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Rozzi Rainbow

Member Since 21 Jan 2008
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#284728 Once London

Posted Rozzi Rainbow on 24 November 2013 - 09:37 PM

I finally got to see this earlier this month after being interested in it since it opened. I'm glad I went, I did enjoy it but I don't think I "got" it. I'm certainly not in any rush to see it again, and I wasn't in floods of tears at the end as I thought I might be. For me, it just didn't seem to have any storyline. I loved the concept of it though, and really enjoyed how it started, although I wasn't too sure when the pre-show became the actual show, and the people behind me seemed to think it was ok to talk through the pre-show as it hadn't actually started! And I really loved the music in it, very different to most musicals. I was very impressed with the cast all playing their own instruments, even more so when I was told they don't even have an MD - they just all gel together! I thought Jez was excellent playing his cello and dancing all at the same time - I used to play the cello at school and it was heavy enough just to play, let alone do anything else with it as well!


#272960 Three Phantoms

Posted Rozzi Rainbow on 21 July 2013 - 08:15 PM

I saw this in Darlington and really enjoyed it. I loved the setting of the stage, with this musicians in the middle, and enjoyed their song choices - it wasn't always the most well known songs from each show they sang. There was lots of interaction with the audience, with each Phantom telling stories of being in POTO. I didn't know all of the songs as some were from shows I haven't seen - sometimes they introduced them but other times they didn't, I would have liked to have known what some of the songs and shows were. The audience was very small, which I was really surprised at. A few years ago when I saw Beyond the Barricade there it was almost full, and I thought this show would have the same effect - hopefully their autumn shows will be busier coz I thought it was a great night out.


#261208 Rock Of Ages To Close & Move!

Posted Rozzi Rainbow on 07 April 2013 - 08:27 PM

View Postgeweena, on 04 April 2013 - 08:13 PM, said:

Ross Hunter also left mid way through the show - noticeably suffering from a bad throat :( One positive is that Tim Driesen has massively improved since I saw his first show as Drew last year!! His vocals are great.

Aww poor Ross having to go off mid show - did they have to stop the show while Tim got ready as Drew or was he already ready just in case? I always think that would be quite good seeing two different people in the same role in the same show, although never nice for the one who has to go off, and possibly a bit weird for the one who has to suddenly start mid show.

I'm glad you think Tim is great, I hope to see him as Drew soon.


#254893 9 To 5: The Musical

Posted Rozzi Rainbow on 16 February 2013 - 01:21 PM

I went last Saturday afternoon in York. I didn't know anything about the show before I went other than knowing the title track and seeing the cast perform on This Morning, which I really enjoyed. I didn't enjoy the show that much though, I thought the storyline was just too silly. I liked the music, and thought it was clever how Dolly Parton appeared in it. I would have liked to have seen Ben in it, so was a bit disappointed he had left by then, I liked how they showed the cast's names at the curtain call. Overall I am glad I went but won't be rushing to see it again.


#250243 Phantom Of The Opera ~ 2012, Uk Tour

Posted Rozzi Rainbow on 28 December 2012 - 03:19 PM

View Postmusicalover, on 21 December 2012 - 04:48 PM, said:

On a different note Simon Bailey, whom I think is one of the best Raoul's ever, has a new album out in which he sings duets with Ramin, Sabrina , and katie, and on which Hadley plays bass! The album is done as a tribute to Simon's late father, and Simon wrote 4 of the songs himself. It can be purchased at Dress Circle or at www.SimonBaileyonline.com.
It's quite reflective, and well worth the 12.99 fee.

I second this, I think it's an excellent album. Very moving, and a lovely thing for Simon to have done in tribute to his father.