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Highlights of next Live At Zédel season revealed

The European premiere of Ryan Scott Oliver’s Southern gothic thriller We Foxes Come and an appearance by US musical theatre rising star Joey Contreras are among the genre highlights at London’s Live At Zédel this September. Award-winning New York-based Oliver’s latest musical We Foxes Come will be performed as a one night only concert reading […]

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Lorna Dallas – Home Again – Live At Zédel

Lorna Dallas performed her show Home Again at Live At Zédel, London. She also brings the show to the venue on Tuesday 4 July. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ London fell in love with American singer and actress Lorna Dallas and she with the city in 1971 when she sang the […]

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Seth Sikes – Judy Garland’s 95th Birthday – Live At Zédel

Seth Sikes performed his show Judy Garland’s 95th Birthday at Live At Zédel, London. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Saturday 10 June this year would have been the 95th birthday of the legend that is Judy Garland. How fitting that a small gathering of fans should assemble at Live At Zédel to raise a glass in […]

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Lorna Dallas to return to London cabaret for first time in 20 years

International theatre and singing star Lorna Dallas is to return to the world of cabaret for the first time in two decades with her new show at London’s Live At Zédel. The singer, who first won the hearts of UK audiences when she appeared alongside Cleo Laine in the hit 1971 revival of Show Boat […]

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Lenny and Steve: Maria Friedman – Live At Zédel

Lenny and Steve: Maria Friedman continues at Live At Zédel, London until 20 May. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ British artists who truly understand the intimate art of cabaret are few and far between, but the wonderful Maria Friedman is one who stands alongside the very best and an evening in […]

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Lenny and Steve – Maria Friedman – Live at Zedel

Lenny and Steve – Maria Friedman continues at Live at Zedel, London until 14 November. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ British artists who truly understand the intimate art of cabaret are few and far between but the wonderful Maria Friedman is one who stands alongside the very best Americans, and an evening with her […]

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Rodgers Revealed – JW3

Rodgers Revealed was performed at JW3, London. Rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The duo that put together Bernstein Revealed at St James Studio  reprised a former show in a similar format, Rodgers Revealed.    Edward Seckerson and Jason Carr drew upon their vast knowledge of the scores and the stories behind them to create an intimate […]

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Bernstein Revealed – St James Theatre Studio

Bernstein Revealed at the St James Theatre Studio, London as part of the London Festival of Cabaret. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Following their successful Rodgers Revealed, the expert team of broadcaster Edward Seckerson and musical director Jason Carr reunited, as part of the London Festival of Cabaret, to celebrate the […]

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Anne Reid – I Love To Sing – Crazy Coqs

Anne Reid performs I Love to Sing at the Crazy Coqs, London until 2 April. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Much-loved actress Anne Reid returns to the Crazy Coqs where she triumphed last year when she presented a long-deserved tribute to the prolific songwriting team of Comden and Green – an evening that made this old […]

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Chichester Youth Theatre to revive A Christmas Carol – music and lyrics by Jason Carr

Following a highly acclaimed production of Running Wild during Festival 2015, Chichester Festival Youth Theatre returns at the end of their 30th anniversary year with a revival of A Christmas Carol, adapted from the Charles Dickens novel by Bryony Lavery (playing from 18 December 2015 to 2 January 2016). Dale Rooks, Chichester’s Youth Theatre and Education director co-directs this production with […]

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Maria Friedman performed in concert at the Ambassadors Theatre, London

Maria Friedman – Back To Before – The Pheasantry

Maria Friedman: Back to Before continues at The Pheasantry, London, until 26 October. Nobody understands the art of cabaret better than Maria Friedman, actress, singer, director and now EastEnder extraordinaire, and her new show, Back to Before, in residence for two weeks at The Pheasantry on Chelsea’s Kings Road, is, as expected, a joy from […]

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Darren Day and Oliver Tompsett lead White Christmas cast at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Casting has been revealed for the first major new UK production of White Christmas, produced by West Yorkshire Playhouse and directed by Nikolai Foster. Taking centrestage in the Quarry Theatre from 24 November 2014 to 17 January 2015, this original staging of Irving Berlin’s iconic musical brings together an ensemble of 17 led by Darren Day and Oliver Tompsett as entertainers Bob Wallace and Phil […]

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Rodgers Revealed – St James Theatre Studio

Rodgers Revealed, with Anna Francolini, Edward Seckerson and Jason Carr, was performed as part of the London Festival of Cabaret at the St James Theatre Studio, London. From the moment the piano started up with those well-known tunes deftly strung together by the pianist and composer Jason Carr, we knew we were in for a […]

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Janie Dee and Jason Carr – The Pheasantry

Janie Dee and Jason Carr performed their shows at The Pheasantry, London. It was little wonder that the divine Janie Dee chose the old Liza Minnelli number ‘Yes’ for her late-show cabaret at The Pheasantry as the Kander & Ebb classic encapsulates exactly the sort of trip this extraordinary actress-singer is on right now. You […]

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Maria Friedman and Jason Carr – The Pheasantry

Maria Friedman sings Lenny & Steve with Jason Carr (musical director) at The Pheasantry, London, until 19 January. British artists who truly understand the intimate art of cabaret are few and far between, but the wonderful Maria Friedman is one who stands alongside the very best Americans – and above most of them. Seventy minutes […]

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