Category Archives: Cabaret

The Musical Marathon

Musical Marathon

The Musical Marathon. Last night I attended The Musical Marathon at The Other Palace. The purpose of the evening was to raise money for Paul Taylor-Mills London marathon effort for Terrence Higgins Trust. This is less of a review more of a ‘this is what you missed’ and hopefully a way to help direct those wishing to donate to the

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When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up – A Cabaret for the NSPCC When I Grow Up is a one night cabaret put on at Toulouse Lautrec in order to raise money for the NSPCC. It focused on songs from the musicals which revolved around childhood, sibling relationships, dating, parenthood and more. Organised and put together by Kate Vlietstra the song choices were unusual and

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Bette Midler and Me

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Bette Midler and Me – Upstairs at the Gatehouse I saw Bette Midler and Me on Wednesday 23rd September. This is a show which essentially intertwines Bette Midler’s life with that of the star of the show, Sue Kelvin. We hear about Bette’s ups and downs, from the death of her sister to her stardom. At the same time we

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Jewish Legends

Jewish-legends

I attended Jewish Legends on the 9th September at Upstairs at the Gatehouse. It appears that review shows featuring Jewish artists are all the rage at the moment as I only attended ‘You Won’t Succeed On Broadway If you Don’t Have Any Jews,’ less than 2 weeks ago. The premise of the show is very simple – it look sat

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Miss-Leading Ladies

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Miss-Leading Ladies at St James Studio Theatre I was lucky enough to be invited to Miss-Leading Ladies on Friday 7th August. Miss-Leading Ladies stars brother and sister, Ria Jones and Ceri Dupree as they celebrate some of the greatest stars of stage and screen. Ria and Ceri had me laughing from the off. Their welcome patter discussing Gypsy and the

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