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NEWS: Vanities musical receives European premiere: Lauren Samuels, Ashleigh Gray & Lizzy Connolly star

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This autumn, Lauren Samuels, Ashleigh Gray and Lizzy Connolly star in the European debut of Vanities, a classic American story. This brand new production features never before seen material with all new direction and choreography from Racky Plews. It runs at the West End’s Trafalgar Studios 2 from 1 September to 1 October 2016, with a press night on 6 September.

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Turning the volume up on MUTED’s concert & album

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Muted, being staged in a concert performance in early February, looks like an interesting and exciting venture, with the gig being timed to mark its album’s launch. Penned by the double-hyphened partnership of Tim Prottey-Jones and Tori Allen-Martin from Sarah Henley’s book, Muted re-works the original musical After The Turn, a 2012 production that itself received much acclaim with Mark Shenton dubbing it “the British Rent”.

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WICKED – Touring

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With a focus on Glinda and Elphaba, Wicked inverts and twists the story about the witches of Oz and, in a spectacular and poignant way, reveals an alternative perspective to the characters and our perception of good and evil. Glinda, forever loveable but not always ‘good’, becomes a character who is redeemed through her experience and the ‘Wicked’ Elphaba, endearing and resolute, struggles in a society where she is perceived as different.