Emma Clarendon selects some of her favourite songs performed by leading lady characters in musicals….
Following the Disney model of the day by including five or so songs, the 1997 Fox animated movie Anastasia has long held a special place in the heart of fans who made it a worldwide hit. Music theatre fans had extra reason to enjoy the songs, given that they were by Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty.
The Royal Ballet perform Kenneth MacMillan’s full length ballet exploring identity in the wake of the Russian Revolution. The Independent: *** “Kenneth MacMillan’s work is an unwieldy mix of psychological insight and padding: not until the last act does the […]