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Friday, October 4, 2019

Here’s what the creators of the Bob Dylan stage musical learned about his songs along the way by Ben Rayner - Pop Music Critic

Conor McPherson and Simon Hale, the men behind Girl from the North Country, now in Toronto, came to appreciate his songs’ musical sturdiness — they’re ‘built like tanks’ — and th…

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Do you like Foreigner? You’re better off listening to the original songs than attending Jukebox Hero: The Musical by Ben Rayner - Pop Music Critic

The plot is linear and predictable, and most of the cast sang flat a good 60 or 70 per cent of the time during the musical’s world premiere, writes Ben Rayner.

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