WHERE?: Online and available from 19 April to 4 May 2021
WHEN?: 24 April 2021
HOW?: Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield and Dukes Theatre, Lancaster production
RUNTIME: 73 minutes
Gurjeet Singh (pictured above) may be familiar from Channel 4’s school drama Ackley Bridge and here he plays struggling actor and vlogger Ernest/Jamil who is desperate to break into the world of acting success.
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The dearth of British writing about gay London life in the 80s when HIV and AIDS were so predominant was corrected by Channel 4’s magnificent It’s A Sin and is again addressed here in this 90-minute monologue with original music and songs.
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You won’t find a review of this musical on this site until now but 1 of Team monstagigz did see Cynthia Erivo’s Tony Award-winning role as Celie on Broadway in a production that had originated at south London’s Menier Chocolate Factory.
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RUNTIME: 135 minutes (including a 10-minute interval)
The Great Gatsby is a 1925 book by F.Scott Fitzgerald about the insubstantiality of the American Dream that has been made into a film four times starring most recently both Robert Redford and Leonardo DiCaprio in the titular role.
Read on for reasons including how this musical reimagines the story through the eyes of the object of Gatsby’s affection