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Musicals 2005 Archives - One4Review

Footloose

August 8, 2005 |

Greeley West High School, Denver, Colorado, present their production of ‘Footloose’ as part of the ‘American High School Theatre Festival’.  Geoff and I try to see as many of the individual shows put on under this banner as those … Read More

Once Upon a Time in New Jersey

August 8, 2005 |

The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Musical Theatre course are showcasing three new musicals at this years fringe. ‘The Frog Prince’ and ‘Far From the Madding Crowd’ have already been reviewed this is the third one ‘Once … Read More

The Frog Prince

August 8, 2005 |

Twelve students from RSAMD studying for there Masters of Performance in Musical theatre join together to present three of the six winners of the ‘Global Search for New Musicals’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. ‘Once Upon a Time In … Read More

Rise Up!

August 8, 2005 |

The creator of Rise Up, Adam Cochran, first came to my attention in ‘Pirates’ in 2002, then again in 2003 when HWS Rembiko produced one of his musicals. That same year I saw him in ‘Watson’ a dark disturbing play … Read More

Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Gondoliers: County USA

August 8, 2005 |

After a short absence the HWS Rembiko Project are back at the Fringe with a full programme of shows. The largest production in the repertoire is The Gondoliers of County USA.  One of the best ensemble groups I get … Read More

Sawdust Circle

August 8, 2005 |

When circuses were the lifeblood of some families, when audiences equaled living well and empty tents starvation.   We meet Bernie MacFee, his family and faithful performers, Lawrence Sorrento as MacFee, Pippa Evans ,his wife Alina and Victoria Robertson his … Read More

The Gigli Concert

August 8, 2005 |

The Gigli Concert with Lorcan Cranitch, Alastair Mackenzie and Alison McKenna was one of the plays I was looking forward to.  Despite the very talented cast it left me cold. I liked the set, a full sized room with … Read More

School Ties

August 8, 2005 |

In 2003 Geoff discovered what he called, a gem of a show, in ‘School Ties’.  This show was devised, choreographed, directed and written by Julian, Jonathan and Angela Kaufman. Having not seen ‘School Ties’ first time round I was … Read More

Goblin Market

August 8, 2005 |

I am unaware of the origins of this company prior to attending this production but I was heavily reminded of the now defunct NYMT productions that graced the same Theatre during the Fringe for years. A very talented company … Read More

The Secret Garden

August 8, 2005 |

The Secret Garden has one of the best sets I have seen so far on the fringe. The costumes and direction match the set in their beauty and complexity. The singing and clever use of props should also be … Read More