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Cheesy ‘Footloose’ 2004/05/23

Posted by Dave in Music, nights out, Reviews.
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"They Dared to Dance!"

We got tickets to see the 'Footloose' cheezefest (footcheesefest?) on tour at 'King's Theatre', Glasgow at 20:00.

This musical is footloosely based on the Kevin Bacon 1984 film complete with catchy hit record by Kenny Loggins, if I remember rightly. (more…)

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‘La Bohème’ 2004/05/01

Posted by Dave in Music, nights out, Reviews.
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Ambivalence edged with trepidation is not the ideal pre-theatre menu, but that is the deal with 'Scottish Opera' and the 'Theatre Royal' lately.

Oh-for-the-old-days of 1990! Back then, when you bought a ticket you also bought anticipated excitement of a great night out — and 'Scottish Opera' delivered the goods with the likes of their absolutely brilliant 'Barber of Seville' and more besides.

It started going wrong when (more…)