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CD REVIEW: On The Town – New Broadway Cast Recording

Reviewer: Donna Kelly Fans of the iconic musical On The Town have waited a long time for the first complete recording of the stage production - almost 70 years in fact. Despite recordings in 1944, 1960 and 1995, many theatre fans were left disappointed when parts of the score were either omitted, truncated or recorded in the studio. Thankfully, 70 ...

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CD REVIEW: Violet – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Music: Jeanine Tesori Book &Lyrics: Brian Crawley Reviewer: Holly Spanner PS Classics’ Violet is a two disc recording of the Broadway cast, featuring Sutton Foster in the lead rôle as Violet, Colin Donnell as Monty and Joshua Henry as Flick. Violet is set in 1960’s America, where image is everything and you have to fit into a certain mold to ...

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CD REVIEW: Noël and Cole

Arranger/Music Director : David Loud Reviewer : Rosie Revell [Rating:5] PS Classics continues its quest to safeguard the heritage of Broadway and American song by bringing us Noël and Cole, a celebration of the wit, wisdom, sophistication and memorable melodies of those musical maestro’s of the 1920s and 1930s ; Cole Porter and Noel Coward. Despite hailing from opposite sides ...

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CD REVIEW: Merrily We Roll Along – 2012 Encores Recording

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim Reviewed by Jonathan Baz [rating:4] This recording of Merrily We Roll Along hails from the 2012 Encores! concert production, staged at New York City Hall. While many acclaim this show to be among, if not, the best of Stephen Sondheim’s work, it’s a tough story to conceptualise. The tale unfolds backwards through time, where friendships and marriages ...

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