Category Archives: International

“Showtunes” – an all-encompassing term?

A recent discussion on Musicals.net that debated the terminology that could be used to classify songs from musicals caught my attention. Thinking about it carefully, I realised that I do not feel that “Broadway” or “showtune” function well as an … Continue reading

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Thoughts on THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH

I went to see the 14:00 show Ben Elton and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Boys in the Photograph today. What follows are my thoughts on the show, a revised version of the 2000 musical The Beautiful Game. I shall also … Continue reading

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Review Roundup: THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH

Here’s a roundup of reviews for the new South African production of The Boys in the Photograph, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton’s revised version of their musical, The Beautiful Game. The reception to the show has been largely positive, … Continue reading

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THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH Opens in South Africa

The South African production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton’s The Boys in the Photograph opens tonight. Here’s a clip that showcases the brand new staging of the musical: The cast features: David Chevers (John Kelly), Carly Graeme (Mary … Continue reading

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Sondheim at the BBC PROMS

This season of the BBC Proms with use its July 31st concert to celebrate the work of Stephen Sondheim to celebrate his 80th birthday. The Proms are an annual classical music event in the UK and this year they will … Continue reading

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THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH: Video Promos

Here’s a series of promotional videos for the upcoming production of The Boys in the Photograph – the revised version of Ben Elton and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Beautiful Game – starting 18th May 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The … Continue reading

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A Singing “OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN”

A musical adaptation of the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman will receive a reading on 13-14 May 2010 under the auspices of Gordon Frost Productions ahead of an Australian production in 2011. The film dealt with the experiences … Continue reading

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