Jerry’s Girls – Review

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St James Studio, London****Created by Jerry Herman and Larry AlfordDirected by Kate GolledgeSarah-Louise Young, Anna-Jane Casey and Ria JonesAfter the relative failure of Mack & Mabel on Broadway, Jerry Herman took a break from composition and embr…

My theatre diary: Musicals Women on the Verge, Bat Boy and Grand Tour

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Photos, Reviews by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

I caught you up on my new year playgoing earlier this week, now let me turn to some tuners on offer. Though vastly different in scale and subject matter, these three musicals do have two key things in common: they are all Broadway-born and must-sees for musical buffs. As usual, I’ve listed productions in closing/booking […]

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Review: The Grand Tour (Finborough Theatre)

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When the cast of Spamalot sings lustily “You just won’t succeed on Broadway, If you don’t have any Jews!“ it makes you wonder why Jerry Herman’s 1979 The Grand Tour was such a massive flop since its constantly-on-stage hero is a decidedly bearded bacon-dodger. S L Jacobowsky has been serially fleeing the Nazi advance across Europe. […]

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Review: The Grand Tour (Finborough Theatre)

In Musicals, Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

When the cast of Spamalot sings lustily “You just won’t succeed on Broadway, If you don’t have any Jews!“ it makes you wonder why Jerry Herman’s 1979 The Grand Tour was such a massive flop since its constantly-on-stage hero is a decidedly bearded bacon-dodger. S L Jacobowsky has been serially fleeing the Nazi advance across Europe. […]

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