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110 in the Shade – Ye Olde Rose & Crown Theatre

110 in the Shade continues at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre, London until 28 May. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ All Star Productions continues its admirable tradition of dusting off rare and forgotten shows with 110 in the Shade, a musical version of N Richard Nash’s 1954 play The Rainmaker, […]

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All Star Productions to present 110 in the Shade

All Star Productions’ latest choice from the back catalogue of rarely-produced musicals will be 1960s western drama 110 in the Shade. Written by the songwriting team behind the world’s longest-running musical, The Fantasticks, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones, the rare London revival of the show which has only played the West End once (in 1967) […]

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Out of this World – Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre

Out of this World continues at Ye Olde Rose and Crown, London until 30 April. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ The consistently reliable Rose and Crown in Walthamstow works its magic again, turning its attention to a little-known Cole Porter show and covering it with almost enough glitter and glitz to […]

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Out of This World at Ye Olde Rose and Crown – cast details

All Star Productions has revealed full details of the cast and creative team for the upcoming London stage premiere of Cole Porter’s Out of This World. The show, which opens at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre on 12 April, will star Cameron Bernard Jones, Rhiannon Moushall, Hugo Joss Catton, Ruth Betteridge, Megan Gilmartin, Adam Hepworth, […]

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Out of This World London stage premiere from All Star Productions

All Star Productions is continuing its commitment to producing revivals of rarely produced musicals with the London stage premiere of Cole Porter’s Out of This World. The musical comedy, loosely based on a comedy by Roman playwright Plautus, with music and lyrics by the legendary Porter and a book by Dwight Taylor and Reginald Lawrence, […]

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It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman – Leicester Square Theatre

It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman continues at the Leicester Square Theatre, London until 21 February. Star rating: 4 stars **** Superman, the hero of the comic strip begun in 1939, has entertained adults and children in many guises for decades. In between that first appearance and the release of the Superman film starring Christopher […]

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