Monthly Archives: June 2004

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Beautiful and Damned’ musical

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Such is the current taste for musicals built around well-known pop songs that one with larger ambitions, such as “Beautiful and Damned,” comes as a surprise. If what you seek from a musical is to … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Frank Loesser’s ‘Guys and Dolls’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Movie star Ewan McGregor has chosen well for his West End musical debut as Frank Loesser’s American classic “Guys and Dolls” spreads the heavy lifting across the entire cast and director Michael Grandage has assembled … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Marivaux’s ‘The False Servant’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – It’s not just the servants who are false in this sleek and entertaining story of sexual intrigue in that elegant segment of French society known for its dangerous liaisons. Martin Crimp has updated Pierre de … Continue reading

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