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Rock of Ages – The Alexandra, Birmingham

Writer: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Nick Winston Reviewer: Clare White Two things are integral to 1980s Hollywood - big dreams and big hair. In The Bourbon Club on LA’s Sunset Strip small town girl Sherrie meets city boy Drew, both desperately searching for their big break. Aspirations of stardom and double denim collide as the pair fall in love; however, the ...

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Rock of Ages – Darlington Hippodrome

Book: Chris D’Arienzo Arrangements & Orchestrations: Ethan Popp Director & Choreographer: Nick Winston With the clarity of hindsight, anyone who lived through the 1980s will no doubt be able to now admit that it was a pretty silly decade. Big hair, big shoulder pads, embarrassing fashions: just plain silly. Rock of Ages, a musical celebrating the era and its music ...

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Rock of Ages – Opera House, Manchester.

Book: Chris D'Arienzo Director/Choreographer: Nick Winston Reviewer: Sam Lowe Are you ready to rock? The audience at Manchester Opera House are, as this smash hit musical returns to the UK. Shaking the foundations of every theatre it lands in with it's "turned up to the max" music. Rock of Ages is an LA love story set to over 25 classic rock ...

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The Bodyguard – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Book: Alexander Dinelaris from the screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan Choreographer: Karen Bruce Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys For a night of pure unadulterated entertainment then audiences need look no further than The Bodyguard, currently playing at The King's Theatre in Glasgow. Based on the 1992 Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner box office hit of the same name, Alexander Dinelaris ...

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WHAT’S HOT – Week Beginning Monday 9th February 2015

Shakespeare like you’ve never seen before, a Scottish classic at the Citz and the Carôle King musical are all opening across the country this week. Kris Hallett shares his top picks of UK theatre Beautiful- Aldwych Theatre, London Having taken Broadway by storm this Carôle King biopic now opens in the West End with previews from Tuesday (10thFebruary). It could ...

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NEWS: Alexandra Burke Leads Bodyguard UK Tour Cast

Producers have today announced that Alexandra Burke will star in the leading rôle of Rachel Marron in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of Thea Sharrock’s hit musicalThe Bodyguard. The tour opens at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on12 February 2015. Burke had already played the rôle in the West End and is thrilled to be taking part in the tour ...

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Thriller Live – Lyric Theatre, London

Director and Choreographer: Gary Lloyd Reviewer: Natalie Barker [rating:4] Having clocked up 2,000 performances at the Lyric Theatre, Thriller Live is now an institution – it promises pure entertainment and it delivers. Like so many other shows on the West End, it is a juke box musical but one of the highest calibre. Michael Jackson was such an exceptional performer ...

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CHILD’S EYE VIEW: Sleeping Beauty – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writer: Jon Conway Director: Sam Kane Reviewer: Cameron Sykes [rating:5] I went to Darlington Civic to see Sleeping Beauty. It is really very, very funny and I enjoyed it very much. I liked Muddles (Andy Kane), he was silly and told daft jokes that made me laugh. I liked his juggling and his dog that wet the audience. It was ...

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