Phew I am exhausted already! Yes to get us off to a good start in the New Year we had Health & Fitness Week. See the playlist below:
The Wedding Singer presented by Brentwood Operatic Society at the Brentwood Theatre, week beginning 18 January. Tickets from 01277 225950.
Salad Days has just opened at the Riverside Studios, London.
Hutton & Shenfield Choral Society perform The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins on 12 March at Chelmsford Cathedral and are looking for extra performers age 18-30; see www.hscs.org.uk.
Finishing the Hat, the first volume of Stephen Sondheim’s collected lyrics ‘with attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes’ is published by Virgin (ISBN 9780753522585)
1. Fit as a Fiddle (by Arthur Freed, Al Hoffman and Al Goodhart, from Singin’ in the Rain)
2. There’s Nothing Like It (by David Shire and Richard Maltby Jr., from Closer Than Ever) 1989 original off-Broadway cast
3. The Snooker Song (by Mike Batt, from The Hunting of the Snark) Captain Sensible and John Hurt (narrator), from 1985 concept album
4. Out of Breath (by Julian Slade and Dorothy Reynolds, from Salad Days)1996 London revival cast
5. Pumping Iron (by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe, from Starlight Express) C Jay Ranger and 1992 ‘New Starlight Express’ London cast
6. Overture (by Richard Rodgers, from Allegro)Istropolis Philharmonic Orchestra (2009 studio recording)
7. Brand New Me (from Diet! The Musical) North Valley Playhouse cast
8. Bend and Snap (by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin, from Legally Blonde) 2007 original Broadway cast
9. Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab (by Gerard Alessandrini, from Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab) 2008 off-Broadway cast
10. I Sing the Body Electric (by Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford, from Fame! [1980 movie])
11. Nerves (by Marvin Hamlisch and Howard Ashman, from Smile) Howard Ashman, from Howard Sings Ashman
12. My Body (by Cy Coleman and Ira Gasman, from The Life) 1997 Broadway cast.
13. Button Up Your Overcoat by Ray Henderson & De Silva and Brown.
14. The Legend of Miss Baltimore Crabs from Hairspray Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. Original 2002 Broadway Cast Recording.
15. Young & Healthy from 42nd Street by Harry Warren & Al Dubin. Original Broadway Cast Recording.
See you next time