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Titanic the Musical – Liverpool Empire

Music & Lyrics: Maury Yeston Book: Peter Stone Director: Thom Sutherland Reviewer: John Roberts Having originally launched just months before James Cameron’s recording breaking film, Maury Yeston and Peter Stone’s powerful and heart-breaking musical won plaudits and awards on its maiden voyage on Broadway – yet unlike Cameron’s filmic version Yeston & Stone’s retelling of the tale uses the stories ...

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Titanic the Musical – Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Book: Peter Stone Music and Lyrics: Maury Yeston Director: Thom Sutherland Reviewer: James Garrington Is it possible to create tension in a show where everyone in the audience knows the plot and knows how it ends? Not easily you may think, but that is exactly what Maury Yeston and Peter Stone have achieved with Titanic – The Musical. The show tells ...

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Titanic: The Musical – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Book: Peter Stone Music & Lyrics: Maury Yeston Director: Thom Southerland Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's Titanic: The Musical first appeared on Broadway in 1997, winning five Tony Awards in the process. Director Thom Southerland's stripped back production, first seen at the Southwark Playhouse in 2013, was revived to great acclaim in 2016, and is now touring ...

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Titanic – The Musical – Sheffield Lyceum

Music and Lyrics: Maury Yeston Writer: Peter Stone Director: Thom Southerland Musical Director: Mark Aspinall Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood The sinking of the RMS Titanic in April 1912 is one of the most tragic maritime events on record, where sadly 1517 souls were lost.  Many will know and have watched James Cameron’s 1997 Oscar-winning film, Titanic, starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Bristol Hippodrome

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Writers: Stephan Elliot, Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Co-Choreographers: Ross Coleman and Andrew Hallsworth Reviewer:Chris Oldham Based on the 1994 cult Australian film, Priscilla Queen of the Desert begins inside a glitter ball, exploding onto the stage in a carnival of colour and light. It tells the story of two drag queens Tick/Mitzi (Duncan James), and Adam/Felicia (Adam Bailey), and ...

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Lyceum, Sheffield

Writer: Stephan Elliot, Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Ruth Jepson I’m so excited I’ve had to contain myself with gaffer tape And so, the tone is set for Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Three friends and fellow performers, Mitzi (Jason Donovan) and Felicia (Adam Bailey), both drag queens, and Bernadette (Simon Green), a transwoman (rather outdatedly referred to as ...

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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – Plymouth Theatre Royal

Book: Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott Director: Simon Phillips Reviewer: Karen Bussell CULT camper alert. Priscilla is back in town! Where else would dangling divas, feathers, fun and general flamboyance elicit a standing ovation, tears and much laughter if not on the outrageous Outback expedition? Darren Day lives upto expectations as Tick - most charismatic and with a great voice. ...

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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Go West - Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical

Director: Simon Phillips Choreographers: Ross Coleman and Andrew Hallsworth Reviewer: Clare White Priscilla Queen of the Desert arrives at the Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton with an explosion of glitter balls and feather boas. Billed as the ultimate feel-good musical, the audience climbs aboard the Priscilla bus for an evening of flamboyant fun. And the wheels on the Priscilla bus have been ...

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