Tag: Musical

Arts

Q&A with the creative team behind Sweet Charity

Katie Stockton interviewed Hal Bennet, Musical Director and Molly Farley, Director of UEA’S upcoming production: Sweet Charity. Firstly: Why Sweet Charity? H: I wanted to do something like Chicago but with the grandeur of Les Mis. And then I asked Molly to get involved. M: -I’d never directed a musical before, but I had sung the…

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Review: Cabaret 2019 at the UEA Drama Studio

In aid of Rare Disease UK and St Martins Housing Trust, Minotaur Theatre Company’s vibrant production of Cabaret 2019 certainly delivered on its promise to provide “a night of thrilling musical theatre”. The selection of songs from contemporary musicals was refreshing and successful in capturing the zeitgeist of the musical theatre landscape. At the same…

Film

I dreamed a dream (of French Revolution era sexual politics)

As ever, the BBC has successfully attempted to inject a bit more life into its evening dramas this year. One of its much anticipated offerings is the new adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic, Les Misérables. With some all-star names including Dominic West and Olivia Coleman, the show boasts of being a much closer adaptation of…

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