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CD REVIEW: Michael Longoria – Broadway Brick by Brick

Reviewer: Holly Spanner Currently performing with The Midtown Men, a high-octane band performing hits from the sixties, Michael Longoria made his Broadway debut in Hairspray, after graduating with a BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. This is Longoria’s debut Solo Broadway Album, and as the title of the album suggests, Broadway Brick by Brick is a ...

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The Sound of Music – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Music: Richard Rodgers Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II Book: Howard Lindsay &Russel Crouse Director: Martin Connor Choreographer: Bill Deamer Designer: Gary McCann Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II's, musical theatre classic The Sound of Music is still managing to delight audiences, almost 60 years on since its first appearance on stage. On Gary McCann's impressive set, complemented by ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning 19th January 2015

As the pantomimes and Christmas shows pack up from their runs over the festive period, theatres around the UK are this week beginning to get back into some normality. From a new work exploring the race for nuclear armament, to revivals of masterworks from some of theatre’s greatest writers there is a host of great works to see all across ...

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The Sound of Music – Curve, Leicester

Music: Richard Rodgers Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II Book: Howard Lindsay &Russel Crouse Director: Paul Kerryson Reviewer: John Roberts There are lots of changes happening over at the Curve in Leicester, the recent announcement that longstanding Leicester director Paul Kerryson will be leaving the flagship venue in 2015 and will be replaced by critically acclaimed Nikolai Foster is one that the ...

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CD REVIEW: The Sound of Music – NBC Live Television Recording

Reviewer: Mark Clegg One of the most performed and much loved musicals in history, a Bank Holiday television staple, a theatrical sing-along phenomenon, a constant source of parody for everything from French and Saunders to The Simpsons, Andrew Llloyd Webber’s televised quest to solve a problem like Maria… The Sound of Music is many things to many people – and ...

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The Sound of Music, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London.

Composer: Richard Rodgers Lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein II Book Writer: Howard Lindsay &Russel Crouse Director: Rachel Kavanagh Musical Director: Stephen Ridley Reviewer: Leon Paul [rating:4]   The heavens had opened over London as the crowd assembled for last night’sperformance of The Sound of Music at the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park. Cowering under trees, umbrellas &various shelters around the theatregrounds… ...

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The Sound of Music – Liverpool Empire, Liverpool

Book: By Howard Lindsay and Russel Grouse Music and Lyrics: Rodgers and Hammerstein Director: Elsie Kelly Reviewer: Tim Stone [Rating:4] The Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust (BOST) have a long history of performing musicals in Liverpool and although considered an amateur production, the quality of show and standard of cast and backroom staff is nothing but professional. A young nun ‘to ...

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NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre announce 2013 season

Today the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre announce their much anticipated 2013 season, speculation had already surrounded the season with many guesses as to what would be in the programme including a misguided guess that Andrew Lloyd Webber’s revival of CATS would find a perfect home within the surroundings of the open air amphitheatre. Timothy Sheader for his sixth season ...

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