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Tributes paid to opera and theatre director Lee Blakeley

The international theatre community has been paying tribute to British opera and theatre director Lee Blakeley who died suddenly at the weekend. Known for his work on successful Stephen Sondheim productions at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, Blakeley directed the French premiere of Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park With George and an acclaimed production of […]

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Claybourne Elder on covering Jake Gyllenhaal and his London cabaret, You and Me and Sondheim

CLAYBOURNE ELDER has just finished portraying the character of the soldier Napoleon in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park With George at the Hudson Theatre on Broadway – the first Sondheim production to ever gross more than $1 million in a single week. The fact that its leading man is Jake Gyllenhaal […]

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Claybourne Elder to bring new show to Arts Theatre

American comedian and musician Claybourne Elder will take to the stage with his new show at London’s award-winning Arts Theatre for one night only on 30 April. Claybourne Elder: You and Me and Sondheim will feature the Utah-born actor and surprise special guests in a show which will take him on a trip through his […]

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Sunday in the Park With George – Hudson Theatre, New York

Sunday in the Park With George continues at the Hudson Theatre, New York until 23 April. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Has any work of art ever been more imaginatively celebrated by another work of art than in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park With George? In Act I, […]

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Broadway Musical Theatre Preview – a starry first half to 2017

Don’t forget sunglasses if you’re headed for New York. Broadway musical marquees will be freshly and blindingly ablaze with a constellation of star names during the first half of the New Year. New productions headed for the Main Stem boast such legendary luminaries as Bette Midler, Glenn Close, Patti LuPone and – yes, even a […]

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Bernadette Peters plays first UK solo concerts in more than 15 years

The triple Tony, double Drama Desk and Golden Globe Award-winning Broadway star Bernadette Peters will perform her first UK solo concerts in more than 15 years, returning to the Royal Festival Hall, London on Friday 3 June 2016 and playing her first ever date at the Opera House, Manchester on Sunday 5 June 2016. The […]

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