Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Odds & Ends: Alan Tudyk to Voice Iago in Live-Action Aladdin & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Alan Tudyk to Voice Iago in Live-Action Aladdin Broadway alum Alan Tudyk has signed on to lend his voice to the role of Iago in…

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Louise Redknapp Will Rejoin 9 TO 5 The Musical by BroadwayWorld

Louise Redknapp will re-join the cast of 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL in the role of 'Violet Newstead' at the Savoy Theatre, London from 25 March until 29 June 2019. 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL opened in the W…

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Date is confirmed for a recovered Louise Redknapp to re-join the West End cast of 9 To 5 The Musical

That 9 To 5 The Musical clock has been ticking and now Louise Redknapp is ready to return to the Savoy Theatre, playing the role of Violet Newstead from 25 March to 29 June 2019. After suffe…

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Dates confirmed for Louise Redknapp’s return to 9 To 5 The Musical by Robin Johnson

Louise Redknapp will return to the role of Violet Newstead in 9 To 5 The Musical from 25 March until 29 June, it has been revealed. The post Dates confirmed for Louise Redknapp’s return to…

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Violet MacMillan: The Cinderella Girl in Oz by Trav S.D.

Violet MacMIllan (1887-1955) was a teenager in Grand Rapids who entered show business by way of a “Cinderella Girl” contest to discover the girl with the tiniest foot. By 1904 (age 17), …

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

Drag365: #8- Witti Repartee by Michael Block

Name: Witti ReparteeWhere can we find you out and about?: I’m often seen at Rockbar (where as the “Queen Mum” I’ve starred in staged readings, judged competitions, co-hosted fundrais…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

VIDEO: Carmen Cusack Sings 'Shallow' From A STAR IS BORN With Paul Alexander Nolan, and More! by Stage Tube

Bright Star Tony Award nominee Carmen Cusack returned to Feinstein's54 Below with a brand new show last night, February 13 at 7pm and 930pm. Joining Carmen were her Bright Star co-star and D…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Stage Directions: Leigh Silverman Takes Us Inside Directing Lifespan of a Fact, Violet, Off-Broadway’s Hurricane Diane and More by Mervyn Rothstein

The Tony-nominated director shares her directing style, insider details from the rehearsal rooms with Sutton Foster and Daniel Radcliffe, and more.

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Paul Alexander Nolan, Randy Rainbow, And Ben Davis Join Carmen Cusack At Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Bright Star Tony Award nominee and star of the current Call Me Madam revival at Encores, Carmen Cusack returns to Feinstein's54 Below with a brand new show on Wednesday, February 13 at 7pm a…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

FIRST LOOK: Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 the musical at the Savoy Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 the musical is now in previews at London’s Savoy Theatre. Enjoy these great images from Pamela Raith. Dolly Parton presents 9 to 5 the music…

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Photo Flash: First Look at 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Dolly Parton presents9 TO 5 THE MUSICALat theSavoy Theatre, Londonfor a strictly limited season from28 January - 31 August 2019starringCaroline Sheenas'Violet Newstead',Amber Daviesas 'Judy …

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Violet review at the Vaults, London – ‘affecting and beautifully crafted’ by Natasha Tripney

The premise for Bebe Sanders’ Violet – a recently dumped millennial gains a new appreciation for life through a friendship with a

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Friday, February 1, 2019

BWW Review: VIOLET, VAULT Festival by Cindy Marcolina

Bertie is living a hectic life in London. When everything starts to go wrong, she moves to the seaside for the Summer to clear her head and figure out what her next step should be. When she …

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Monday, January 28, 2019

‘Thought-provoking but slight’: VIOLET – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Violet has plenty of sincerity and perceptive lyrics to make it endearing to watch, but the book ultimately lets it down and doesn’t allow the characters to quite shine as brightly as they…

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

‘A simple, heartwarming show’: VIOLET – Charing Cross Theatre by Simon Parris

An ideal choice for an Off-West End season, Violet features an exceptional lead performance from Kaisa Hammarlund.

