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Musicals 2007 Archives - Page 2 of 4 - One4Review

From OZ to Edinburgh via Broadway

August 8, 2007 |

Jay Weston managed to come from Australia to Edinburgh for a short run during the Fringe Festival but also managed to catch a bad cold and throat infection. I was unaware of the extent of his illness but was … Read More

The Lion and The Jewel

August 8, 2007 |

The chief of the Senegalese village is seen as the Lion, his jealousy is raised when one of the young beauties has photographs published in a book of the area. She is not only on the cover but on … Read More

…And Piano Makes Three

August 8, 2007 |

The performance stats with an 11-minute curtain raiser ‘Niume’ especially written by Philip Steward for the Fringe. A young troubadour goes to Loch Katrine to ask the Lady of The Lake Niume to grant him the gift of the … Read More

Sweeney Todd: 

August 8, 2007 |

This production of Sweeny Todd follows the usual very traditional storyline and setting. Clever use of the minimalistic props add volumes to this show. Matt Wilkinson as Sweeney Todd is the epitome of this unlikely hero, he has a … Read More

The Great American Songbook

August 8, 2007 |

Strictly Songtime’s production is a celebration of the music and lyrics of the period between the 1920’s and 1950’s, when songs from musicals dominated popular music. Singers Anne Diack and Greig Hill, well supported by Al Moore on piano … Read More

Little Shop of Horrors

August 8, 2007 |

I thought I had seen every variation possible for productions of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ not so! We enter a room full of people in dark suits, white shirts, black ties and shades. They start to tell us a … Read More

Around The World …Broadway and Beyond!

August 8, 2007 |

The Bohemian Lyric Opera Company present ‘Around the World …And Beyond!!!’ As with every good flight, be it fantasy or fact ,we need an hostess, in this instance the incorrigible Maureen Cochrane and the Captain at the helm, Musical … Read More

Ticket to the Top: A Rock Opera of Corporate Proportions

August 8, 2007 |

As with previous shows HWS Rembiko encourages students to write their own material. Now writing a monologues or play is bad enough but a full length musical or as in this case Rock Opera is some task.  Teenager Leon … Read More

Guilds

August 8, 2007 |

Every town in Britain elects a Village Idiot, it is now the turn of Haslemere to choose theirs. The current idiot Cedrick (Geoff Lee) is a member of the Slapstick Guild and is standing for re-election.  The candidate for … Read More

Marlene Dietrich 

August 8, 2007 |

Over the years I have gone to productions in several different languages none of which I have any knowledge of. This year it was Georgian with English subtitles!! The Tbilisi Vaso Abashidze State Theatre of Music & Drama, Georgia … Read More