Review: Elio Pace – The Billy Joel Songbook (RIchmond Theatre)

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A shouty songbook show with a 1980s ‘Opportunity Knocks’ loser? Of hard rock? On a Sunday night? At the arse end of the District Line? What have I done to deserve this? Even though I’m a long-time Billy Joel fan, the prospect of a soundalike gig on the wrong side of town felt like a mission. The […]

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Review: Elio Pace – The Billy Joel Songbook (RIchmond Theatre)

In Cabaret, Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

A shouty songbook show with a 1980s ‘Opportunity Knocks’ loser? Of hard rock? On a Sunday night? At the arse end of the District Line? What have I done to deserve this? Even though I’m a long-time Billy Joel fan, the prospect of a soundalike gig on the wrong side of town felt like a mission. The […]

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Diary of a theatre addict: New York weddings, interviews, shows and (very) cloudy views from the WTC

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I’m just back from a(nother) crazed addictive week in New York, built around the wedding on Thursday of my friend Vivien Goodwin — former managing director of Samuel French Ltd, and now MD at R&H Theatricals, managing the licensing of their musical theatre catalogue in London and Europe. It coincided with the third anniversary last Tuesday of my own wedding in New York three years earlier. And continuing the wedding theme, I also visited City Hall on Wednesday morning.