Every now and then a show comes along which is a true gem. It makes you laugh, leads to rapturous applause at the end of every number, and results in a spontaneous standing ovation which I’ve not experienced for a very, very long time. 433 more words
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Funny Girl runs until Saturday 29 July 2017 Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Box Office
Star rating: *****
The toast of the West End has been celebrated in Wolverhampton this evening as Natasha J Barnes (Understudy for Sheridan Smith in the show last year) gave a performance to remember as Fanny Brice. 500 more words
Frances Winston reviews this iconic musical, with Sheridan Smith in the lead role as Fanny Brice
This is probably the most-hyped musical that has rolled into the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this year, starring as it does the darling of stage and screen that is Sheridan Smith. 483 more words
This bubbly production directed by Michael Mayer has plenty of laughs but is also surprisingly bittersweet and sentimental.
As Barbra Streisand celebrated her 75th Birthday on the 24th April, it seemed appropriate to watch her most iconic role performed on stage by a performer who is equally as talented – Natasha J Barnes. 528 more words
"Funny Girl the Musical" comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse: Sheridan Smith is a shining superstar in this fabulous 5 star show
It is extraordinary how the storyline of many Musicals is about the fine art of show business. “ A Star is Born,” the hit movie about an aspiring actress, Esther Blodgett who arrives in Hollywood to make her name; “42nd Street” tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with gets her big break on Broadway; “Cabaret” where Sally Bowles tries her luck in a Berlin nightclub; “A Chorus Line” dramatising the tough audition for 17 hopefuls to be cast in a Musical …. 709 more words
Full casting for the UK tour of the acclaimed production of Funny Girl has been confirmed.
Opening at the Manchester Palace Theatre on the 18th February, it has been confirmed that Natasha J Barnes (Fanny Brice) and Darius Campbell (Nick Arnstein) will lead the cast when the production visits Stoke, Woking, Aberdeen, Canterbury, Glasgow, Nottingham, Norwich, Llandudno Wolverhampton and Plymouth. 342 more words