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Version 1

Blood brothers (1988-07-London Run-Albery Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Noel Coward Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée : 3 ans 3 mois 3 semaines
Nombre :
Première Preview : Inconnu
Première : Thursday 28 July 1988
Dernière : Saturday 16 November 1991
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright • Bob Thomson
Chorégraphie : ???? ????
Producteur :
Avec : Cast: Kiki Dee (Mrs Johnstone), Con O’Neill (Mickey), Robert Locke (Eddie), Annette Ekblom (Linda), Joanne Zorian (Mrs Lyons), Warwick Evans (Narrator), Terry Melia (Sammy), Jeffrey Gear
Commentaires : Le théâtre s'appelait alors l'Albery Theatre.

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Blood brothers (1988-07-London Run-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: London Run (Londres - Angleterre)

Durée : 23 ans 3 mois 1 semaine
Nombre :
Première Preview : Inconnu
Première : Thursday 28 July 1988
Dernière : Wednesday 02 November 2011
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright • Bob Thomson
Chorégraphie : ???? ????
Producteur :
Avec : Cast: Kiki Dee (Mrs Johnstone), Con O’Neill (Mickey), Robert Locke (Eddie), Annette Ekblom (Linda), Joanne Zorian (Mrs Lyons), Warwick Evans (Narrator), Terry Melia (Sammy), Jeffrey Gear
Commentaires : 28/7/1998 - 16/11/1998 : Noel Coaward Theatre (appelé alors l'Albery Theatre)
Depuis le 21/11/1991 : Phoenix Theatre
Plus de 10.000 représentations…

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Blood brothers (1988-07-London Run-Phoenix Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Phoenix Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée : 20 ans 12 mois
Nombre :
Première Preview : Thursday 21 November 1991
Première : Thursday 21 November 1991
Dernière : Saturday 10 November 2012
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright • Bob Thomson
Chorégraphie : ???? ????
Producteur :
Commentaires : Transféré de l'Albery Theatre (actuellement le Noel Coward Theatre)

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Blood brothers (1993-04-Music Box Theatre-Broadway)

Type de série: Original Broadway
Théâtre: Music Box Theatre (Broadway - Etats-Unis)
Durée : 2 ans
Nombre : 13 previews - 840 représentations
Première Preview : Wednesday 14 April 1993
Première : Sunday 25 April 1993
Dernière : Sunday 30 April 1995
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright • Bob Thomson
Chorégraphie : ???? ????
Producteur :
Commentaires longs: The production had been rumored as far back as 1988 with such names as Patti LuPone and Betty Buckley being bandied about. Initially savaged by the US critics, the show nevertheless survived and eventually triumphed, going on to run for more than two years and garnering six Tony nominations.
C'est Stephanie Lawrence qui a inauguré la série en jouand Mrs Johnstone avant de laisser la place à Petula Clark.
Presse : Making Miracles On Broadway
It is the miracle of Broadway. Six months after Bill Kenwright opened in New York to notices which should have guaranteed the show's closure within a week, the musical has now played 270 performances to 270 standing ovations and is taking more than £200,000 per week.
Even New York Times critic Frank Rich, whose review read like the kiss of death at the first night party, has moved to hold up Kenwright publicity as a heroic model of positive theatrical production.
And the woman at the centre of the continuing excitement on West 45th Street is our own Petula Clark. It was when she and pop star turned-actor David Cassidy took over the leading roles that the turnaround happened.
Ms Clark may be almost over-familiar here from her early days as a child actress and squeaky clean songstress, but in America she is regarded as a sophisticated star. Songs like Downtown and Don't Sleep In The Subway also spoke directly to US audiences.
"I've been asked to do Broadway musicals before, I've even been asked to choose my own show, which was very flattering."
She admits she very nearly did not make the trip with Blood Brothers . "I'd seen it in London. I liked it a lot but it's very Liverpool and that's not me. When I read about the reviews in New York I thought it was such a pity.
"The Bill asked me to come and do it. I said No right away. There seemed little chance of the show surviving. But my husband said perhaps Bill knew something I didn't know, like the word-of-mouth that was going around, so I started to think again." The happy ending has almost wiped out the pain she suffered with the West End failure three years ago of a musical she wrote herself, Someone Like You. "That really hurt but you have to put these things behind you. I learned one big lesson - not to compromise. Little by little I allowed it to slip away from me. Next time I'll know better and say my way is the right way. Just like Bill."
-London Evening Standard 1995

