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Musicals 2006 Archives - One4Review

Bat Boy!  The Musical

August 8, 2006 |

Story and book by Kaythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe, is based on an article from ‘Weekly World News’. Bat Boy was a mysterious creature discovered in a cave in 1992, various theories arose … Read More

A New Routine

August 8, 2006 |

There is no doubting the pedigree of this new company, three West End actress singer dancers as the three performers, with musical arrangement and direction from Jay Beattie, the only male in this company at the Fringe. A collection … Read More

Wax!  The Musical

August 8, 2006 |

Set in the basement of a waxworks museum where certain models have been taken because they aren’t perfect. We meet the current curator and Don, Don works in the museum doing everything except making the models, he is an … Read More

Choon-Hyang:   A Love Story Of The Far East

August 8, 2006 |

Choon-Hyang:   A Love Story Of The Far East Theatre Seoul’s Youth section present ‘Choon-Hyrang’ a Love story from the Far East.  Choon-Hyang is one of the most famous and beloved traditional stories from Korea. The beautiful opening scene of … Read More

Not in Front of the Waiter – Another Night at the Operetta 

August 8, 2006 |

This is a splendid night at the operetta with sustained performances from Anne Diack (soprano), Greig Hill (tenor), Helen Brown (mezzo soprano) and Neil Mudie (bass) The first half is devoted to a selection of songs, some well known … Read More

Whisky Galore  –  A Musical!

August 8, 2006 |

Cutting Edge Productions musical comedy version of the Compton Mackenzie novel is a major achievement. The production is a collaboration between Ian Hammond Brown (Composer/Lyricist) and Shona McKee McNeil (Book). Set in WW2, a remote Scottish island is experiencing … Read More

Closer Than Ever

August 8, 2006 |

The original ‘Closer Than Ever’ created in 1989, played the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York from October 1990 to July 1991. It incorporates previously unknown songs from Maltby and Shire’s shows, such as ‘Baby’ and the unproduced ‘Love … Read More

Passion

August 8, 2006 |

I remember Passion first coming to the West End starring Michael Ball and Helen Hobson, but was it really more than ten years ago? What I didn’t recall as that it was a Stephen Sondhein James Lappin score and … Read More

Yeti: An Abominamusical

August 8, 2006 |

The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD) is one of the main sources of theatrical talent in Scotland. It is more and more taking in international students and is also committed to championing new musical writing.  ‘Yeti: … Read More

Cole Porter’s Saints & Sinners

August 8, 2006 |

Some shows and performances just go from bad to worse. This, unfortunately, is one such example. Cole Porter wrote many beautiful songs but Carol Bishop’s treatment of them did them no justice. She has no subtlety in her voice … Read More