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CD REVIEW: Working, A Musical – Original London Cast Recording

Songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers & Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor Reviewer: Mark Clegg Based on Stud Terkel’s 1974 book Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do, Working: A Musical was the brainchild of Stephen Schwartz way back in 1975. The book and ...

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Working – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Studs Terkel Adaptors: Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso Director: Luke Sheppard Reviewer: Stephen Bates In the eyes of America's current President, the triple whammy of globalisation, de-industrialisation and illegal immigration has snuffed out working life in large parts of his country. Therefore, there can be nothing more timely than the reminder of the values of work that comes from ...

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The Day Shall Declare It – Marylebone Gardens, London

Based on “Moony’s Kid Don’t Cry” by Tennessee Williams and “Working” by Studs Terkel Director: Annie Saunders Reviewer: Chris Rogers [rating:4] Standing at the ramshackle bar of Marylebone Gardens in what used to be a BBC building, one immediately gets the underground flavour, the grit that the aptly named Wilderness are bringing toward their theatrical experience. It is well staffed ...

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