"'Blood Brothers' wipes me away, without fail, every time. Petula Clark is in thrilling vocal form. David Cassidy is a gutsy revelation."
-New York Newsday

"'Blood Brothers' is better than ever with David Cassidy and the incomparable Petula Clark. A Perfect marriage of performers and the parts they play."
-Associated Press

"One of the best. A musical of gripping, chilling power."
-The Newhouse News Service

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Evita (2008-05-UK Tour 3)

Type de série: UK Tour
Théâtre: UK Tour ( - Angleterre)
Durée : 3 ans 4 mois
Nombre :
Première Preview : Thursday 22 May 2008
Première : Tuesday 27 May 2008
Dernière : Saturday 24 September 2011
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright • Bob Tomson
Chorégraphie : Bill Deamer
Producteur :
Avec : Louise Dearman (Eva Peron), Seamus Cullen (Che), Mark Heenehan (Juan Peron), James Waud (Magaldi), Nikki Mae (Perón's Mistress)
Commentaires : Ce tour, suivant le revival de Londres en 2006, commença en 2008 avec Louise Dearman dans le rôle d’Evita (Rachael Wooding reprendra le rôle lors du tour) et Seamus Cullen (finaliste du show de la BBC show Any Dream Will Do) dans le rôle de Che.
La tournée en Grande-Bretagne s'est terminée à la fin 2009, mais a été reprise en mars 2010, puis une tournée dans toute l'Europe jusqu'en avril 2011. Elle a repris au Royaume-Uni et en Allemagne de mai à septembre 2011 avec cette fois Abigail Jaye comme Eva, Mark Powell comme Che et Mark Heenehan comme Perón.
Commentaires longs: Dates en Angleterre uniquement
PARTIE 1
22/5/08 to 7/6/08 - Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
9/6/08 to 21/6/08 - Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh
23/6/08 to 5/7/08 - Opera House, Manchester
7/7/08 to 19/7/08 - New Victoria Theatre, Woking
21/7/08 to 2/8/08 - Hippodrome, Bristol
18/8/08 to 30/8/08 - Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds
1/9/08 to 13/9/08 - King's Theatre, Glasgow
29/9/08 to 11/10/08 - Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes
13/10/08 to 25/10/08 - Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
27/10/08 to 8/11/08 - Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent
10/11/08 to 22/11/08 - New Theatre, Cardiff
23/12/08 to 10/1/09 - De Montfort Hall, Leicester
19/1/09 to 31/1/09 - Hull New Theatre, Hull
2/2/09 to 14/2/09 - Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton
30/3/09 to 11/4/09 - Grand Opera House, Belfast
13/4/09 to 25/4/09 - Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
11/5/09 to 23/5/09 - Theatre Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
8/6/09 to 20/6/09 - Theatre Royal, Norwich
22/6/09 to 4/7/09 - Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
7/7/09 to 18/7/09 - Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne
21/9/09 to 3/10/09 - Blackpool Grand Theatre, Blackpool
5/10/09 to 17/10/09 - Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham
19/10/09 to 31/10/09 - Empire Theatre, Sunderland
2/11/09 to 14/11/09 - Royal & Derngate, Northampton
16/11/09 to 28/11/09 - Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe
30/11/09 to 12/12/09 - Princess Theatre, Torquay
23/3/10 to 10/4/10 - Churchill Theatre, Bromley

PARTIE 2
6/9/10 to 18/9/10 - The Lowry, Salford
20/9/10 to 2/10/10 - New Wimbledon Theatre, Outer London
11/10/10 to 16/10/10 - Malvern Theatres, Malvern
18/10/10 to 30/10/10 - Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

