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Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane, which started life as a 1953 musical film loosely based on the real-life Wild West heroine, comes to Richmond as the final stop in a national tour that began life at the Watermill Theatre, directed by Nikolai Foster. 343 more words


Best fire alarm ever

Last night’s performance of Calamity Jane at the King’s Theatre in Glasgow included an unscheduled second intermission when the fire alarm went off mid-scene.

Everyone had to troop outside and patiently await the arrival of the fire brigade. 56 more words


Review: Calamity Jane, Buxton Opera House

Seeing a 1950s American musical in a British opera house makes perfect sense – it makes clear the lineage from opera to musical.

Let’s not get into arguments about how good the music and songs of one are compared to the other, rather enjoy and value what each has to offer. 298 more words


Something Good in Day 8: Theatre/Musicals

On day 8 I went to the theatre to watch Calamity Jane, which as a child was my favourite musical. I am a huge fan of the theatre so going is always guaranteed to be a joyful event. 346 more words


REVIEW: Calamity Jane (2014 - 2015 UK Tour)

I’ve debated whether or not to write this review, as I strongly believe in two principles – the industry needs to stop talking theatre ‘down’ and that you should always write an honest review, 345 more words



Jodie Prenger is nothing less than magnificent as CALAMITY JANE. I saw the first night of the national tour at the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham and I was blown away by her performance. 164 more words


Calamity Jane - Birmingham new alexandra theatre

I finally got the chance to see one of my favourite musicals in theatre and yes you named it, its Calamity Jane.


The original film came out in 1953 and starred Doris day and Howard keel. 608 more words