Musical Moments – For Good (West End Wicked Witches)

If you are in need of something to make you feel very happy but also possibly cry then here we have a a truly amazing collaboration featuring an incredible 23 West End actresses who have been in Wicked as Elphaba or Glinda.

In support of the MAD Trust which works with the theatre community to fight against AIDS and HIV.

Should you choose to donate, the theatre community would be truly grateful: Text “SUPPORT” to 70111 to donate £5 (UK ONLY) or Donate any amount at https://bit.ly/3bwP1qM or http://www.madtrust.org.uk

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2018 at the Theatre

Here we go with my run down of everything I managed to catch at the Theatre in 2018, this includes plenty of UK Touring shows coming to Newcastle’s Theatre Royal and the Sunderland Empire. I squeezed in a few London trips and even another New York trip thanks to my marathon place!

In 2016 I managed to see 31 shows. In 2017 I managed to see 36 shows. My total for this year 2018 was 26 different shows. Not as many as the previous two years, but still a very impressive number. Check out which shows here!

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Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein – Original London Cast Recording

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On Friday morning something truly fantastic happened and the Young Frankenstein London Cast Recording was available on iTunes and I therefore bought it straight away. It had felt like a long wait when this was all first mentioned months ago and we were told it would be out in July, but throughout July and no sign of the recording it looked as though it would just randomly appear one day. Which is exactly what ended up happening!

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Young Frankenstein the Musical (West End) Review

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Cast

Frederick Frankenstein – Hadley Fraser
Frau Blucher – Lesley Joseph
Igor – Aron Wild
Elizabeth Benning – Dianne Pilkington
Inga – Summer Strallen
Inspector Kemp/Hermit – Patrick Clancy
The Monster – Nathan Elwick

Venue: Garrick Theatre

Date: Wednesday 1st August 2018 (2:30pm)

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Top 10 – Female Theatre Performances 2017

I went to see a lot of Theatre in 2017 so decided that as well as my Top 10 Theatre Shows I would also for the first time ever list my favourite performances from the year. This created some very tough decisions as the level of Theatre in 2017 was very high and managing to pick just ten performances out of the amazing shows I had the pleasure of watching has proven to be very tough!

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Young Frankenstein the Musical (West End) Review

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Cast

Frederick Frankenstein – Hadley Fraser
Frau Blucher – Lesley Joseph
Igor – Ross Noble
Elizabeth Benning – Dianne Pilkington
Inga – Gemma Scholes
Inspector Kemp/Hermit – Patrick Clancy
The Monster – Nic Greenshields

Venue: Garrick Theatre

Date: Wednesday 3rd January 2018

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Young Frankenstein the Musical (West End) Review

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Cast
Frederick Frankenstein – Hadley Fraser
Frau Blucher – Lesley Joseph
Igor – Ross Noble
Elizabeth Benning – Dianne Pilkington
Inga – Summer Strallen
Inspector Kemp/Hermit – Patrick Clancy
The Monster – Shuler Hensley

Venue: Garrick Theatre

Date: Thursday 26th October 2017

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Garrick Theatre: Young Frankenstein

I couldn’t resist taking plenty of photos of the theatre in all its green glory and posters with great production shots of the cast. This first one from across the road took many attempts with buses spoiling the shot! This was the best that I could manage really and it isn’t fantastic but it was the best I could do!

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