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Company – Gielgud Theatre

Book: George Furth Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Genuine insight is rare - and is marked by being something completely obvious as a truth, though the thought may not have occurred to you before. Premiering in 1970 as a musical about contemporary attitudes to sexuality and relationship status, it ruffled feathers, won awards and revealed that ...

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CD REVIEW: War Paint – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Reviewer: Mark Clegg As we sit in the gap between the announcement of nominations and the actual ceremony of the 2017 Tony Awards, War Paint is getting a lot of attention. Nominated for both best costume and scenic design, the main talking points are the two leading ladies both of whom are nominated for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. ...

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CD REVIEW: Patti LuPone – Matters of the Heart

Reviewer: Donna Kelly In an inspired decision by Broadway Records, Patti LuPone’s superb 1999 solo album Matters of the Heart has been reissued in CD format and as a digital download. Best known for her Broadway performances in Sweeney Todd, Anything Goes, Evita and Gypsy, LuPone is an American actress and singer, well-known in the world of musical theatre. The ...

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CD REVIEW: Patti Lupone, Far Away Places, Live at Studio 54

  [rating:3.0] Reviewer: Jonathan Baz   Far Away Places is a refreshing and unexpected collection of songs from Patti Lupone. Recorded earlier this year at 54 Below in New York, its a set of nearly 20 numbers often drawn from some of Broadway's more minor productions and occasional flops, as well as a handful of familiar compositions. A word of ...

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Patti LuPone – Leicester Square Theatre, London

Reviewer: Robert Cottingham [rating:3] Patti LuPone is undoubtedly a big star. She has won two Tony Awards and an Olivier and created the rôle of Fantine in the original Royal Shakespeare Company production of Les Misérables. As a musical theatre star, they don’t come much bigger. And in the Leicester Square Theatre where she is playing a week long residency, ...

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