Tag: Alan Vicary

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Album Review: The Sound of Music (2006 London Palladium Cast Recording)

“Today you have to learn to be a realist” I wanted to love the London Palladium Cast…

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Album Review: Mary Poppins (2005 Original London Cast Recording)

“Children who refuse to learn will not return” I only actually got round to seeing the ‘new’…

Posted in Cyndi Lauper LGBT+ Musicals Theatre Theatre review West End

Re-review: Kinky Boots, Adelphi Theatre

  “I am freedom, I’m constriction A potpourri of contradiction” A cheeky trip back to Kinky Boots…

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The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2016 nominees

Best UK Cast Recording American Psycho – Original London Cast Recording Close To You: Bacharach Reimagined –…

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Album Review: Kinky Boots (Original West End Cast Recording)

“I am freedom, I’m constriction A potpourri of contradiction” With rather serendipitous timing, the West End cast…

Posted in Albums Broadway Cast Recordings Curtain Up Show Album of the Year Cyndi Lauper Lin-Manuel Miranda Music Musicals Not-London Sara Bareilles Theatre awards

The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2016 winners

Best UK Cast Recording American Psycho – Original London Cast Recording Close To You: Bacharach Reimagined –…

Posted in Cyndi Lauper LGBT+ Musicals Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2015 West End

Re-review: Kinky Boots, Adelphi Theatre

  “Funk it up till it’s ostentatious Dress it up, it feels contagious” Now extended through to…

Posted in Cyndi Lauper LGBT+ Musicals Theatre West End

Review: Kinky Boots, Adelphi Theatre

  “Drag queens are mainstream. Just this morning I was offered a gig singing at a nursing…

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Album Review: The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall

“We had such hopes…” To celebrate its 25th anniversary, The Phantom of the Opera decamped to the…