PARTIE 3
2/5/11 to 14/5/11 - Theatre Royal, Bath
16/5/11 to 21/5/11 - New Victoria Theatre, Woking
23/5/11 to 28/5/11 - Opera House, Manchester
30/5/11 to 4/6/11 - Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh
6/6/11 to 11/6/11 - King's Theatre, Glasgow
20/6/11 to 25/6/11 - Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
27/6/11 to 2/7/11 - Hippodrome, Bristol
29/8/11 to 3/9/11 - His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
5/9/11 to 10/9/11 - Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
12/9/11 to 24/9/11 - Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

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Evita (2013-05-UK Tour 4)

Type de série: UK Tour
Théâtre: UK Tour ( - Angleterre)
Durée : 1 an 2 mois
Nombre :
Première Preview : Monday 13 May 2013
Première : Wednesday 15 May 2013
Dernière : Saturday 19 July 2014
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright • Bob Tomson
Chorégraphie : Bill Deamer
Producteur :
Avec : Madelena Alberto (Eva Perón), Marti Pellow (Ché), Mark Heenehan (Juan Perón), Nic Gibney (Magaldi), Sarah McNicholas (Perón's Mistress)
Commentaires : Une tournée, annoncée après le succès de la production de Broadway de 2012, a été produite par Bill Kenwright suite à une autorisation spéciale. Ouvrant le 15 mai 2013, au New Wimbledon Theatre, la production comprenait Marti Pellow de Wet Wet Wet comme Che. La tournée s’est terminée par 55 représentations au Dominion Theatre dans le West End en septembre/octobre 2014.
Commentaires longs: Dates de représentations:
15/5/13 au 18/5/13 - New Wimbledon Theatre, Outer London
20/5/13 au 1/6/13 - Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes
3/6/13 au 15/6/13 - King's Theatre, Glasgow
24/6/13 au 29/6/13 - Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
1/7/13 au 13/7/13 - Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
15/7/13 au 27/7/13 - Theatre Royal, Norwich
29/7/13 au 10/8/13 - The Lowry, Salford
19/8/13 au 31/8/13 - Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton
3/9/13 au 14/9/13 - Grand Opera House, Belfast
16/9/13 au 28/9/13 - Hall for Cornwall, Truro
30/9/13 au 5/10/13 - Grand Theatre, Swansea
7/10/13 au 12/10/13 - Hippodrome, Bristol
14/10/13 au 19/10/13 - Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
21/10/13 au 26/10/13 - Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent
30/10/13 au 9/11/13 - Broadway Peterborough, Peterborough
22/1/14 au 25/1/14 - New Theatre, Oxford
27/1/14 au 8/2/14 - Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh
10/2/14 au 15/2/14 - Bord Gais Energy Theatre (formerly Grand Canal Theatre), Dublin
17/2/14 au 22/2/14 - New Theatre, Cardiff
24/2/14 au 1/3/14 - Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
10/3/14 au 15/3/14 - Sands Centre, Carlisle
17/3/14 au 22/3/14 - Palace Theatre, Manchester
24/3/14 au 5/4/14 - Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
8/4/14 au 19/4/14 - Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham
21/4/14 au 26/4/14 - Hull New Theatre, Hull
28/4/14 au 3/5/14 - Venue Cymru (formally - North Wales Theatre), Llandudno
6/5/14 au 10/5/14 - Malvern Theatres, Malvern
12/5/14 au 17/5/14 - Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds
19/5/14 au 24/5/14 - Theatre Royal, Plymouth
27/5/14 au 31/5/14 - Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe
2/6/14 au 7/6/14 - The Orchard, Dartford
9/6/14 au 14/6/14 - Grand Opera House, York
16/6/14 au 21/6/14 - Empire Theatre, Sunderland
23/6/14 au 28/6/14 - New Victoria Theatre, Woking
30/6/14 au 5/7/14 - Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells
7/7/14 au 12/7/14 - Princess Theatre, Torquay
14/7/14 au 19/7/14 - Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

