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Jerry Springer makes Musical Sense - December 2002 The Evening Standard - By David Benedict - December 10th, 2002

Ever since Richard Eyre fulfilled Laurence Olivier’s dream by staging Guys and Dolls at the National Theatre in 1982, the venue has been bolstering its finances with splashy revivals of musicals. Vast casts, orchestras and design demands mean that they’re terrifyingly expensive to produce, but success spells box office. Audiences in the past two years…

Jerry Springer: Stage set for more outrage - December 2002 BBC.co.uk - By Bob Chaundy - December 6th, 2002

An opera based on the Jerry Springer talk show is to be staged at London’s Royal National Theatre. The man said by some to epitomise the lowest of low-brow now finds himself at the centre of one of the temples of high culture. Andrea wants to woo her ex-boyfriend Chuck by revealing to him, in…

London spot for festival hit - December 2002 The Scotsman - December 5th, 2002

AN OPERA based on the life of the talk show host Jerry Springer will be among the first productions at the Royal National Theatre in London under its new boss. The full production of Jerry Springer – The Opera will get its world première in April. The creators of the show were inundated with offers…

Hytner era opens with cult opera - December 2002 The Guardian - By Fiachra Gibbons - December 5th, 2002

National Bound: Wills Morgan and Lucy Stevens in the Battersea Arts production of Jerry Springer: The Opera. As a statement of intent, it could not be clearer. Just as soon as the last tuxedos are tucked away from Cole Porter’s gentle musical Anything Goes, an altogether less housetrained beast is going to be unleashed on…

Springer watches us watching him - August 2002 The Observer - By Vanessa Thorpe - August 25th, 2002

‘Everyone is always telling me I am going to hell. Now I’ve seen it,’ was the verdict of popular television’s biggest star, Jerry Springer, as he confronted an uncomfortable vision of his own fate on an Edinburgh stage yesterday. ‘Not many people get to see their future,’ he added. Springer made an unannounced visit to…

Jerry Springer: The Opera - August 2002 The Mail On Sunday - August 25th, 2002

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