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NEWS: Wildhorn’s Wonderland to receive European Premiere with a UK and Ireland Tour

Wonderland UK Tour Art Work

By John Roberts Frank Wildhorn’s musical adaptation of Lewis Carrol’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass will receive a European Premiere with a UK and Ireland Tour. Wonderland will start its magical Journey at the Edinburgh Playhouse from Friday, 20January 2017. The musical (which should not be confused with the recent Wonder.Land as part of the Manchester ...

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NEWS: Billy Elliot the Musical announces UK Tour Dates

Producers have today [25th September] announced the full tour list for the first ever UK tour ofBilly Elliot the Musical. Opening at theTheatre Royal Plymouthon Wednesday 24 Februarythe show will then visitSunderland Empire, Bradford Alhambra,Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff,Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre,Edinburgh Playhouse,Bristol Hippodrome,Manchester Palace Theatre, Southampton Mayflowerand Birmingham Hippodrome. For producer Eric Fellner the opportunity to tour the country ...

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Sex in Suburbia – Sunderland Empire

Writer: Claire Sweeney and Mandy Muden Music: Griff Johnson Director: Ken Alexander Reviewer: Gemma Hirst When the popular television series Sex in the City came to close, the Manolos were hung up and women up across the globe would sup a cosmo in recognition. Thanks to Sex and Suburbia, women (and men) in Sunderland are able to experience the atmosphere ...

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I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue: Live on Stage – Sunderland Empire

Reviewer: Mark Clegg I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue has been a staple of BBC Radio Four’s schedules for over forty years and its massive popularity shows no signs of waning. With a basic panel game format, ‘Clue’ (as it’s known to its many fans) is simply a springboard for improvisational comedy and general silliness. The easiest way to describe ...

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The Lion King – Sunderland Empire

Music: Elton John Lyrics: Tim Rice Book: Roger Allers &Irene Mecchi Director: Julie Taymor Reviewer: Mark Clegg When Disney formed their theatrical division in 1993 and set their sights on the Great White Way, critics sneered and began to sharpen their claws. But when Beauty and the Beast opened the following year, the House of Mouse proved very quickly that ...

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Rock of Ages – Sunderland Empire

Book: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristin Hanggi Reviewer: Mark Clegg It’s the mid-to-late eighties on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip. Drew (Noel Sullivan) is a budding rock musician working in a run-down club. Sherrie (Cordelia Farnworth) is a country girl, new in town and full of dreams of fame and fortune. And this being a musical, we follow the rocky path to ...

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NEWS: War Horse embarks on UK tour

West End hit (and inspiration for a Hollywood film) War Horse is set to tour eight UK venues from September 2013-July 2014, it was announced today. The play, based on a book by Michael Morpurgo, tells the tale of young Albert and his horse Joey, who is sent off to assist in the battles of World War One and uses ...

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