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Pretty Woman musical is coming to London in 2020, Bryan Adams says

[ad_1] Image copyright Matthew Murphy Image caption Pretty Woman, starring Samantha Barks and Andy Karl, opened on Broadway last August A musical based on hit film Pretty Woman is to open in London next year.Singer Bryan Adams, who has co-written the music and lyrics for the stage version, confirmed the news and said he was "excited" about the plans.The musical is based on the 1990 romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts
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Louise Redknapp pulls out of musical after fall

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Louise Redknapp suffered a fall on Tuesday Louise Redknapp has been forced to pull out of the Dolly Parton musical 9 to 5 after taking a fall.The former Strictly star was walking to rehearsals on Tuesday when she fell on the street and was taken to hospital.Redknapp, who fractured her wrist, also had 10 stitches in her chin. She tweeted on Friday that
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Pretty Woman Broadway musical splits opinion

[ad_1] Image copyright Matthew Murphy Image caption Samantha Barks and Andy Karl play Vivian and Edward One of the most successful romantic comedies of the last 30 years has been brought to Broadway.Pretty Woman: The Musical stars Isle of Man actress Samantha Barks as Vivian Ward, the role that catapulted Julia Roberts to stardom in the 1990 film.Reviews have been mixed, with The Guardian giving it one star and calling
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Michael Jackson musical coming to Broadway in 2020

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Jackson's life is being made into a new stage musical A new musical based on the life of Michael Jackson is set for a run on Broadway in 2020.The show, which currently has no title, is being written by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage.The Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage company announced the news on Tuesday, but didn't say which theatre
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Father Ted to return as musical, co-creator says

[ad_1] Image copyright Alamy Image caption Father Ted ran on Channel 4 between 1995-98 Cult comedy Father Ted is set to return as a musical, its co-creator has confirmed. Graham Linehan said the show, called Pope Ted: The Father Ted Musical, was almost written. Fellow writer Arthur Matthews and the Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon, who wrote the show's theme tune and original music, are involved in the project. Linehan said