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Evita (2014-09-Dominion Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Dominion Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée : 1 mois 1 semaine
Nombre : 55 représentations
Première Preview : Tuesday 16 September 2014
Première : Monday 22 September 2014
Dernière : Saturday 01 November 2014
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright • Bob Tomson
Chorégraphie : Bill Deamer
Producteur :
Avec : Marti Pellow (Che), Madalena Alberto (Evita), Ben Forster (Magaldi), Matthew Cammelle (Peron), Sarah McNicholas, Michelle Pentecost, Amira Matthews, Olive Robinson, Verity Burgess, Gemma Atkins, Lizzie Ottley, Joe McCourt, Joe Maxwell, Joel Elferink, Ryan Pidgen, Anthony Ray, Chris Stoddart, Callum Fitzgerald, David Burilin, Stuart MacIver, Peter McPherson, Joseph Connor, Jamie Tyler, Christopher Palmer
Presse : "You may end up feeling that the show’s heart is in the right place – and that Evita’s was too. But it’s a close call." (Dominic Cavendish for The Telegraph)

"The music is brilliant as ever; it’s the bits in between the songs that are the problem. The actors’ over- blown gestures seem strained." (Emily Jupp for The Independent)

"If the show still works, it is largely because it boasts one of Lloyd Webber’s best, most tightly composed scores. It uses Latin American rhythms, military marches, and wistful ballads yet constantly returns to a key melodic phrase in the big number." (Michael Billington for The Guardian)

"Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright direct slickly, employing a large ensemble to give a sense of both the lighter and darker sides of Buenos Aires life. But the limited seven-week run is the best thing for this Evita." (Fiona Mountford for The Evening Standard)

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Evita (2017-08-Phoenix Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Phoenix Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée : 2 mois 1 semaine
Nombre :
Première Preview : Friday 28 July 2017
Première : Wednesday 02 August 2017
Dernière : Saturday 14 October 2017
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright • Bob Tomson
Chorégraphie : Bill Deamer
Producteur :
Avec : Emma Hatton (Eva Perón), Gian Marco Schiaretti (Che), Oscar Balmaseda, Sarah O’Connor, George Arvidson, Lewis Barnshaw, Jessica Ellen, Callum Fitzgerald, Kellie Gnauck, Dominic Adam Griffin, Joe McCourt, Jude Neill, Jordan Oliver, Chrissie Perkins, Oliver Slade, Matias Stegmann and Yuval Zoref

Version 9

Joseph … (1980-12-Vaudeville Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Vaudeville Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée : 2 mois 3 semaines
Nombre :
Première Preview : Inconnu
Première : Monday 15 December 1980
Dernière : Saturday 07 March 1981
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright
Chorégraphie : Henry Metcalf
Producteur :
Avec : Jess Conrad (Joseph), Peter Lawrence (Jacob/Potiphar), John Melvin (Benjamin), Mandy Demetriou (Potiphar’s Wife), Dave Mayberry (Pharaoh), Leo Andrew (Narrator), Roy Miles, Hugh Janes

Version 10

Joseph … (1981-12-Sadler's Wells Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Sadler's Wells (Londres - Angleterre)
Salle : Theatre
Durée :
Nombre : 90 représentations
Première Preview : Inconnu
Première : Wednesday 23 December 1981
Dernière : Inconnu
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright
Chorégraphie : Henry Metcalf
Producteur :
Avec : Jess Conrad (Joseph), Peter Lawrence (Jacob/Potiphar), John Melvin (Benjamin), Claire Peters (Potiphar’s Wife), Dave Mayberry (Pharaoh), Leo Keith Raymel (Narrator), Eric Danot, Ashley Heech, Mickie Driver

