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Shout! The Mod Musical – Momentum Playhouse @St. Stephen’s, Edinburgh

Book: Phillip George and David Lowenstein Director: Andrew McKay Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Five girls coming of age in the ‘Swinging Sixties’ to a soundtrack of hits from the generation that created pop music, isShout! The Mod Musical in a nutshell. In an era when man conquered the moon, the pill was widely available, women were becoming liberated and the belief ...

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The Sound of Music – The Grand, Leeds

Music: Richard Rodgers Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II Book: Howard Lindsay &Russel Crouse Director: Martin Connor Choreographer: Bill Deamer Designer: Gary McCann Reviewer: Holly Spanner With the season of musicals drawing to a close at the Grand in Leeds, the theatre has one last offering up its sleeve, and it’s here for two weeks. The Sound of Music is based on ...

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Avenue Q – CAST, Doncaster

Director/Choreographer: Cressida Carre Musical Director: Daniel Griffin Reviewer: Sara Jackson &Phil Collingwood Sell A Door Theatre bring the hilarious hit comedy Avenue Q to Doncaster’s CAST and after years on Broadway, the West End and numerous awards, there is a great expectation placed on this production. It does not disappoint. From the outset the audience is laughing, bouncing to the ...

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Jesus Christ Superstar – The Grand, Leeds

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Bill Kenwright & Bob Thompson Reviewer: Holly Spanner Since early this year, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar has been touring the UK, with The Grand in Leeds roughly marking the halfway point. Since its conception in 1970, the musical was staged on Broadway a year later to mixed reviews before opening ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Noel Sullivan

The Public Reviews’ Gemma Hirst catches up with actor Noel Sullivan in between shows to chat about the current UK tour of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, his new album and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Have you always wanted to get into musical theatre, even before joining Hear’Say? Yes! It was always my plan really. I was on that path before I joined ...

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – The Grand, Leeds

Cast members of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Book: Jeffrey Lane Music &Lyrics:David Yazbek Director &Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Rob Atkinson After a successful West End run, this highly enjoyable musical is now entertaining audiences around the country with a vivid mixture of comedy, musical excellence and brilliant choreography as an unlikely and convoluted tale unfolds of two chalk-and-cheese villains operating on the Côte d’Azur of yesteryear. That ...

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Music and Lyrics: David Yazbek Book: Jeffrey Lane Director: Jerry Mitchell Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Another production fresh from a run in the West End and now hoofing it up and down the UK is David Yazbek and Jeffrey Lane’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, bringing the sunny south of France to a chilly Glasgow this week. Based on the 1988 Steve Martin/Michael ...

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NEWS: Zizi Strallen & Matt Lee to lead Mary Poppins

Today Disney and Cameron Mackintosh have announced that Zizi Strallen will play ‘Mary Poppins’ and Matt Lee will play ‘Bert’ in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of their multi award-winning musical Mary Poppins, opening at Leicester Curve on 12 October 2015. Full casting will be announced shortly. Tour schedule below. Strallen is currently starring as ‘Lana’ in Matthew Bourne’s ...

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