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Preludes – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Dave Malloy Director: Alex Sutton Reviewer: David Guest A breathtaking synthesis of musical styles and an offbeat story that resonates through the ages could be the most exciting and mind-blowing UK premiere to hit a London stage this year. Dave Malloy’s Preludes is outrageously anachronistic, compellingly creative and devastatingly frank as it dares to paint a picture of a cruel ...

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We’ll Live and Die in These Towns – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Music & Lyrics: The Enemy Writer: Geoff Thompson Director: Hamish Glen Reviewer: Nicole Craft It’s been over 10 years since Coventry band The Enemy wowed critics with their debut album We’ll Live and Die in These Towns and around two years since the band announced their split, so it can hardly be said that the band were at the height ...

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Desperately Seeking the Exit: The All Star Reading – Above the Arts, London

Writer/performer: Peter Michael Marino  Reviewer: Scott Matthewman There is nothing theatre fans love more than a huge flop. And they don’t come much bigger, or more loveable, than Desperately Seeking Susan, the musical that took the 1985 film starring Roseanna Arquette and Madonna and set it to the music of Blondie. Debuting in the West End’s Novello Theatre in November ...

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NEWS: Orkian leads The Infidel Cast

The Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced casting for the stage adaptation of David Baddiel’s The Infidel – The Musical. Based on Baddiel’s hit comedy film,TheInfidel – The Musical will feature book and lyrics by Baddiel and music by Erran Baron Cohen. The show will be co-directed by Baddiel and Theatre Royal Stratford East’s Artistic Director, Kerry Michael The cast ...

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Sleeping Arrangements – Landor Theatre, London

Book, music &lyrics: Chris Burgess Director: Robert McWhir Reviewer: Jonathan Baz [rating:3] Sleeping Arrangements is a translation of Sophie Kinsella’s novel of the same name into a new piece of musical theatre staged at the veritable dynamo of that genre, Clapham’s Landor Theatre. It’s a simple enough, if anodyne, tale of two frustrated married couples thrown together in an Andalucian ...

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