Version 11

Joseph … (2003-03-New London Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Gillian Lynne Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée : 2 ans 6 mois
Nombre : 872 représentations
Première Preview : Thursday 13 February 2003
Première : Monday 03 March 2003
Dernière : Monday 05 September 2005
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright
Chorégraphie : Henry Metcalf
Producteur :
Avec : Stephen Gately (Joseph), Vivienne Carlyle (Narrator), John Marques (Benjamin), Trevor Jary (Pharaoh), James Head, Kay Murphy, Russell Hicken, Philip Burrows
Commentaires : Tryout Dates: Empire Theatre [Liverpool] - 16/12/2002 - 11/1/2003
The seventh West End revival …

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Only the Lonely (1994-09-Piccadilly Theatre-London)

Type de série: Original
Théâtre: Piccadilly Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée : 1 an 2 semaines
Nombre :
Première Preview : Tuesday 27 September 1994
Première : Tuesday 27 September 1994
Dernière : Sunday 15 October 1995
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright • Ian Kellgren
Chorégraphie :
Producteur :
Avec : Larry Branson (Roy Orbison), James Carroll Jordan (Bobbie Blackburn), Stephen Tremblay (Wesley Orbison), Martin Glyn-Murray (Bruce Springsteen), Catherine Porter (Claudette, Mrs Orbison) Sophy Ackroyd , Paul Besterman, Shelley Blond, Rob Jarvis, Kevin Jones, Dave Mayberry, Anne Smith
Commentaires : Larry Branson bore an uncanny resemblance to Roy Orbison and had toured the USA for several years in a tribute show. In May 1995 the cast was joined by P. J. Proby with his own 15 minute spot, and the show underwent a few changes, being re-named “The Roy Orbison Story”. The show transferred to the Whitehall Theatre in October 1995 and finally closed on March 10th 1996.

Version 13

Robin, Prince of Sherwood (1993-02-Piccadilly Theatre-London)

Type de série: Original
Théâtre: Piccadilly Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée : 2 mois 3 semaines
Nombre : 109 représentations
Première Preview : Inconnu
Première : Wednesday 03 February 1993
Dernière : Sunday 02 May 1993
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright
Chorégraphie : Henry Metcalf
Producteur :
Avec : Mike Holoway {Robin Hood), Peter Howarth (Sheriff of Nottingham), Anne Smith (Morgana), Liz Cumick (Maid Marion), Peter Lawrence (Earl ofLoxley), Nicholas Pound (King Richard), Joe Connors (Guy of Gisbournme), Paul Collis, Steven Varnom, Adrian Beaumont, Alan Gear, Adam Bell, Ashley Heech
Commentaires : This show followed th appalling “Which Witch” into the Piccadilly, and the critics had a field day deciding which was the bigger disaster. Like the earlier Robin Hood flop, Lionel Barfs “Twang”, this was condemned as tacky panto, with “musical moments of heavily miked mediocrity … and with lyrics of sanctimonious unction”

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Roy Orbison Story (The) (1995-10-Whitehall Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Trafalgar Studios (Londres - Angleterre)
Salle : Studio 1
Durée : 4 mois 3 semaines
Nombre :
Première Preview : Thursday 19 October 1995
Première : Thursday 19 October 1995
Dernière : Sunday 10 March 1996
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright • Ian Kellgren
Chorégraphie :
Producteur :
Avec : Larry Branson (Roy Orbison), James Carroll Jordan (Bobbie Blackburn), Stephen Tremblay (Wesley Orbison), Martin Glyn-Murray (Bruce Springsteen), Catherine Porter (Claudette, Mrs Orbison) Sophy Ackroyd , Paul Besterman, Shelley Blond, Rob Jarvis, Kevin Jones, Dave Mayberry, Anne Smith
Commentaires : This show was transfered from Piccadilly Theatre.
Larry Branson bore an uncanny resemblance to Roy Orbison and had toured the USA for several years in a tribute show. In May 1995 the cast was joined by P. J. Proby with his own 15 minute spot, and the show underwent a few changes, being re-named from "Only the lonely" to “The Roy Orbison Story”.

