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Musicals 2009 Archives - One4Review

Chat!  The Internet Musical

August 8, 2009 |

Following on from last years success Jet Set Go! I was really looking forward to seeing their offering for Fringe 2009. Set in the cyber world of an Internet chat room five characters, schoolboy Darren, struggling to ‘come out’, … Read More

Sweeney Todd  –  The Deamon Barber of Fleet Street

August 8, 2009 |

Sweeney Todd  The Deamon Barber of Fleet Street Artfelt Theatre Company present their adaptation of ‘Sweeney Todd the Deamon Barber of Fleet Street’. Sondheim is notoriously difficult to perform but this company do it very well. Despite the cramped … Read More

Company

August 8, 2009 |

Stephen Sondheim musicals are notoriously difficult to perform although Company may not be one of the most difficult, it still requires very good singers. At first glance The Northumbria Musical Theatre Society looked to have a hit on their … Read More

The Tempest  –  A Musical Enchantment

August 8, 2009 |

The Tempest – A Musical Enchantment Part of the joy of the Fringe is meeting people and making friends from all over the world. Aurora / WSCU from the USA is one of these groups I look out for … Read More

Early Long Island Iced Tea

August 8, 2009 |

I have enjoyed Peter Straker’s voice before and was intrigued to discover exactly what "Long Island Iced Tea" would deliver. Like the ingredients of the drink, after which the show was named, the contents of the show was a … Read More

Woolfboy

August 8, 2009 |

Edinburgh Fringe Festival sees the World Premiere of ‘Woolfboy’ a psycho-sexual musical thriller. In a hospital specialising in young males with psychological problems we meet David (Paul Holowaty) who suffers from Lycanthrope, to such an extent he is muzzled … Read More

ED – The Musical

August 8, 2009 |

They say when you die your whole life flashes before you. In the case of Ed (Ben Alyn-Francis) we the audience not only see his life but also the lives of those round him. From his friends and loved … Read More

Gingers The Musical

August 8, 2009 |

In a secluded retreat for people with various hues of redness to their hair we meet eight different ladies bearing 8 very different tones of ginger. The opening song tells us all about the different names for redheads some … Read More

The Great British Soap Opera

August 8, 2009 |

Victoria Square has been Britain’s top soap for four years, with awards for top totty Jenny (Philipa Buxton) and top hunk Josh (Leon Kay) but ratings are dropping like a stone and the Soap Awards are looming so what … Read More

Hey Sister

August 8, 2009 |

Working in an operating theatre I was intrigued to see just how one Fringe company put together a musical based in the ward of a hospital. When an opera star breaks his leg and comes to the ward to … Read More