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Rooster Byron

Member Since 04 Dec 2011
Offline Last Active Mar 29 2014 01:54 PM
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#298611 Hugh Jackman Sings Wolverine The Musical

Posted Rooster Byron on 29 March 2014 - 01:55 PM

I enjoyed this Les Mis parody from Hugh Jackman




#260013 Viva Forever!

Posted Rooster Byron on 26 March 2013 - 01:43 PM

It only had no noms because the judges couldn't get in to see it... we all know the truth of the matter is it's sold out till July.... :) :)


#256236 X Factor The Musical To The Palladium

Posted Rooster Byron on 26 February 2013 - 02:20 PM

It'll be in the Piccadilly, Gielgud and Palace. You have to follow the band half way through the first act, again in the interval then halfway through the next act.


#253858 Lift: The Musical

Posted Rooster Byron on 06 February 2013 - 08:39 AM

Craftymiss has got it spot on I think... I so wish it was made more obvious and more clear in the show as that story is interesting and clever, instead it's lost in a confused muddle and never breaks through to the surface.


#249969 Les Mis Movie

Posted Rooster Byron on 24 December 2012 - 02:24 PM

View PostDoogie Hoser, on 24 December 2012 - 02:17 PM, said:

I am relieved - and pardon my ignorant phrasing - but I am relieved to hear that marvellous swell of 'Bring Him Home' is preserved after the students are all killed.  In the musical, to me, the revolve of the barricade that occurs during that bridge, with Enjolras suspended there and Gavroche on the ground below him, is so moving.  I hope they treat it well on screen.  At least it suggests the moment is still there.

Just you wait till you see that moment in the film. You'll have tears rolling down your cheeks and then a massive smile will burst across your face.....


#244746 Blood Brothers Last Shows

Posted Rooster Byron on 10 November 2012 - 02:19 PM

Is anyone going to either of the last two shows? Hoping for some reports back


#243663 New Audiences

Posted Rooster Byron on 03 November 2012 - 01:02 PM

Some really good points there. I think there is still a 'fear' amongst people who don't attend the theatre regularly who might see it as expensive, exclusive, something you only do on a special occasion and get dressed up for. I treat the theatre like the cinema, visit at least once a week, more often when I can. Normally go straight from work in whatever t-shirt and jeans I've chucked on that day. I'll book in advance for certain things, then wait for reviews of others and book a week or two ahead. All of this is possible because I live in London. When living elsewhere I'd try make a visit a month, drive up, see a show return. It's a commitment both in time and money but it becomes a habit and therefore you do it.

If theatres can make you visiting a habit then you're more likely to do it more often. Grandage doing a deal on booking tickets for all the shows and great prices is an excellent example of this.


#243560 Whatsonstage.com Awards

Posted Rooster Byron on 02 November 2012 - 07:51 PM

Glad to see you've taken the feedback on board... much easier to nominate now. Thank you


#243327 The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

Posted Rooster Byron on 01 November 2012 - 10:58 AM

Well it's confirmed. The Apollo from March with Luke Treadaway heading up the cast