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Hadestown – National Theatre, London

Music, Book and Lyrics: Anaïs Mitchell Director: Rachel Chavkin Reviewer: Scott Matthewman There are many stars that have aligned to create Hadestown, a hellishly magnificent new musical based on Anaïs Mitchell’s 2010 concept album which reframes the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice in the grand tradition of the music of the American South. Chief among them is Mitchell herself, ...

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CD REVIEW: The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Studio Cast Recording

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Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Reviewer: Mark Clegg The Hunchback of Notre Dame was always going to be a hard sell for a Disney movie and despite being perfectly animated and having the obligatory happy ending, it was greeted with middling reviews and disappointing box office when it was released in 1996. But it has remained a ...

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CD REVIEW: Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

Book and Lyrics: Timothy Mason Music: Mel Marvin Musical Director: Joshua Rosenblum Reviewer: Laura Orton [Rating:3.5] Who Likes Christmas? Whos like Christmas! The Grinch however, HATES Christmas, and he’ll do anything to stop it from coming. Originally inspired by Charles Dickens “Scrooge” and written in 1957, How The Grinch Stole Christmas! is the classic Dr Seuss story of the mean ...

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