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Footloose: The Musical – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

The cast of Footloose

Book: Dean Pitchford, adapted by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie Music: Tom Snow Lyrics: Dean Pitchford Director: Racky Plews Reviewer: James Garrington Not so long ago – not even 40 years in fact – there was a town in America where it was illegal to dance in public. Until, that is, a group of high school kids fought to get ...

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Footloose the Musical – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Gareth Gates and company in Footloose

Music: Tom Snow Writer: Dean Pitchford Adaptor: Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie Director: Racky Plews Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen It was turned into a film back in 1983, starring Kevin Bacon and Sarah Jessica Parker, but on stage Footloose The Musical is less of a hit. The stage adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie, like the movie, is based on ...

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Footloose – The Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Gareth Gates and company in Footloose

Stage Adaptation: Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie Director: Racky Plews Choreographer: Matthew Cole Reviewer: Dan English   There’s a sizzling musical at Dartford’s Orchard Theatre as Footloose makes a stop on it’s new UK Tour. Based on the 1980s cult film, the Racky Plews-directed musical sees city boy Ren McCormack (Luke Baker) struggle to fit into life in Bomont, a ...

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Footloose: The Musical – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Music: Tom Snow Lyrics: Dean Pitchford Adapters: Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie Director: Pollyann Turner Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Stage Experience has been a feature at Ambassador Group Theatres since its inception in Swindon in 1993. It aims to give youngsters the opportunity to perform as part of a large cast in a professional scale production. Ten days of intensive rehearsal ...

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Footloose – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Dean Pritchford Music: Tom Snow Director: David McNeil Reviewer: Grace Galloway   If you initially thought about over 100 young people, with around eight days to put a full scale production together, which would be performed to a paying audience, you would probably think that it was a recipe for disaster. But in its 10th year, the Manchester Palace ...

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