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A Man of No Importance – Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury

Music: Stephen Flaherty Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens Book: Terrence McNally Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:3.5] Much like its central character, the charms of A Man of No Importance are gentle and delicate and these remain the watchwords for Gareth Machin’s actor/musician production of this musical for Salisbury Playhouse. Based on a 1994 film and set in early 1960s Dublin, Alfie Byrne is ...

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A Man Of No Importance – Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich

Music: Stephen Flaherty Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens Book: Terrence McNally Director: Helen Clarke Musical Director: Hattie Bennett Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3.5]   Despite the constant threat of ‘immodest dancing’, those of a nervous disposition can rest safe in the knowledge we never actually get to see the St Imelda’s players’ production of Oscar Wilde’s Salome. Bus conductor Alfie also directs the ...

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Seussical – Arts Theatre, London

Music: Stephen Flaherty Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens Book: Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Director: Philip Rowntree Reviewer: Steve Barfield [rating:4] The original Seussical the musical was a big hit in Seuss’ native US, and this version, specifically for young audiences, has a great deal to offer anyone who is a young at heart. It integrates features from some dozen of Seuss’ ...

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NEWS: Seussical the musical lands in London

Following critical success with recent revivals of Alan Bennett’sThe History Boys, Proof, and the first professional UK tour of hit musical Spring Awakening,Sell A Door Theatre Company have announced the first professional London production of Stephen Flaherty (Music) and Lyn Ahrens’ (Lyrics) musical based on the world of Dr Seuss. Seussical amalgamates several of Dr Seuss’ most famous books including ...

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