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Checkmate for Chess at Grand Canal Theatre

March 23, 2011


 I must admit, I knew very little about Chess (the game or the musical) as I sat down to review the latest musical from the ever growing Grand Canal Theatre repertoire. I knew about the Abba links and as such expected something similar to Mamma Mia with chess pieces. What I underestimated was both […]

Jekyll & Hyde Hits Grand Canal Theatre

March 5, 2011


March is Muscial month at Grand Canal Theatre. Following on from the week long run of Stomp! Marty Pellow of Wet Wet Wet fame takes to the stage as the lead (dual) role in Frank Wildhorn’s musical take on Jekyll & Hyde.   I caught up with Sarah Earnshaw who plays Emma Crew, the fiancée […]

Suicide Sequel: Love Never Dies

February 16, 2010


This is a lazy blog, provoked by a video I came across while being lazy on Youtube. A pattern seems to be emerging there. . But anyway, the point is, I came across this video on Youtube. It’s quite long but worth a look if, for nothing other than Andrew Lloyd Webber’s very noticeable shyness […]

We Will Rock You…with a paper thin plot…

January 25, 2010


. When it was decided that the Queen musical extravaganza We Will Rock You was set to rock and roll into Dublin’s O2 Theatre this January you can be sure that there were plenty of happy Queen fans rolling around the floor thinking of who was the best person to leave that Christmas present hint […]