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Press Pass: All the 42nd Street overnight reviews (& Kate Middleton pics)

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Quotes, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

The second massive New York import in less than a month, 42nd Street brought its lullaby of Broadway to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane last night. In addition to their transatlantic journeys, An American in Paris and 42nd Street are both dance-based shows – with big budgets (£8 million is the word on the latter), huge casts and stunning designs – that have won over critics in dramatic fashion.

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42nd STREET – Paris

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Dan Burton who plays Sawyer’s love interest Billy Lawlor is another of Mear’s regular ingénues, last seen in the West End’s Gypsy. Arguably the best of his generation in musical theatre dance, Burton has a grace in his movement that has to be seen to be believed alongside perfectly pitched, mellifluous vocals. Other Brits in the cast include Alexander Hanson, Ria Jones and Jenny Dale.

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NEWS: Grammy winner Sheena Easton makes West End debut, 42nd Street cast announced

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Sheena Easton – the Grammy Award winning artist who has sold over 20 million records around the world – is to make her West End debut in the forthcoming production of 42nd STREET. Cast is announced today for the Broadway classic’s run at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.