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My Am Dram Stagey Life….Never Work With Animals or Children

Brufts

Working with Animals…an Alternative Approach! As part of my over commitment to amateur dramatics I have been and done some unusual things but the recent set of auditions I ran possibly takes the biscuit….the dog biscuit that it! I am currently directing am amateur production of Legally Blonde and for those of you that know Legally Blonde (which is like,

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2016 Roundup

2016 Roundup

With 2016 being the first full year of Musical Theatre Musings it is only proper that  I do a roundup of the year from my favourite shows and theatres to my own personal blog highlights. Thank you to all my readers and those that invite me to shows and I hope to see many more shows in 2017!! Best West

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Candide

candide

Candide When SEDOS asked me along to review their current production of Candide I didn’t hesitate. Candide is a musical that I knew very little about but heard its name a lot so I was keen to finally see it. The show tells of our simple hero, Candide, who is taught by philosopher Dr Pangloss, that all is for the

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Dinner

Dinner by Putney Light Operatic Society   Dinner is a black comedy by Moira Buffini which originally premiered at the National Theatre. Paige Janssen invites guests over for dinner to celebrate the success of her husband Lars’ pop psychology book, ‘Beyond Belief.’ Although when Paige gives the Waiter very deliberate instructions for the evening you get the sense that this

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Reefer Madness

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Reefer Madness Reefer Madness by Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney, is a musical I have never come across before so when invited by SEDOS to review the show I jumped at the chance. The show tells of the downward spiral of Jimmy Harper, who under the influence of Jack Stone, becomes addicted to marijuana whilst his girlfriend May Lane, battles

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