Tag Archives: The Beautiful Game

A Chain of Musicals: THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH

In January, Musical Cyberspace is going to work through a chain of musicals. This is how it works: each day I will discuss, in brief, a musical linked to the previous day’s musical by some kind of common ground. It … 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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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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LOVE NEVER DIES: Track by Track – Part 7

The seventh part of this track-by-track Love Never Dies commentary brings us to the end of the first act of the show and deals with tracks 17-19 on the original cast recording. 17. “Beautiful” With Gustave having gone missing at … Continue reading

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“Love Never Dies” – and neither does this song…

So here it is, the titular tune from the sequel to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies: Hang on a second you say – that sounds familiar! Well, of course it does. The song was … Continue reading

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THE BEAUTIFUL GAME: 2000 OCR Track by Track

The original cast recording of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton’s new musical The Beautiful Game was released this past weekend. The production opened recently in London to mixed reviews, with many critics saving the most negative comments for Elton’s … Continue reading

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Review Roundup: THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

Here’s a roundup of reviews for the new Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton musical, The Beautiful Game. With few outright raves or pans, the show has met with a mixed reception overall, with some reviewers being more decidedly negative … Continue reading

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