At a macro level, Catfish The Musical is a story about someone who didn’t seek to correct an error immediately, even if there was no malicious intent in the said error, only to try to ride it out. This results in consequences that would have never occurred if they had just tried to speak up […]
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Six: ‘something about the feistiness, the sassiness, the riotousness of it all’
There’s a good mix of musical styles amongst the ten musical numbers, though most of the melodies are firmly in the style of what I call ‘minicab music’ – the sort of chart music tunes I would only listen to if I were being driven home and the driver just so happened to have the radio on. But there’s something about the feistiness, the sassiness, the riotousness of it all. I liked the music so much I bought the cast recording on the way out. It only leaves me to wish Six a long and glorious reign.
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There are a good number of actor-musicians out there (some musical theatre courses have for many years now insisted on their students learning an instrument as part of their studies), so it’s a more than a tad disappointing to see people on stage holding, say, a guitar in position, with their fingers shuffling about, but […]
It is relatively easy to decide what to see in the West End because nearly all performances are high quality and are very polished shows; it is more complicated with brand new productions where often little is known besides the brief description available online. Somebody once said it is a lottery, you may be lucky, […]
We all want the fairy tale. Millions of people enter the National Lottery every week in the hope of achieving their own happily ever after. However, fairy tales do not come true in real life, do they? Unlikely, but there is no harm in hoping. And for a story where magic happens, you can do […]
The Prince of Egypt isn’t the first time Stephen Schwartz has taken biblical passages and put them into a musical – the Off-Broadway premiere of Godspell took place in 1971. Twenty years later came Children of Eden, about the events in the Book of Genesis. This one takes in sections of the Book of Exodus. […]