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Musicals 2008 Archives - One4Review

The Jonah Boy

August 8, 2008 |

A tiny Island lives on the luck the sea cares to send it. One stormy night the youngest Islander falls asleep whilst counting the stars to be woken by the song of a Whale. Beached on the shore not … Read More

Sweet Charity

August 8, 2008 |

This version of Sweet Charity is polished and slick. Directors Richard Brownlie-Marshall and Zoe Thomas must take much credit for keeping the action flowing in one continuous act. Also, all the principals performed their roles successfully, bringing out the … Read More

Celebration Africa

August 8, 2008 |

There is a feeling of attending a religious gathering in the songs selected in this show. Josephine Amankwah, looking stunning in African dress, has a strong confident mezzo-soprano singing voice. She is backed by a three piece group with … Read More

Lucky Nurse and Other Short Musical Plays

August 8, 2008 |

Throwaway Theatre Company presents two musicals in this the last week of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2008. Having seen their main production ‘The Musical of Musicals, The Musical’ and been blown away by both the talent on stage and … Read More

We Will Rock You

August 8, 2008 |

Under the banner of the Schools version Gordonstoun school present their interpretation of the musical ‘We Will Rock You’,  the musical by Queen and Ben Elton. The story is loosely woven round the songs sung by the late great … Read More

Departure Lounge’  By  Dougal Irvine

August 8, 2008 |

Last years musical hit of the Fringe for me was ‘Eurobeat – Almost Eurovision’ a big budget production now touring the UK prior to a season in London’s West End. So far this Fringe I have been totally wowed … Read More

Miss Sign-On

August 8, 2008 |

Although I have seen a lot of musicals over the years and although we are huge fans of the genre, neither Sheila or myself had come across this one before and always keen to try new ones, I decided … Read More

Zanna Don’t

August 8, 2008 |

This is the European premiere of an Off-Broadway show ‘Zanna Don’t’. Set in Heartsville High where Zanna the class fairy takes extra love from those with excess and gives it to others. Minor twist every normal relationship is homosexual … Read More

Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

August 8, 2008 |

‘Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens’ is a musical, which despite being around for some time is neither often performed nor well known. Part of the problem is the lack of any catchy refrains but the subject matter … Read More

Missing Mel

August 8, 2008 |

It never fails to amaze me what can be done by a company when they set their mind to it and this is one such production. Youth Theatre UK have taken this brand new musical written by by Kath … Read More