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Michael Ball : Both Sides Now tour – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4.5] “But now it's just another show. You leave 'em laughing when you go. And if you care, don't let them know. Don't give yourself away.” And so go the lyrics to the title song of Michael Ball’s latest album and current tour and never a truer word could be said. In Liverpool the capacity crowd lapped ...

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – The Assembly Rooms, Derby

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Bill Kenwright Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:3] On 9th June 2007, 8.5 million people tuned in to watch Keith Jack come second in the final of Any Dream will Do, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s search for a star for his forthcoming West End production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, a rôle that ...

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – The Mayflower, Southampton

Music and Lyrics: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Director: Bill Kenwright Choreographer: Henry Metcalfe Musical Director: James McCullagh Reviewer: Gina Skillings [Rating:4]   Having spent many a year as a sell out in the West End, Joseph is now touring the country with his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Starring Keith Jack, runner-up in the BBC series Any Dream Will Do, ...

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Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat – Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton

Lyrics: Tim Rice Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Director: Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Sue Dixon [rating:4] Thirty somethings across the country will probably all remember playing a rôle in a school production of Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat. Retelling the biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this timeless musical is full of unforgettable songs including ...

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Chess – Union Theatre, London

Music: Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Christopher Howell and Steven Harris Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:2.5] With music from Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA and conceived by Tim Rice who also contributed the lyrics, the 1980s musical Chess had grand ambitions which have never really come to fruition as it remains a show that has ...

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The Lion King – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Music/Lyrics: Elton John &Tim Rice Book: Roger Allers &Irene Mecchi Director: Julie Taymor Reviewer: Stephanie Rowe [Rating: 5] The Lion King first came to the public’s attention in 1994 as Disney’s 32nd full length animated feature and brought with it a return to form for the House of Mouse. Following the unprecedented success of Beauty and the Beast being turned ...

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Bill Kenwright Reviewer: Katy Roberts [rating:4] With its family-friendly storyline, universal themes and catchy songs, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has remained a true classic among musicals since its’ West End debut in 1972. The show tells the story of Joseph, the favourite son of Jacob, who is sold by his ...

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