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Dear Evan Hansen review - high-school musical captures agonies of youth

8 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Noël Coward theatre, London
Sam Tutty shines as the lonely student who fabricates a friendship with a dead boy, but this award-winning musical has plot holes This musical arrives from the US laden with honours - including six Tony awards and a Grammy - and you can see why. It captures the agonies of youth, allows the songs to grow out of the action and boasts a great role, here memorably taken by Sam Tutty, for its lead actor. I admired the show without lapsing into unqualified rapture. It starts with the advantage of a book by Steven Levenson - co-creator of the TV series Fosse/Verdon...
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Dear Evan Hansen London review: Sam Tutty shines in bold Broadway musical export that mines new terrain

8 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard


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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under...

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