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‘Gripping, emotional & heart-warming’: COME FROM AWAY – Dublin & London ★★★★

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Come From Away, at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin before transferring to the West End is a story of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in a time of need is truly inspirational and this intense, gripping, emotional and heart-warming production perfectly captures the generosity of the human spirit.

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‘Brown’s intelligent music was aided by the swell of the live orchestra’: AN EVENING WITH JASON ROBERT BROWN – London Palladium

In Concerts, London theatre, Opinion, Reviews by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

Songs for a New World, Parade, The Bridges of Madison County and The Last 5 Years – these are a just a handful of the musicals penned by composer Jason Robert Brown, and just few of the treats that were peppered amongst his packed-out, one-off concert at the London Palladium.

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‘The Radio 2 audience are unlikely to be disappointed’: An evening with Jason Robert Brown – London Palladium ★★★★

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A packed Palladium saw Jason Robert Brown, supported by the lush BBC Concert Orchestra and the composer’s own rhythm section record a Friday Night Is Music Night show for future broadcast. The music was grand and with the stunning talents of Betsy Wolfe and Norm Lewis also flown in specially from Broadway to join the British Isle’s very own Rachel Tucker, the vocal talent was top-notch too.

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INTERVIEW: Jason Robert Brown on his upcoming London Palladium concert

In Concerts, Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Quotes by Olivia MitchellLeave a Comment

Last week I posted my interview with Rachel Tucker all about her participation in the upcoming concert An Evening with Jason Robert Brown on 11 April at the London Palladium, starring Betsy Wolfe and Norm Lewis. I was also lucky enough to do a brief interview with the main man himself, Jason Robert Brown, to get you even more excited for the concert.

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NEWS: UK premiere of musical Miracle on 34th Street comes to Bridge House this Christmas

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After an acclaimed run in San Diego, the UK premiere of Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play comes to The Bridge House Theatre this Christmas in a production directed by Artistic Director Guy Retallack (It’s A Wonderful Life, Thrill Me) London, 1947. In a busy radio studio, the cast and crew are assembled for a very special recording of this year’s biggest Christmas hit movie.

KRISTIN CHENOWETH – West End

In Broadway, Concerts, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Reviews by Olivia MitchellLeave a Comment

Like many UK Kristin fans, I saw Wicked when it opened back in 2006, subsequently listened to the Broadway recording and fell in love with the cast. I then entered an obsessive phase where I watched all Kristin videos, listened to every song she’d ever sung, read every interview she’d done and was generally that annoying fan that could talk about nothing else.