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NEWS: Hairspray will Embark on New UK Tour from August 2017

Following the huge popularity of this year’s tour, the musical will head off on another UK tour from August 2017, opening at Cardiff’s Millennium Centre.  308 more words

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Theatre Royal Drury Lane

When Charlie and the Chocolate Factory first opened in the West End three years ago I wasn’t initially interested in seeing it after hearing that there would be original songs rather than the soundtrack from the Gene Wilder film (apart from Pure Imagination). 359 more words

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