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Interview – Frances Ruffelle invites you to a Wild Party at The Other Palace

FRANCES RUFFELLE has one of the most idiosyncratic voices of any singer in the West End or Broadway. Hers is a husky, sultry sound, with an unmistakeable rawness and vulnerability that is sure to make her the perfect fit for the role of Queenie in composer-lyricist Michael John LaChiusa’s version of The Wild Party, which opens […]

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The Wild Party – The Hope Theatre, London

The Wild Party continues at The Hope Theatre, London until 28 January. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ ‘The classic Jazz Age tale of sex, sweat and sin’: Mingled Yarn’s revival of The Wild Party bursts into the intimate Hope Theatre with enough punch to shake you out of your January blues […]

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The Wild Party – Drew McOnie directs – Frances Ruffelle stars

Award-winners Drew McOnie and Frances Ruffelle will join forces for the first major London production of Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party at The Other Palace early next year. Formerly the St James Theatre, the newest addition to The Really Useful Theatres Group will mark its debut as a new home for musical theatre with […]

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Lloyd Webber’s The Other Palace will be a breeding ground for musical theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber has today announced plans for The Other Palace, the newest addition to The Really Useful Theatres Group. The Other Palace is situated less than 100 yards from Buckingham Palace and close to the Victoria Palace, hence its name. Formerly the St James Theatre, The Other Palace will officially open its doors in February 2017 […]

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The Life of the Party – Menier Chocolate Factory

The Life of the Party – A Celebration of the Songs of Andrew Lippa continues at the Menier Chocolate Factory, London until 14 June. As a composer, Andrew Lippa seems to specialise in adaptations that don’t immediately stand out as obvious musical theatre material. Alongside his most well-known and successful work, the Tony-nominated The Addams […]

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Andrew Lippa in Concert – St James Theatre

Andrew Lippa in Concert at the St James Theatre, London. The name Andrew Lippa is not one that a large percentage of UK theatregoers in the UK will have heard of, although some may have seen his most famous show – the lavish The Addams Family – on Broadway back in 2010. More recently, in September […]

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