It’s perhaps fitting, ...

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