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West Side Story (1973-07-Collegiate Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Bloomsbery Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée :
Nombre :
Première Preview : Tuesday 03 July 1973
Première : Tuesday 03 July 1973
Dernière : Inconnu
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright
Chorégraphie : Robert Arditti
Producteur :
Avec : Tony ... Jim Smilie / Maria ... Rosamund Shelley / Riff ... Roger Finch / Diesel ... Michael Howe / Bernardo ... Peter Daly / Anita ... Clovissa Newcombe
Commentaires longs: Cette production jouée au Collegiate Theatre (actuellement le Bloomsbury Theatre) est le passage à Londres d'un très long UK Tour issu de la version originale londonienne jouée au Her Majesty’s en décembre 1968.
Elle reviendra à Londres une nouvelle fois en 1974 au Shaftesbury Theatre

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West Side Story (1974-12-Shaftesbury Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Shaftesbury Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée :
Nombre :
Première Preview : Thursday 19 December 1974
Première : Thursday 19 December 1974
Dernière : Inconnu
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright
Chorégraphie : Roger Finch
Producteur :
Avec : Lionel Morton (Tony), Christiana Matthews (Maria), Roger Finch (Riff), John Alisdair (Diesel), Paul Hart (Bernardo), Petra Siniawski (Anita)
Commentaires : Il s'agit du premier spectacle présenté au Shaftesbury après l'effondrement du plafond le 20 juillet 1973 lors des représentations de 'Hair'.
Se joue jusqu'à l'été 1975.

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Whistle down the Wind (2001-xx-UK Tour 1)

Type de série: UK Tour
Théâtre: UK Tour ( - Angleterre)
Durée :
Nombre :
Première Preview : Inconnu
Première : Inconnu
Dernière : Inconnu
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright
Chorégraphie : Henry Metcalf
Producteur :
Commentaires longs: In 2001, Bill Kenwright produced and directed his own production of Whistle Down the Wind for a UK tour, starring Tim Rogers as The Man and Katie Rowley Jones as Swallow. He was granted a considerable amount of creative freedom as director, authorized by Andrew Lloyd Webber to make significant changes to the dramatic structure of the musical, including replacing the running parable of Annie and Charlie Christmas told to the children by The Man with a lighter-toned number called "The Gang" (lyrics by Don Black). This version was simpler in design and more focused on the human story than the spectacular visuals of the Aldwych production. The show toured the UK a number of times with several cast changes between 2001 to 2004.
Presse : “I was captivated by Whistle Down the Wind. The best musical production I have seen on stage. Simply superb… Go and see it.”
Sunderland Evening Chronicle

“Technically a miracle…vocally, the performers sound like Angels.”
Yorkshire Post, Bradford

“A show with immense heart.”
The Mail on Sunday, Glasgow

“A clutch of melodies crying out to be hummed all the way home.”
Keighley News, Bradford

“This high-quality production works like a charm and looks a treat. The big barn set is spectacular and the cast of principals and children are outstanding.”
Aberdeen Press and Journal

“Hugely entertaining with a gripping tear jerker of a finale that had the first night audience on their feet, cheering.”
Wolverhampton Adnews

“This rock musical spectacular kicked up an almighty storm thanks to catchy songs, strong performances and compelling story.”
Southampton Daily Echo

“It works triumphantly!”
Evening Herald, Plymouth

“Strong emotional scenes. Intense, satisfying, gripping drama.”
Edinburgh Theatre Guide

“A compelling stage show. A wonderful, romanticized, showcase. A Triumph!”
Liverpool Echo

“A winning formula keeps the audience enthralled.”
Leeds Weekly News

“With a talent-loaded cast and spectacular new staging it is even better than the West End version.”
Aberdeen Evening Express

“Absolutely sensational – catch it if you can – it will quite literally take your breath away!”
Woking Review

“An excellent cast, a brilliant set and superb musicians. This spectacular show whistled into Wolverhampton and made the Grand Theatre come alive.”
Wolverhampton Chronicle

