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Smash (Pilot episode)

January 29, 2012

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The pilot episode of ‘Smash‘ was released online last week, ahead of it’s debut on US TV in February. It’s a similar tactic to the way ‘Glee‘ was launched all those years ago (playing the pilot months before the series premiere). It worked with ‘Glee‘ right? So, what do we have here. Unlike ‘Glee‘ which […]

Masterclass (Vaudeville Theatre)

January 29, 2012

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A Tony Award winning play about a famous diva – sign me up. I’d previous had to turn down tickets to see the current revival production of ‘Masterclass‘ at the Vaudeville, a situation that really, really bugs me (I hate to let tickets go to waste), so when _______ invited me to a matinee I […]

Ghost: The Musical (Piccadilly Theatre)

January 12, 2012

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I’m not going to lie, I’ve put off seeing ‘Ghost: The Musical‘ as part of me thought a) movie adaptation – blah, and b) Richard Fleeshman?! I’m clearly an idiot! ‘Ghost‘ had me weeping like a baby in the stalls. I won’t lie, I kinda missed some of the action in the opening scene as […]

Noises Off! (The Old Vic)

January 6, 2012

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Have you ever been involved in a touring theatre production? Or, heavens forbid, a spot of am-dram? Well, no surprises here I guess, but in my younger days I was involved in more than a few productions. Some which went on for months, and much like the scenario in ‘Noises Off!’, showmances fell apart, so […]

Gross Und Klein (Big And Small) (Sydney Theatre Company)

January 3, 2012

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I took time out from my busy schedule of drinking, eating and laying on the beach to catch some local theatre in Sydney, Australia, with a handsome man I met in a bar. I mean, how could I resist seeing Cate Blanchett in the lead role (in a production that will come to the Barbican […]