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Barnum at the Theatre Royal, Norwich Review published in the Eastern Daily Press, 6 March 2015 Circus overflows with razzmatazz and spectacle. Musical theatre entertains, delights and stirs us through dance, drama, music and lavish laughter. If we add outstanding singing, quality choreography, production by showbiz maestro Cameron Mackintosh and starring roles from multitalented Brian Conley and Linzi Hateley, then we have a sure-fire smash hit, available until 14th March. Based on the life of irrepressible showman PT Barnum in the mid 1880s as he explored his dreams of mass entertainment, this traditional love musical combines jugglers, trapeze artists and clowns together with real personalities General Tom Thumb and Jenny Lind. The song catalogue includes gems like There Is a Sucker Born Ev’ry Minute; Thank God I’m Old, One Brick at a Time, Love Makes … Read entire article »

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