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Glyndbourne’s Le Nozze di Figaro – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Beaumarchais Librettist: Da Ponte Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Director: Michael Grandage Revival: Ian Rutherford Reviewer:Maggie Constable [rating:4] Glyndebourne on Tour is a frequent and much-loved visitor to Milton Keynes Theatre and this evening’s version of Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro ) is a new production from the acclaimed director, Michael Grandage. The original story for Figaro ...

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The Phantom of the Opera – Milton Keynes Theatre

Lyrics: Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe Director: Laurence Connor Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Reviewer: Maggie Constable [Rating:5] Way below the glory and splendour of the renowned Opera House in Paris, there lurks the Phantom in a solitary and shadowy existence. Ashamed of his disfigured face and feared by all who see or hear him, the love he bears for his ...

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English National Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty – Milton Keynes Theatre

Designer: Peter Farmer Choreographer: Kenneth MacMillan Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Reviewer: Maggie Constable [Rating:4.5] Enchanting is the word for English National Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty at Milton Keynes Theatre this week. With the magical choreography of the acclaimed Sir Kenneth MacMillan along with beautiful music, which includes Tchaikovsky’s Once Upon a Dream and Rose Adagio, you are immediately transported into ...

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Soul Sister – Milton Keynes Theatre

Directors: Peter Brooks Bob Eaton Designer: Laura Hopkins Choreographer: Jason Pennycooke Musical Director:Sean Green Reviewer: Maggie Constable [Rating:4] Soul Sister, at Milton Keynes Theatre this week, is a new musical direct from the West End which has been inspired by the fascinating lives of Ike and Tina Turner, who, while they were together as a musical duo, gave us such ...

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Rough Justice – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Terence Frisby Director: James Larkin Reviewer: Maggie Constable [Rating:4] At Milton Keynes Theatre this week there were courtroom thrills aplenty in Terence Frisby’s Rough Justice, not Agatha Christie style but certainly full of drama and suspense, and some twists. A very different ‘dish’ from the comic There’s A Girl In My Soup, the well-known and acclaimed piece by the ...

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Legally Blonde The Musical – Milton Keynes Theatre

Music and Lyrics: Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin Book: Heather Hach Director and Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Mark Johnson [Rating:4.5] "OMIGOD you guys!" following on from its huge West End success, Legally Blonde The Musical is now wowing audiences all over the UK as part of its first national tour and last night burst open in Milton Keynes. A fast ...

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Murder on the Nile – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Joe Harmston Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:3.5] Presented by the official Agatha Christie theatre company, Milton Keynes Theatre brought us this evening the scorching Egyptian sun (we wish) and some classic intrigue in the crime queen’s Murder on the Nile. It is the 1930s and cruising on a steam ship along the Nile are the two newly ...

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