TTA POLL: BAND/MUSIC
TTAke your time to pick
Please vote for your best-but-not-actually-the-best-more-a-subjective-view-of-a-number-of-respondents band/music. Congratulations to all those involved, whether you be musical directors, conductors or violinist number 3.
Tuesday 12th – Saturday 16th May 2015, ADC.
This show made us laugh and it made us cry. It received a solid 4.5 stars.
Musical Director: Joe Beighton; Assistant Musical Director: Claudia Grinnell
Broads on the Way
Monday 2nd March, Corpus Playroom
‘A comic show jam-packed with ludicrous parodies of well-known and loved musical numbers, bizarre satirical sketches and really strange dance moves!’
Musical Director: Ryan Rodrigues
Disney in Trinity
Saturday 2nd May, Trinity College Chapel
5 stars for a glitzy show the reviewer pined to see again.
Conductor: Ben Glassberg; Assistant Conductor: James Bartlett; Orchestrator: Simon Nathan, Declan Corr, James Bartlett, Paul Callender
Footlights Spring Revue 2015: A Whole Lot of Bother
Tuesday 24th February – Saturday 28th February, ADC.
‘The Footlights Spring Revue 2015 will see an old-school descent into the mad, mad world of variety shows and vaudeville loons’
Keyboard: Jago Thornton; Drums: Oliver Vibrans; Bass: Dave Bossanyi
Francis Bacon Opera
Wednesday 6th – Saturday 9th May 2015, ADC.
Unconventional yet inspiring, this opera received a strong 4 stars.
Musical Director: David Rice
CUADC/Footlights Pantomime 2014: The Emperor’s New Clothes
Wed 28 November – Sat 6 December 2014, ADC.
Despite it’s length, this show was funny and well performed gaining itself a three star review.
Musical Director: Ben Glassberg; Assistant Musical Director: James Bartlett, Benedict Kearns; Orchestrator: Paul Callender, Declan Corr, Simon Nathan
Wednesday 11th – Saturday 21st March 2015, ADC.
With a two week long run this show was described as ‘slick, well designed and well performed’.
Musical Director: Stephen Gage, James Bartlett; Sound Designer: Alan Egan
The Beauty Queen of Leenane – Tom Stebbing/Emily Collinson
Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rd May 2015
‘the cast excelled in the light hearted moments’ and gained the show 3 stars. Guitar/Vocals: Tom Stebbing; Vocals: Emily Collinson
’Tis Pity She’s a Whore
Tue 17th February 2015 – Sat 21st February 2015, ADC.
Described as ‘a slick performance from start to finish’, ‘Tis pity went the whole way, gaining a first.
Musical Director: Alex Maynard
UKIP the Musical
Thursday 26th- Friday 27th February 2015, Girton Old Hall.
Although this show lacks a review from the tab, it was certainly more popular than Farage; audiences were told to expect an ‘enjoyable if slightly surreal experience’.
Musical Director – Rory Copeland
Take your pick!