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Musicals 2005 Archives - Page 2 of 4 - One4Review

Hair

August 8, 2005 |

Any child of the 50’s, 60’s or 70’s, will hear Aquarius and think of the musical ‘Hair’ famous or infamous for introducing nudity to the stage. Sorry to disappoint but the Deep Blue Theatre’s presentation is totally void of … 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

Bus! the Musical

August 8, 2005 |

The Young Pleasance Company are staging this new Jazz Musical in the Pleasance Grand, which probably is the largest stage on the Fringe. Just as well, the cast numbers about fifty, yes 50, and they actually construct a scaled … Read More

Twelfth Night – The Musical

August 8, 2005 |

Zipp! in 2001 brought me to see Gyles Brandreth in a musical, wot he wrote! This year I’m back to see more.  Zipp didn’t have a story line but endeavored to get in 100 musicals in 60 minutes. Twelfth … Read More

Johnny Guitar

August 8, 2005 |

Presenting the European Premiere of ‘Johnny Guitar’ the Festival Theatre USA has brought, what I can only describe as a melodramatic, root’n toot’n cowboy musical, to the 2005 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Vienna , Margo Upham runs a gambling saloon … 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

Celtic Revelry

August 8, 2005 |

As a member of the local folk club I decided to give the show ‘Celtic Revelry’ a go. You are greeted by the Green Man; Vinnie Linares and Lord Cameron; Cameron Keys and offered a wee dram o welcome. … Read More

The Thing and I

August 8, 2005 |

Lily is an underachieving nightclub singer, who has dreams of stardom, but fails to make the cut at auditions. Suddenly her career is revitalised as two of her rivals meet with unexpected deaths, and she is in line for … Read More

Judy and Me

August 8, 2005 |

Judy and Me is a delightful production of music, words and dance outlining the the life of Judy Garland. French duo Isabelle Georges, for whom Garland was and is an inspiration, and Frederick Steenbrink perform with style, wit and poignancy the … 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