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Grease – Palace Theatre, Manchester and Touring

Grease continues at the Palace Theatre, Manchester until 25 March and then tours until 31 December. Star rating: two stars ★ ★ ✩ ✩ ✩ There are, of course, two versions of Grease. Firstly there’s Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s down and dirty original stage production, a paean to the oily quiffed, leather jacketed rock’n’roll […]

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Frank Wildhorn & Friends – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Frank Wildhorn & Friends was performed at the Palace Theatre, Manchester. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ At one point in this enjoyable rattle through prolific Queens-born composer Frank Wildhorn’s greatest hits, the man himself introduces ‘The Longer I Live’ as the “11 o’clock song” from his ill-fated musical Dracula. The song, sung here by […]

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Danielle Hope to play Sandy in Grease UK tour in 2017

Actress and singer Danielle Hope will join The Wanted’s Tom Parker and former EastEnder Louise Lytton in the cast of next year’s national tour of the original West End production of much-loved musical Grease. Hope, who made her professional debut as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz after winning the television talent show Over The Rainbow, […]

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Grease tour 2017 – The Wanted’s Tom Parker headlines tour

Chart-topping The Wanted’s Tom Parker will head the cast of next year’s national tour of the original West End production of much-loved musical Grease. The former award-winning boyband singer will make his professional music theatre debut in the iconic role of Danny Zuko in the tour which will open at the Palace Theatre, Manchester on […]

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American Idiot the Musical – Palace Theatre, Manchester and Touring

American Idiot the Musical continues at the Palace Theatre, Manchester until 9 April, then tours until 2 July. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Six years after it first rocketed onto Broadway, this high-octane punk rock opera still has the power to turn heads and assault the senses. On the surface, the music of […]

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