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Another Way – The Cockpit Theatre, London

Music/lyrics: Benedict Book: Sarah Henley, Tori Allen-Martin Director: Bo Boland Reviewer: Lucy Thackray [rating:4] Another Way is a new British musical, of sorts, but unusual in that it takes the songs of an emerging singer-songwriter (Benedict - that's all you're getting. Like Cher, or Tulisa. Deal with it) and weaves them together with an original book. You can see why ...

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Speckulation Acoustic Sessions: Tori Allen-Martin – The Pheasantry, London

Musical Director: George Dyer Reviewer: Lucy Thackray [rating:4] Production company Speckulation is well known for its UK tours and bringing performers over from Broadway, but they also have a nice sideline in smaller showcases to introduce up and coming performers. Tonight's act was Tori Allen-Martin, who has gathered fans on the fringe circuit in shows such as RENT and After ...

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Streets – A New Kind of Musical – Cockpit Theatre, London

Book: Tori Allen-Martin and Sarah Henley Music: Finn Anderson Director: Adam ‘Bo’ Boland Reviewer: Harry Stern [rating:3] ‘We are a new breed of theatre, for a new kind of audience, for a new generation’ claims the Producer’s programme note in asking to be taken seriously as a force for innovation. Heady stuff despite history demonstrating that mould-breaking musicals have come ...

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RENT – Cockpit Theatre, London

Music/Lyrics: Jonathan Larson Director: Timothy O'Hara/Sarah Henley Musical director: Scott Morgan Choreographer: Kamilah Beckles Reviewer: Lucy Thackray [rating:4] Jonathan Larson's RENT, a 90s take on the opera La bohème, remains a popular and affecting musical with a huge following. Despite being rarely performed in London, it has had two portrayals here in the past two months, with young, fresh casts ...

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