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2017 roundup

2017 Roundup – Best West End Musical….Hamilton There has been an insane amount of hype surrounding Hamilton and I was afraid it wouldn’t live up to it’s hype however I needn’t have worried and if I was able to give it 6 stars I would have. I was lucky enough to have secured tickets during previews and following seeing it

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The Addams Family

The Addams Family – The Musical Comedy. I’ve been curious about The Addams Family tour for many months now. It took me until the last stop at the Orchard Theatre to finally see it….but I’m glad I made it and on Halloween of all nights. The Addams Family musical follows the famous family as daughter Wednesday gets her first boyfriend

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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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