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Madagascar: The Musical – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Book: Kevin Del Aguila Music and Lyrics: George Noriega & Joel Someillan Director: Kirk Jameson Choreographer: Fabian Aloise Designer: Tom Rogers Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Madagascar, the much-loved, 2005 Dreamworks’ movie returns to Glasgow in its musical form, just in time to catch the school holiday crowd. Our familiar friends from New York’s Central Park Zoo: Alex, ‘the king of the ...

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Fame – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Book: Jose Fernandez Lyrics: Jaques Levy Director: Nick Winston Reviewer: Dominic Corr Fame uncompromisingly attempts to look at not just the romantic humour associated with talent scouting and arts educations, but the seedy underneath too. Originally the monstrously successful 1980 movie, Fame evolved into a TV series, untold spin-offs and finally, a stage show. For its 30th anniversary, the touring ...

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Green Day’s American Idiot – Arts Theatre, London

Book: Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer Music: Green Day Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong Director and Choreographer: Racky Plews Reviewer:Tom Finch From the moment the audience enters the auditorium of the Arts Theatre there’s no getting away from the setting of Sell A Door’s production of this anarchic musical byGreen Day. With moody punks dotted around the house and clips ...

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Avenue Q – Bristol Hippodrome

Avenue Q cast 2016 tour

Music and Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Book: Jeff Whitty Director &Choreographer: Cressida Carré Reviewer: Kris Hallett   Avenue Q became something of a cult hit on both sides of the Atlantic first in New York in 2003 and the West End in 2006. It’s not hard to see why; a filthy and rude puppet show, sharp and witty ...

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The Silver Sword – Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Writer: Susie McKenna (adapted from the novel byIan Serraillier) Composer: Steven Edis Director: Susie McKenna Reviewer: David Jobson   It is fantastic to see theatre open both adult and children’s eyes to issues and historical events that still resonate today. Here we have a musical adaptation of Ian Serraillier’s 1956 children’s book, The Silver Sword, set during and after the ...

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The Silver Sword – Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Adaptedby:Susie McKenna &Stephen Edis (from the novel byIan Serraillier) Director:Susie McKenna Musical Director: Stephen Edis   This week at Exeter’s Northcott Theatre, Sell a Door and the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, present their musical adaptation of Ian Serraillier’s The Silver Sword. Created by director Susie McKenna and musical director Stephen Edis, this charming retelling uses a chorus of actor/musicians to craft ...

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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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Sunset Song – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Lewis Grassic Gibbon Director: Julie Ellen Musical Director: Morna Young Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Sunset Song is the touching and often tragic tale of Chris Guthrie, a young girl growing up in 20th Century Scotland. Sell a Door Theatre, in association with Beacon Arts Centre, brings the adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s classic tale to life and succeeds in securing ...

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