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Woody Sez – The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

The cast of Woody Sez

Writers: David M Lutken and Nick Corley Director: Nick Corley Reviewer: Scott Matthewman The latest in a long line of musicals that tell a story of a performer through their music, Woody Sez celebrates the life of American folk legend Woody Guthrie. Growing up in the dust bowls of Oklahoma, Guthrie experienced first hand the realities of life during America’s ...

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The Ballad of Martha Brown – Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Taunton

Writers: Amy Rosenthal, Tamsin Fessey &Lynne Forbes Directors: Tamsin Fessey &Lynne Forbes Reviewer: Joan Phillips There is no getting away from the gallows in this production, it is there throughout the evening. The fate of Martha Brown is foretold and we are not going to be allowed to forget it. The noose that eventually hangs her may be variously a ...

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The Ballad of Martha Brown – The Rondo Theatre, Bath

Writers: Amy Rosenthal, Tamsin Fessey &Lynne Forbes Directors: Tamsin Fessey &Lynne Forbes Reviewer: Claire Hayes “Are you here for the hanging?” the audience is asked, as we make our way into the auditorium. And indeed we are, because Angel Exit Theatre’s latest production is based around the life and times of Martha Brown, the last woman to be publicly hanged ...

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Woody Sez – Harrogate Theatre

Devisers: David M. Lutken, Nick Corley, Darcie Deaville, Helen Russell and Andy Teirstein Reviewer Sue Collier [Rating: 4.5] This show is devastatingly good. It is a part musical, part spoken word production by four very talented and enthusiastic actor-musicians who tell the tragic life story of Woody Guthrie via 25 of his songs. Guthrie’s tragic childhood is not initially apparent ...

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Woody Sez – The Lowry, Salford

Director: Nick Corley Musical Director: David M Lutken Reviewer: Helen Jones [rating:4] Devised by musical director and performer David M Lutken along with Nick Corley, Darcie Deaville, Helen J Russell and Andy Tierstein, Woody Sez is a musical about the life and music of American folk musician Woody Guthrie. Guthrie made his name performing his own compositions mostly consisting of ...

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