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JERSEY BOYS – West End

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Jersey Boys
For die-hard fans of a particular show, it is never easy when cast change happens. However, for the first time in the history of Jersey Boys eight-year run all four “boys” (five including alternate Frankie) changed. As a fan, you have to accept this and continue to support the old cast in their new ventures and learn to embrace the incoming new blood, which is sometimes easier said than done.

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Review: The Mikado (Charing Cross Theatre)

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The Mikado has to be Gilbert and Sullivan’s most accessible operetta. And with its princeling-in-disguise and not-quite-innocent heroine as his eventual bride, it’s not so far from pantomime that you couldn’t consider it a jolly seasonal alternative to Cinderella. Trouble is, it’s been done to death and updating it to the 1920s means unfortunate comparisons […]

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Review: The Mikado (Charing Cross Theatre)

In Musicals, Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

The Mikado has to be Gilbert and Sullivan’s most accessible operetta. And with its princeling-in-disguise and not-quite-innocent heroine as his eventual bride, it’s not so far from pantomime that you couldn’t consider it a jolly seasonal alternative to Cinderella. Trouble is, it’s been done to death and updating it to the 1920s means unfortunate comparisons […]

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