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By Nat Paris On Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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The Nutcracker – Review

The Nutcracker, performed by the English National Ballet, brought an enchanting Christmassy atmosphere to the Liverpool Empire, through beautifully elegant dance numbers, enchanting scenery and a villain audiences More...

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By Nat Paris On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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The Nutcracker – Preview

The globally renowned English National Ballet return to the Liverpool Empire, with their beautiful take on the classic, festive ballet, The Nutcracker. Adapted from E.T.A Hoffman’s original fairy-tale, The Nutcracker More...

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By Nat Paris On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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Hairspray – review

Hairspray, returns to the Liverpool Empire as part of a nationwide tour, featuring famous faces including Mark Benton, Lucy Benjamin and Marcus Collins. Hairspray, based on the 1988 film of the same name, is set More...

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By Nat Paris On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Footloose – review

  LUST are midway through their run of the 80s classic musical at the Guild’s Stanley Theatre. Footloose follows the plight of Ren McCormack, who rebels against his conservative town’s ban on rock music More...

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By Nat Paris On Sunday, March 17th, 2013
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Footloose – preview

This week LUST undertake the 80s classic Footloose, a musical which depicts the plights of rebellious teenager Ren McCormack as he protests against the city council’s ruling to ban dancing and rock music. The More...

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By Nat Paris On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
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Phantom of the Opera – review

Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera comes to the Liverpool Empire as part of the production’s UK national tour. Phantom of the Opera, a widely renowned and popular More...

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By Nat Paris On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
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42nd Street – review

42nd Street, the Tony award-winning musical, began its five night run at the Liverpool Empire on Tuesday, running until Saturday 17 November. Originally a 1933 Warner Brothers film, 42nd Street was revived in the More...

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By Nat Paris On Thursday, November 8th, 2012
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The Sound of Music – review

Cast: Jessica Walters, Gareth Casey-Morris, Meryl Langford, Masie Eccleston-Tuohy, Faye Monk, Sophia Lawton, Arran Fearn. BOST’s (Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust) four night run of The Sound of Music comes More...

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By Nat Paris On Saturday, October 27th, 2012
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Best of BE Festival 2012 – Review

Cast: Antonin Descampe, Lievine Hulbert, Manuello Bonillo, Raquel Cruz, Santiago del Hoyo, Francisco Muela, Monica Almirall, Miquel Segovia and Albert Perez Hidalgo. The best of BE Festival (Birmingham European More...

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By Nat Paris On Friday, October 12th, 2012
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Dirty Dancing – review

Cast: Jill Winternitz, Paul-Michael Jones, Nicky Griffiths, Colin Charles, James Coombes, Stefan Menaul. Dirty Dancing comes to Liverpool Empire as part of its first national UK tour, following its successful five More...