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An Evening Without Kate Bush – The Museum of Comedy

Performer: Sarah-Louise Young Director: Russell Lucas Reviewer: Richard Maguire Love her or hate her, Kate Bush remains one of Britain’s great pop eccentrics. Since her first appearance on Top of the Pops at the age of 19 with the iconic Wuthering Heights, Bush has always been easy to parody. Yet, Sarah-Louise Young’s An Evening Without Kate Bush is more like ...

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Summer Street – Waterloo East, London

Book, Music, Lyrics and Direction: Andrew Norris Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours… closer each day, Home and Away; Helen Daniels doing Tai Chi on the front lawn, Harold Bishop lost at sea and the wedding of Scott and Charlene, the Australian soap opera looms large in the collective cultural memory of the late 1980s and early 1990s. ...

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Yank! – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

Book & Lyrics: David Zellnik Music: Joseph Zellnik Director: James Baker Reviewer: May Mellstrom It is 1943 and teenager Stu is drafted into the US Army, scared he will not have 'what it takes' to make it as a soldier. Encompassing a thoughtful coming-of-age narrative and a charming wartime romance, what follows could be a typical musical of the 1940s. ...

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Improvathon 2016 – The Lost Theatre, London

Improvathon 2016

Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Edie Ranvier   Seek to describe Improvathon 2016, and numbers come easier than words. 50 hours’ continuous improvised comedy. 25 two-hour episodes across four “seasons”. Ninth annual event. More than 40 performers. An audience in their seats from 7pm on Friday to 9pm on Sunday. They do let you out if you ask nicely. This year’s ...

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Miss-Leading Ladies – St James Theatre, London

Director: Sarah-Louise Young Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   ‘There’s a lady alone onstage’, well actually there are two ready to guide the audience through the lives, the songs, the films and anecdotes of some of Hollywood’s most famous leading ladies. Brother and sister double act Ria Jones and Ceri Dupree honour a raft of actresses from the golden era of film ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Failed States

  Music and Lyrics: Desmond O'Connor Book: Andrew Taylor Director: Patrick Wilde Musical Director: Stuart Barr Venue:Theatre Tent Reviewer: Glen Pearce There is nothing to fear but fear itself. If we’re innocent we have nothing to fear. Our Government is here to protect its citizens. Truth will out. All these phrases shape our core beliefs but how many of them ...

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Jerry’s Girls – St James Studio, London

Music and lyrics: Jerry Herman Director: Kate Golledge Reviewer: Stephen Bates   Jerry Herman is what he is - a master of traditional Broadway musicals. He is also the creator of some formidable female characters, even if the best known of them are a little too seasoned to be called “girls” and, in the case of La Cage Aux Folles, ...

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NEWS: Casting announced for Jerry’s Girls

Producers have today announced full casting for the London revival of musical revueJerry’s Girlswhich, 30 years after it opened on Broadway, will be revived in a limited two-week run at the St. James Studio from 3 to 15 March. Jerry’s Girls areAnna-Jane Casey, Ria JonesandSarah-Louise Young. Casey has recently been seen in Forbidden Broadway but other West End credits include ...

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