Tag Archives: James Wolstenholme

Was ever woman in this humour won? The Goodbye Girl Upstairs at the Gatehouse

Saturday 7th February 2015, matinée Having promised ourselves another visit to Upstairs at the Gatehouse following their impressive Christmas show Singin’ in the rain, we were pleased to find another opportunity so soon – ‘The Goodbye Girl’, a musical based … Continue reading

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That name rings a bell: Lionel Bart’s Quasimodo at the King’s Head

Sunday 24th March 2013, matinée Like its protagonist, Quasimodo is a quasi Lionel Bart musical, not quite finished, dark and violent in places, but with a kind heart.  Bizarrely, director Robert Chevera went to the Bart estate to ask about another … Continue reading

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Losing his marble: One Touch of Venus at Ye Olde Rose and Crown

Sunday 10th February 2013 Ever since going to Ye Olde Rose and Crown pub in Walthamstow to see Love and War, a well-crafted and performed revue featuring songs by Howard Goodall, we have hoped to return to see something else.  … Continue reading

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Follies at the Royal Academy of Music: We loved these broadway babies

Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Follies’ is a musical all about performers at the end of their careers, traditionally a showcase for the most distinguished and well-loved actresses and actors of the time.  Here, Karen Rabinowitz, course leader of the postgraduate diploma in Musical … Continue reading

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