Category Archives: West End

Musical Theatre Advent Calendar: MARTIN GUERRE

Is Martin Guerre a candidate for the show with the most revisions without ever yet fulfilling its potential? Perhaps not, but there was a time during the late 1990s where there always seemed to be a new version of the … Continue reading

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The “Guido” Conundrum

After giving my 1992 Concert Cast Recording of Nine another spin, I find myself wondering yet again whether there will ever be a Guido as effective as Raul Julia. Take this album for instance: closer to complete than any other … Continue reading

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“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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Musical Notes: 19 May 2010

Index Paradise Found at the Menier Chocolate Factory … p.2 Charles Strouse in Hospital … p.3 Reading of Alyss Cancelled … p.3 New Mamma Mia! Website Launched … p.3

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LOVE NEVER DIES Video Footage

Some footage from Love Never Dies has surfaced on YouTube. Taken from The Sound Bank Show (sourced here), we see a series of scenes from various moments in the show. Take a peek at the world of Love Never Dies: … Continue reading

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AVENUE Q London: Version 1.3

The London production of Avenue Q will re-open again today, after its second move to its third theatre, the Wyndham. Once again, it seems that ‘the sun is shining, it’s a lovely day’ for the London production, which originally opened … Continue reading

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Arthur Laurents Interview in OUT

OUT Magazine has published an interview with Arthur Laurents. Entitled “Arthur Laurents Will Not Go Quietly”, the article deals somewhat with personal life and his relationship with Tom Hatcher, but also allows him to offer his trademark frank assessments of … Continue reading

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