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Flashdance

Flashdance

Flashdance at the Orchard Theatre Flashdance is the musical based on the 1980’s film of the same name. Welder and wannabe dancer Alex is finally convinced to audition for  prestigious dance school Shipley by her friends and mentor Hannah. Her boss, Nick Hurley is also fighting his own battles including winning over Alex and how to avoid laying off people at

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Hairspray at the Orchard Theatre

Hairspray Musical Theatre Musings review

Hairspray Hairspray is a brilliant musical – great storyline, brilliantly written book, great catchy numbers and plenty of opportunity for impressive choreography….so no pressure when I go and see productions of it. Hairspray follows Tracey Turnblad on her mission to become a dancer on the Corny Collins show however she soon realises that there is something much bigger to play

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Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Going to see Dirty Dancing at the Orchard Theatre felt like coming home! Dirty Dancing is possibly one of my favorite films (cliche I know) and therefore going to see the show there is a mixture of excitement along with….’Oh god I hope they don’t ruin it.’ However I needn’t have worried. For those of you that don’t know the

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Chicago

Chicago at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford   Chicago is one of these shows that appears to get more and more relevant with time as opposed to dating. Chicago is a show that is all about the power and cult of celebrity, how it can be all consuming for some and yet so fickle.  This point is ironically enhanced by the

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Dick Whittington

dick-whittington

Dick Whittington at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford. I was lucky enough to attend Dick Whittington on the 15th December, which is the Orchard Theatres pantomime offering this year.  The Orchard has really ticked all of the panto boxes this year, it revels in the traditional pantomime gags and meets expectations of the seasoned panto goer whilst managing to present to the

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