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‘You either leave this show vowing to devote your life to musical theatre or to never go near one again’: MARIA FRIEDMAN & FRIENDS – Menier Chocolate Factory

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At the end of the evening the great diva, director and muse informs us that we too must sing. In a packed house, on the far side of a pandemic, which made us fear one another’s very breath, we join the posse of old-timers and ingenu(e)s.

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NEWS: Maria Friedman & Anita Dobson join the West End cast of Fiddler on the Roof

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Maria Friedman and Anita Dobson are to join the company of Trevor Nunn’s critically-acclaimed production of Fiddler on the Roof which is currently running at the reconfigured Playhouse Theatre until 28 September 2019. Friedman plays Golde, and Dobson plays Yente from 18 June, taking over from Judy Kuhn and Louise Gold respectively.

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NEWS: Mel Giedroyc & Caroline Quentin join all-star New Songs 4 New Shows concert

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NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS will give the West End a unique experience of seeing star performances of songs from four new musicals in a one-off Gala Concert at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue on Monday 28 November 2016. Stars participating include The Great British Bake-Off’s Mel Giedroyc, Douglas Hodge (performing from a musical he has also written), Haydn Gwynne and Caroline Quentin (playing Joan Littlewood).