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Saturday, January 26, 2019

‘A remarkable portrayal of warring pain & optimism’: VIOLET – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★ by Jonathan Baz

By the time director Shuntaro Fujita’s slick and sun-kissed production draws to a close, it’s impossible not to root for Violet’s happiness.

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Friday, January 25, 2019

‘A really clever & successful piece of musical storytelling’: VIOLET – Charing Cross Theatre by Rachel Williams

The way that the story of Violet is told elevates it to something really quite lovely, with huge emotional impact and a surprising timeliness.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

‘Heartfelt & hopeful’: VIOLET – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Violet is heartfelt and hopeful, the songs are infectiously good with a mix of hillbilly, honky-tonk, gospel and traditional country, and the show features powerful performances from the ent…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

‘The cast is stellar’: VIOLET – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Based on Doris Betts’ short story The Ugliest Pilgrim, featuring music by Jeanine Tesori and libretto by Brian Crawley, Violet follows a disfigured woman as she embarks on a Greyhound Bus …

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REVIEW: Violet, Charing Cross Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley’s musical Violet now playing at Charing Cross Theatre. This post REVIEW: Violet, Charing Cross Theatre ✭✭✭…

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‘An intriguing proposition all told’: VIOLET – Charing Cross Theatre by Ian Foster

Great design work from Morgan Large and a strong lead performance from Kaisa Hammarlund make Violet an intriguing proposition at the Charing Cross Theatre.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Review: Violet, Charing Cross Theatre by Grace Patrick

Review: Violet, Charing Cross Theatre3.0Overall ScoreI suppose my key issue with Violet lay directly in the story being told. There’s something hard to swallow about the very core of it: a…

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Violet review – Fun Home duo's road trip gets lost in music by Michael Billington

Charing Cross theatre, LondonKaisa Hammarlund impresses but Jeanine Tesori’s musical has a trite message and gets an over-amplified productionJeanine Tesori, who wrote the scores for Carol…

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BWW Review: VIOLET, Charing Cross Theatre by Gary Naylor

What a strange thing is Violet - indeed, what a strange thing is Violet, our eponymous heroine. But more of that later.

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Violet review at Charing Cross Theatre, London – ‘gentle quirky charm’ by Rosemary Waugh

Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley’s musical, originally performed Off-Broadway in 1997, is in many ways a classic Bildungsroman, complete with a heroine

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‘Strong & enjoyable production’: VIOLET – Charing Cross Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Violet is a warm, considerate musical with a lot to say about the past and some real faces of the future to look out for.

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Violet, Charing Cross Theatre review - Jeanine Tesori's faith musical is a gentle pleasure by Marianka Swain

This intimate work unveils the miracle of acceptanceFollowing Caroline, or Change and Fun Home, the UK is blessed with another work from American composer Jeanine Tesori – this the British…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look at Kaisa Hammarlund and the UK Cast of VIOLET by BroadwayWorld

VIOLET, a multi award-winning musical with Music by Jeanine Tesori Tony Award winner for Best Original Score with Lisa Kron for Fun Home, and Tony-nominated for Caroline, or Change and Shrek…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Violet La Plante: A WAMPAS in Westerns by Trav S.D.

Violet La Plante (1908-1984) was Laura La Plante’s kid sister, and benefited from her stardom, though she never achieved anything like the success of her famous sibling. Violet made ju…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Sutton Foster Sets Return Engagement at Café Carlyle & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Sutton Foster Sets Return Engagement at Café Carlyle Sutton Foster is headed home to Café Carlyle. The two-…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Caroline Sheen replaces Louise Redknapp in 9-5 The Musical by Eleni Cashell

Caroline Sheen is getting ready to work 9 to 5, as she temporarily takes over the role of Violet Newstead in the hit musical.Announcing the news on their social media, the Savoy Theatre said…

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