Jodie’s got all of the technical ability: The second leg of the Calamity Jane tour led by Willcox had an inaugural 20—25 January engagement at the King’s Theatre Glasgow then played fifteen subsequent engagements to conclude with a 26 June – 20 September engagement – previewed from 12 June – at the Shaftesbury Theatre in Holborn , it having been announced in April that this production of Calamity Jane would have a limited-run summer engagement at the Shaftesbury thus marking the West End debut of any production of the Calamity Jane stage musical. A stunning little theatre in an equally stunning location. The earliest known theatrical credit of star mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins was in a school production of Calamity Jane at Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive when she was a student there circa , Jenkins playing the role of Katie. Reviewed July 29, Simply the most beautiful theatre in the UK if not the world! A very cosy theatre but an excellent show. She is quick on the trigger, friend of the chaps, teller of tales – and very vulnerable. Adding to the general delight is the truly gorgeous score by Sammy Fain music and Paul Francis Webster lyrics , blissfully heard unamplified.

World’s first degree recording of live theatre performance takes place in city”. A lovely place with lovely staff and an excellent production. Ask jkblue about The Watermill Theatre. Flights Holiday Rentals Restaurants Things to do. Then, as a welcome relief, she sang the lovely ‘My [sic] Secret Love’ straight in a surprisingly enchanting voice The attention to detail is impressive with lights in empty bean tin cans filling the auditorium. The production itself was cleverly staged with a small cast acting, singing and playing a variety of musical instruments.

We will probably go again as it was such good fun. From Shakespeare to pantomime, this venue excels. Reviewed 2 August Charming. Scene and Heard JoLitson.

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The stage musical version of Calamity Jane has enjoyed a prolific professional production history in the UK, a Sheffield Crucible production which previewed 27 July and opened 28 July being billed as “the British professional premiere of ‘Calamity Jane'”.

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Abridgements are shown in italics. In addition to the outstanding performances of the lead actors Jodie Prenger and Tom Listerthis was a real wategmill piece with a multi-talented cast and creative production ideas.

The earliest known theatrical credit of star mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins was in a school production of Calamity Jane at Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive when she was a student there circaJenkins playing the role of Katie.

Directed by Nikolai Foster, there’s nothing calamitous about this production. His rendition of Higher Than a Hawk is beautiful. Ask jkblue about The Watermill Theatre.

Ask Sallee about The Watermill Theatre. All reviews calamity jane pre show sweet charity talented cast bar and restaurant lovely location west berkshire unique experience front row beautiful grounds lovely staff production stage audience play slips shakespeare. The second leg of the Calamity Jane tour led by Willcox had an inaugural 20—25 January engagement at the King’s Theatre Glasgow then played fifteen subsequent engagements to conclude with a 26 June – 20 September engagement jabe previewed from 12 June – at the Shaftesbury Theatre in Holbornit having been announced in April jwne this production of Calamity Jane would have a limited-run summer engagement at the Shaftesbury thus marking the West End debut of any production of the Calamity Jane stage musical.

They do, and she wins the heart of every male in town including Calamity’s dashing love hope, Lt. Review tags are currently only available for English language reviews. TripAdvisor LLC is not responsible for content on external web sites. Vocally, she is in good form although ‘Secret Love’ is not the peak musical moment it could be, the long brilliant notes that make that song wonderful don’t get proper attention, but that is not to say Prenger does not get away with it”; “This production is a theatrical treat: All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips.

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Ask stepheng about The Watermill Theatre. Anthony Dunn is the vexed owner of the saloon, Henry Miller, who has booked the voluptuous Frances Fryer to perform, much to the enthusiasm of the locals. The low-falutin’ truth is that along with being outstandingly clever, ‘Calamity Jane’ is gut-bustingly funny and has an extraordinarily generous heart.

Crucially we cut out all the racism, the way the indigenous Native Americans are dealt with stereotypically. Calamity Jane ticks all the boxes.

Archived from the original PDF on This production of Calamity Jane greatly exceeded my expectations.

Calamity Jane on a stunning summers evening at the Watermillwhat could be bettersimply wonderful and a fantastic show. It is this vulnerability that Prenger captures so well, while at the same time belting out those wonderful numbers, no wonder that her career has blossomed since winning the part of Nancy in Andrew Loyd Webber’s Watrrmill End production of Oliver!

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But when she turns out to be a man owing to a misunderstanding in the spelling of the name, things turn nasty. Connecting professional and amateur theatre in Newbury, West Berkshire and beyond. TripAdvisor uses cookies to improve your site experience. We’d recommend staying for lunch in the restaurant, and factoring in time for a stroll through their gardens.

This was a most impressive performance from Prenger, at her best when belting out Deadwood Stage and Just Blew in from the Windy City but bringing pathos and emotion to Secret Love.

If you wagermill been there yet, you should book up today on-line.