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INTERVIEW: Alex Gaumond goes Into The Woods

Portrait of musical theatre actor Alex Gaumond

Alex Gaumond has become one of musical theatre’s most popular leading men with rôles in Queen’s We Will Rock You, Legally Blonde and Matilda. He is currently swapping the bright lights of the glittering West End for the a stint in the ever-raining surrounds of Manchester in a brand new in-the-round revival of Sondheim's Into the Woods. John Roberts went ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Noel Sullivan

The Public Reviews’ Gemma Hirst catches up with actor Noel Sullivan in between shows to chat about the current UK tour of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, his new album and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Have you always wanted to get into musical theatre, even before joining Hear’Say? Yes! It was always my plan really. I was on that path before I joined ...

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A Night of Queen – Civic Theatre, Rotherham

Reviewer: Janet Jepson The Bohemians tribute band members begin as they mean to go on: ‘We will rock you’, and it’s a promise, they certainly do rock the rafters. The beat is strong, the volume is high, and all the numbers are renditions of the famous offerings from the late Freddie Mercury and his talented musicians. The audience is taken ...

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Dirty Dancing – Liverpool Empire

Adaptor: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Reviewer: Steven Ireland In a time when young girls generally have to look towards a girl from some sort of fantasy conflict stretched over four films for their heroines, it can be easy to forget that a generation of women came of age finding sisterhood with an impressionable teen that did little more perilous ...

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Kerry Ellis – City Varieties, Leeds

Musical Arrangements: Craig Adams Reviewer: Fran Winter The West End stage’s first lady Kerry Ellis came to City Varieties in Leeds as part of her 13 date venue tour across the UK. The show promotes Ellis’ new self-titled album, as she sings a number of tracks from her new album, intersected with stories about her career. Ellis opened the show ...

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NEWS: White Christmas for Dominion Theatre

Following the departure of the long running We Will Rock You, this Christmas London’s Dominon Theatre will host the West End Première of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Staring Aled Jones and Tom Chamers, the popular musical will play the Tottenham Court Road venue for eight weeks from 8 November. The show features many of Berlin’s most loved songs including Let ...

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NEWS: We Will Rock You to close in West End after 4600 performances

Having rocked over 6.5 million people in a record-breaking 12 years at the London's Dominion Theatre, the smash hit Queen &Ben Elton musical We Will Rock You is due finally to close on 31 May 2014. Now the longest running show ever at the Dominion by a margin of nine years, the show takes its rightful place in West End ...

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10 minutes with… Rachel Tucker

Rachel Tucker rose to fame on the BBC talent show I'd Do Anything, where she reached the semi-final. Stints in West End musical titans We Will Rock You and Wicked followed, and now she is tackling two new projects: her first album, The Reason, and a political drama, Farragut North. Lucy Thackray caught up with her about how she's dealt ...

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