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Musicals 2005 Archives - Page 3 of 4 - One4Review

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

Fame Game

August 8, 2005 |

In this the day and age of reality TV surely a musical which mixes the best and worst aspects of shows like ‘The X Factor’ and ‘Fame Academy’ should be a good subject for a musical. Such was my … Read More

The Wreckers of Red Rock

August 8, 2005 |

The Wreckers of Red Rock is described as Buffy meets Gilbert and Sullivan in a new Fringe musical! Firstly, I am still awaiting the Buffy references, all I saw was a dark man in a cloak who comes out … Read More

Korzak

August 8, 2005 |

Doctor Kozak takes orphaned children to the country each year for summer camp, telling them stories and trying to instill in them the difference between right and wrong. War is creeping up all around them, can he protect his … 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