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‘There’s a fabulous new musical in town’: REHAB THE MUSICAL – Playground Theatre ★★★★

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There’s a fabulous new musical in town at the Playground Theatre. Several years in the making, Rehab The Musical is written and composed by Grant Black (whose dad Don was in the house on press night – himself no slouch when it comes to crafting musicals) and performance poet Murray Lachlan Young.

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‘Strallen & Labey are what this show is all about’: STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL — West End ★★★

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The book and songs here may be dire, but the entertainment shines through in Strictly Ballroom’s dazzling dance. Drew McOnie choreographs the piece (he also directs, though thankfully with a book this shallow it is hard to blame him too much for the show’s cheesy tedium) and works his usual magic.

NEWS: Jonny Labey, WillYoung & Zizi Strallen star in Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom in West End, TICKETS ON SALE

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Will Young, Jonny Labey and Zizi Strallen will lead the cast of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical when it makes its West End debut in 2018. Based on Baz Luhrmann’s classic film that inspired the world to dance, Strictly Ballroom The Musical begins performances at London’s Piccadilly Theatre on Friday 16 March 2018, with a press night on Wednesday 11 April. Will …