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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ... higher cocoa content needed

When I went: 28 September 2013

Music Owl Hoot rating: 3/5

Location: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

Performers: Douglas Hodge (Willy Wonka), Jack Costello (Charlie) 182 more words


Review: Rumer Willis

This girl is the real deal! Rumer Willis may be the oldest daughter of actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, but to quote the song “God Bless the Child” – of which she sings a rousing rendition – she’s definitely “got her own!” Willis covers a very diverse array of material in her Café Carlyle debut, ranging from Kander & Ebb (she did make her Broadway debut in Chicago, after all) to Wynnonie Harris’s hilarious 1951 r&b shouter “Bloodshot Eyes”, to poppier neo-soul material by the likes of Amy Winehouse and Hozier. 157 more words


'Hairspray' is here!

Hey mama, welcome to the 60’s
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh – ‘Hairspray’, the musical

Hairspray’ is a musical that opened on… 192 more words


Songs from Musicals: #36, "Run and Tell That," from Hairspray

Honorable mentions: “Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now,” “Good Morning, Baltimore”

If I went to middle school with you, and you happen to be reading this, it is probably your fault that it took me until high school to form a genuine interest in musicals. 479 more words

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Review - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Theatre Royal Drury Lane

#Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: Roald Dahl, Oompa-Loompas + cool cat in a top hat and chequered trousers!? = irresistible chocolate fantasy. 5*

Roald Dahl once said ‘watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. 548 more words


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Director: Sam Mendes
Writer: David Greig (book), Marc Shaiman (music and lyrics), Scott Wittman (lyrics)
Based on: Roald Dahl‘s… 418 more words


Look who attended Gala 2015!

The annual Primary Stages Gala is our opportunity to honor leading members of the theater community. This year, we were proud to honor Tony and Grammy award-winning composer and lyricists… 149 more words

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