Tag Archives | Marc Shaiman

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Original Broadway cast Recording Review

REVIEW: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Broadway Cast Recording ✭✭✭✭✭

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Broadway Cast Recording Sony Masterworks Broadway 5 Stars Order a Copy from Amazon.co.uk I was a HUGE fan of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory when it opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane with a score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Audiences were presented with a theatrical extravaganza, but […]

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Hairspray UK Tour

Hairspray To Tour Again in 2017

Following the huge success of the current tour of Hairspray, Producer Mark Goucher has announced that the show will return at the end of 2017 for a second tour of the UK. The current tour of hairspray began at Leicester’s Curve Theatre and will conclude in May 2017. The production has been seen by just […]

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Mary Poppins the film

New Mary Poppins Movie Sequel Announced

Whilst not strictly on the subject of British Theatre, we thought this news item might be of interest with the new national tour of Mary Poppins kicking off in a few short weeks. It has been announced today that Disney is developing a new live action film that will be a sequel to the studios […]

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Adapting Roald Dahl For The Stage

Adapting Roald Dahl For The Stage

Roald Dahl’s stories are, for many of us, synonymous with childhood. In the unlikely event that you need reminding, give your favourite Dahl book, (be it years or decades since you first read it) another glance. Tumble once again into his gory imagination, re-experience his transformative story telling, and remember why these were perhaps the […]

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