“Make no mistake, this is a bona fide good night out!”
Edinburgh Evening News

“This show is fantastic. it is the most moving musical I have seen in a long time, so get your tickets now.”
South Shields Gazette

“It shouldn’t be a case of whistling down the wind, but shouting from the rooftops.”
Sunderland Echo

“Delightful strong performances that are ultimately very moving. Certainly a show worth catching.”
Liverpool Daily Post

“A cracking feel-good family show Oxford Mail No matter what they tell you. Go and see this Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman musical. It’s a treat.”
Liverpool Daily Post

“The show is alive and engaging… a stunning stage spectacle.”
Birmingham Evening Mail

“The musical manages to combine epic themes – love, redemption, forgiveness, racism – with intimate storytelling and a string of award-winning songs, including the Boyzone No 1 hit ‘No Matter What’.”
Eastbourne Herald

“One of Lloyd Webber’s most compelling scores. You will leave with a lump in your throat.”
The Journal, Sunderland

“The cast were faultless.”
South Wales Echo

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Whistle down the Wind (2006-03-Palace Theatre-London)

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Palace Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée : 4 mois 2 semaines
Nombre :
Première Preview : Wednesday 15 March 2006
Première : Monday 27 March 2006
Dernière : Saturday 12 August 2006
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright
Chorégraphie : Henry Metcalf
Producteur :
Avec : Tim Rodgers (The Man), Claire Marlowe (Swallow), Emma Hopkins / Henrietta Touquet (Brat), Laurence Belcher/Christopher Thomas (Poor Baby), Garrie Harvey (Amos), Debbie Korley (Candy), Chris Holland (Snake Preacher), Kevin Curtin (Sheriff), David Robbins (Minister), Michael Howard Smith (Boone)
Commentaires : This revival was a kind of “fill-in” following the early withdrawal of “The Woman in White”. It was produced on a smaller-scale than the original (in spite of being in a much bigger theatre). This new production was felt to be far less pretentious, simpler, stronger and more heartfelt than the original.
Commentaires longs: At the request of Lloyd Webber, Kenwright brought his production of Whistle Down the Wind to the Palace Theatre, London in March 2006, where it played a limited run until August, filling the gap between the closure of another Lloyd Webber musical, The Woman in White and the opening of the Monty Python musical Spamalot. Tim Rogers reprised his acclaimed performance of The Man, and Claire Marlowe, another veteran of the UK tour, reprised the role of Swallow. The critical opinion was mixed, ranging from Michael Billington's 2 star review in The Guardian to Benedict Nightingale's 4 star review in The Times, but virtually all of the national papers agreed that this version was an improvement on Gale Edwards's Aldwych production.

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Whistle down the Wind (2007-09-US Tour)

Type de série: US Tour
Théâtre: US Tour ( - Etats-Unis)
Durée :
Nombre :
Première Preview : Inconnu
Première : Inconnu
Dernière : Inconnu
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright
Chorégraphie : Henry Metcalf
Producteur :
Commentaires longs: A tour of Whistle Down the Wind in the US began in Houston, Texas, in September 2007, and ended in February 2008 in Norfolk, Virginia. Planned Los Angeles and San Francisco dates were cancelled.[7][8] The production was directed and produced by Bill Kenwright, who had expressed, in his promotional video for the US tour, his intention to take the show to Broadway.

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Whistle down the Wind (2010-01-UK Tour 2)

Type de série: UK Tour
Théâtre: UK Tour ( - Angleterre)
Durée : 6 mois
Nombre :
Première Preview : Wednesday 20 January 2010
Première : Wednesday 20 January 2010
Dernière : Saturday 24 July 2010
Mise en scène : Bill Kenwright
Chorégraphie : Henry Metcalf
Producteur :
Commentaires longs: A brand new production started at the Liverpool Empire on 20 January 2010 and moved onto venues including Bristol and Edinburgh. The production, the first in four years, is directed by Bill Kenwright, Musically Directed by David Steadman with choreography by Henry Metcalfe. The show is set to close in Woking on 24 July 2010 after a 6 month run.