Thriller: Live – 2,000th performance

Last night, Steve and I went to the Lyric Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue to see Thriller: Live, which was celebrating the show’s 2000th West End performance.

It was not my first visit – as with my others, we were guests of the show’s PR company – but it was Steve’s. It’s always interesting to revisit a show with someone seeing it for the first time; all the more so with one that traverses Jackson’s career from the early 1970s onwards when your friend is 16 years younger than you, and for whom anything before Bad is a historical document rather than the soundtrack to one’s childhood.

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Thriller Live 1,000th performance, Lyric Theatre

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Okay, by my reckoning I’m about four blog posts behind in terms of theatre and/or drama CDs, so I’d better crack on…

Thanks to Kevin Wilson PR, I was invited to the celebratory 1,000th performance of Thriller Live at the Lyric Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue. I’ve never been before, and now having seen it, it solidifies my reasons why: it’s not a theatre show, but a series of tribute acts. Not my thing at all.

And yet, I couldn’t help but enjoy myself.

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Thriller Live 1,000th performance, Lyric Theatre3Scott Matthewman2011-07-27 12:43:05Okay, by my reckoning I’m about four blog posts behind in terms of theatre and/or drama CDs, so I’d better crack on…

Thanks to Kevin Wilson PR, I…