An Officer and a Gentleman

The eighties are everywhere, and nostalgia is big business. Numerous films of the decade are finding themselves taken to the stage, and An Officer and a Gentleman is one of them. This version of the Richard Gere and Debra Winger movie in which trainee US Navy pilot Zack falls in love with factory worker PaulaContinue reading “An Officer and a Gentleman”

Million Dollar Quartet

  Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury ‘Ain’t nothin’ more fun than rock’n’roll.’ A line said once, but a sentiment repeated throughout Million Dollar Quartet, the ninety minute jukebox stage show that tells the story of a night in December 1956 at Sun Records, Memphis. Four stars, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis gatheredContinue reading “Million Dollar Quartet”

Sedos – Candide

Being unfamiliar with Voltaire, clueless as to what an operetta was, being unable to think of Bernstein musical despite knowing his name, yet well aware of the quality of Sedos I was intrigued about their latest production of Candide. A Wednesday night  at the Bridewell Theatre seemed as good a time as any to conductContinue reading “Sedos – Candide”