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Musicals 2006 Archives - One4Review

Frankenstein!

August 8, 2006 |

I have been a fan of Shrewsbury School productions and the writing of Moor, Went and Fanning since 1995 when I first saw ‘Jekyll!’, we enjoyed it so much we went twice. I also loved ‘The Time Machine’ 1997 … Read More

Starship Pinafore

August 8, 2006 |

St. Andrews Gilbert & Sullivan Society’s operetta is a delight. The blend of Star Trek and HMS Pinafore really does work. The whole team are to be congratulated for staging the show in such a cramped space and to … Read More

Have A Nice Life

August 8, 2006 |

This is a musical in development by Conor Mitchell, who created the book, music and lyrics, and is version two. Version three will be staged in New York later in the year. However, this version is set in a … Read More

Tommy  –  The Musical

August 8, 2006 |

Spotlights Youth Theatre take on this Pete Townshend classic of Tommy, and I initially thought somewhat ambitious for a youth theatre, but being a huge Who fan I went to see how they did. I’m sure most people will … Read More

Hey Diddle Diddle….

August 8, 2006 |

Using a nursery rhyme in a dark foreboding way, what a unique idea! No actually Stephen Sondheim has already written ‘Into The Woods’. I take it from this creation Michael Bruce has not only seen it but is a … Read More

Too Close To The Sun

August 8, 2006 |

Is it not about time there was a musical about one of the most charismatic leaders of the 20th century J F Kennedy? I know he is mentioned in ‘Assassins’ and I now believe there has been one other … Read More

The Hired Man

August 8, 2006 |

Thanks to YA aka Youth Arts Leicester we were introduced to a shortened version of ‘The Hired Man’ during the Fringe some years ago.  Subsequently we managed to get a copy of highlights from the musical and therefore was … Read More

Too Darn Hot

August 8, 2006 |

The Roosevelt Theatre Ensemble present ‘To Darn Hot’ a medley of selected songs from the early days of Broadways musical theatre. With a cast of about or over 30, there were times it was obvious this show had been … Read More

An Asylum On Every Corner

August 8, 2006 |

This new musical ‘An Asylum on Every Corner’ works on several levels. It is cleverly written, simply yet effectively set, with pleasant and varied music.  No large show stopping numbers or dancing girls just a pleasant story and a … Read More

Honk!

August 8, 2006 |

One of the constants that have been noticeable over the Fringe for the years that I have been covering it is the Royal Holloway Music Theatre and their constant supply of quality performers in ‘not the norm musicals. This … Read More