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    The Snowman is Just Magical At The Birmingham Rep

    The Snowman is the jewel in the crown of the Birmingham Rep Theatre. It is the show that has traveled all around the world, delighting audiences everywhere, and now, after a break of three years, it is back on its rightful stage, spreading its snowy brand of magic that is simply wonderful. This is a timeless story that never ages, for as long as there is Christmas, there will be The Snowman. It’s Christmas Eve when the snow falls and covers the garden of ‘the boy.’ He is so excited, building the biggest snowman he can before being taken to bed by his mom, to sleep as Santa does his…

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    Jersey Boys Is Just Stunning At The Alexandra Theatre

    The return of the much anticipated musical Jersey Boys had its press night at the The Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham last night and it certainly didn’t disappoint. Sparkling set pieces, uniformly excellent performances, and those magical songs ensured that the packed house was on its feet by the end of the show, all hoping for one more song before they trooped off into the bitterly cold night. Even an enforced change to the actor playing Frankie Valli at the interval couldn’t stop it from being perfect. It was just that good. Jersey Boys is the story of the Four Seasons, the New Jersey band who had hit after hit at…

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    Cinderella At The Wolverhampton Grand Is Absolutely Superb

    Panto returned to the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre last night in a wonderful sparkly style. Cinderella is the first pantomime since lockdown called a halt to Christmas festivities almost two years ago, and it is no understatement to say it is the best panto I have seen in years. The cast is perfect, the show is funny, lovely and warm all in one glittering bundle, and the use of CGI effects make it an awe inspiring spectacle for all ages. I absolutely loved it! Cinderella is one of the classic pantomimes, and this production has the whole package – a wonderfully spirited Cinders played by the super talented Evie Pickerill, the…