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Rock Of Ages, Kevin Kennedy

“I’m just a lad from Wythenshawe.” Former Corrie actor Kevin Kennedy talks about Rock of Ages

September 17, 2018 Comments Off on “I’m just a lad from Wythenshawe.” Former Corrie actor Kevin Kennedy talks about Rock of Ages

What have Justin Lee Collins, Alec Baldwin and Curly Watts got in common? Give up? Well, they have all made the character Dennis Dupree from Rock of Ages their own.

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Laura Main as Princess Fiona and Steffan Harri as Shrek. Shrek the Musical. Credit Helen Maybanks

Review: Shrek The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

January 19, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Shrek The Musical, Palace Theatre, Manchester

For me, musical theatre is what chocolate is to other people: a guaranteed pick-me-up.

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Dreamers

Where are the women who write musical theatre?

June 14, 2015 Comments Off on Where are the women who write musical theatre?

Why is there such a paucity of female writers in musical theatre? This was the title of an article by critic Mark Shenton in The Stage last year. A few weeks ago a female librettist and lyricist responded to this question. Now the writers, musical director and composer of Dreamers the Musical, premiering at Oldham Coliseum this week, have their say.

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