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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat  – The London Palladium

Book and Lyrics: Tim Rice Music:Andrew Lloyd Webber Director: Laurence Connor Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Way, way back many decades ago, not long after Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice began, a musical phenomenon was born in a school hall. More than 50 years later this gateway show to a lifelong love of theatre is back at the London Palladium for ...

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Jersey Boys – Opera House, Manchester

Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Director: Des McAnuf Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen Oh, what a night! Late October here in 2015, an audience raised the roof at Manchester Opera House following a showing of the acclaimed touring production Jersey Boys. However, despite the warm reception, this is a production that takes a while to ...

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Jesus Christ Superstar – O2 Arena, London

Music: Andrew Lloyd-Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Laurence Connor Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:2] Having gone down the road of television casting once again for one of his shows and quite possibly killing off the genre at the same time, Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s much-touted revival of his 1971 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar will hopefully have the same effect on staging theatrical ...

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