Review of Funny Girl, starring Sheridan Smith at the Menier Chocolate Factory added.
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It’s nice to go see a show that has been already committed to a transfer (not to mention sold out for the entire run), as this pretty well guarantees that you’re going in to see a winner – and even if it’s not a five star show, you get a whole extra star’s worth of smugness for being able to get in while the seats are cheap. 850 more words
When tickets to the Menier Chocolate Factory’s revival of Funny Girl went on sale, I just wasn’t fast enough (with the show becoming the Menier’s fastest selling show in 11 years). 1,000 more words
I can’t help comparing this show with Jules Styne’s other big hit, Gypsy. It’s another quintessentially American showbiz story with a gutsy heroine, and like the recent Chichester Gypsy, this production has a diminutive leading lady with the triple threat – acting, singing and dancing all sensational. 370 more words
So the company of From Here To Eternity don’t actually take their final bows until tomorrow night, but since I will hopefully be far too busy metaphorically throwing my knickers at Gary Barlow in Belfast to bid it one last farewell, I thought I’d post this tonight instead. 3,393 more words