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‘It’s really to let the lyrics, the music & the melodies do their work’: Celinde Schoenmaker & Ramin Karimloo chat about the UK concert production of Doctor Zhivago

In Concerts, Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Quotes by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

During rehearsals for the UK premiere concert production of Doctor Zhivago at Cadogan Hall on 1 September 2019, West End stars Ramin Karimloo and Celinde Schoenmaker kindly took a break to talk about the show and what audiences can expect…

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‘Karimloo’s voice remains a thing of wonder’: BROADWAY @ LEICESTER SQUARE – Ramin Karimloo

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The Broadway @ The Leicester Square brand is one which surfaces infrequently but always pays rich rewards when it does. Having attracted Patti LuPone, then Audra McDonald and John Barrowman into the intimate surroundings of an informal chat and sing-song arrangement with Seth Rudetsky, it is now Ramin Karimloo’s turn to deliver such a boutique concert.

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Year in Review: Ian Foster’s 12 Leading Men of the Year 2016

In Features, Inspiring people, London theatre, Musicals, Native, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Sticky by Ian FosterLeave a Comment

It’s that time of year again when I am publicly shallow in my appreciation of the men that grace our stages – and given the hit counts I get on these annual posts, you’re all just as thirsty as me! (Note from Mates: Visit Ian’s site for many more, and more revealing, pics of each – plus archive lists since 2009!)