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Grease Regent Theatre

In this new production,  the original plot is followed but the dialogue doesn’t intrude too much into the music. There are around eighteen numbers,  with some from the movie which were not in the original stage show (notably “Grease” and Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Mamma Mia

Like the 2008 film, Mamma Mia the stage show is set on a sun kissed Greek island and centres on a daughter’s quest to discover who her father is for the very first time. It brings her mother face to Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Evita Regent Theatre

Bill Kenwright’s  version of Evita, has some  new ideas threaded through it. It’s one of if not the best sung version of the show I’ve heard. Even the performers in the minor roles of Magaldi and Peron’s Mistress, Oscar Balmasada Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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The Commitments. Regent Theatre

This musical adaptation of Roddy Doyle’s 1986 book and successful film follows Jimmy Rabbitte, a young working class Dubliner yearning to bring some life and music to his grey and downtrodden corner of eighties Dublin. Jimmy (played energetically by Andrew Linnie)  Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago