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NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre launches 2015 season

The 2014 summer season may have barely finished but today Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced details of their 2015 season. Opening the season will be the staging of J.M. Barrie’s orginal stage play of Peter Pan, directed by the venues' Artistic Director Timothy Sheader. Next will be a production of The Seagulldirected by Matthew Dunster, who directed A ...

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers – Richmond Theatre, London

Book: Lawrence Kasha &David S. Landay Music: Gene De Paul, Al Kasha &Joel Hirschhorn Lyrics: Johnny Mercer, Al Kasha &Joel Hirschhorn Director/Choreographer - Patti Columbo An exuberant celebration of old-style song and dance performed in the lovely old Richmond theatre. The set makes full use of the American pioneer theme, with giant wooden sliding doors in place of a curtain, ...

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers – Liverpool Empire

Book: Lawrence Kasha &David S. Landay Music: Gene De Paul, Al Kasha &Joel Hirschhorn Lyrics: Johnny Mercer, Al Kasha &Joel Hirschhorn Director/Choreographer: Patti Colombo Reviewer: Grace Galloway What a “Wonderful Wonderful Day” or night as many people would say leaving the Empire Theatre after a stunning performance of the classic MGM musical. A massively upbeat and exciting production, which will ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part III

And as we come to our final part of our 2014 preview of shows in and around the UK and Ireland we ask our regional editors in the North West, London, and along the South Coast what productions are getting them excited over the course of the year. Do you agree? What are you most looking forward to? Share your ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part I

Over the next week we shall be looking at the shows that have got our regional editors excited in 2014. Today we shall be looking at Ireland, South East and North East &Yorkshire. Are you excited by any of these productions? Share what you think in the comments section below. IRELAND: Ciara Murphy Here at The Public Reviews in Ireland, ...

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers – The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Book: Lawrence Kasha &David S. Landay Music: Gene De Paul, Al Kasha &Joel Hirschhorn Lyrics: Johnny Mercer, Al Kasha &Joel Hirschhorn Director: Patti Colombo Reviewer: May Mellstrom [Rating:3.5] Seven Brides for Seven Brothers was a hit for MGM Studios in 1954 but it was not until 1979 that the movie was adapted for the stage, complete with additional songs by ...

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers –The Opera House, Manchester

Book: Lawrence Kasha &David S. Landay Music: Gene de Paul Lyrics: Johnny Mercer Director &Choreographer: Patti Colombo Reviewer: Ruth Gerrard [Rating:3.5]   This 1950s musical has been loving revived for the touring circuit, with Sam Attwater at the helm as oldest brother, Adam Pontipee and Helena Blackman as Milly, the first woman to marry in to the family of seven ...

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Seven Brides For Seven Brothers –New Wimbledon Theatre, London

Book: Lawrence Kasha and David S. Landay Music: Gene De Paul Lyrics: Johnny Mercer Director and Choreographer: Patti Colombo Reviewer: Christopher Hong [rating:4] This much loved musical film from 1954, now revived as a touring production, tells the story of Adam (Sam Attwater) the eldest of seven brothers who marries a feisty and resourceful Milly (Helena Blackman). Only after the ...

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