Stage Mum by Lisa Gee

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Stage Mum by Lisa Gee

Post by wonderland » Thu Jul 29, 2010 2:17 pm

Hi all
I think there was a thread on this book a while back but I coudn't find it . I would mention it as it is about a girl who auditions for the sound of music and I thought some of the mum's and girls going to the sound of music tour auditions may particulary enjoy it.
I found it an easy read with humour lots of information about the realities of being involved but also I wasnt expecting was some researched and thought provoking questions relevant to the subject matter.

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Re: Stage Mum by Lisa Gee

Post by busybusybusy » Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:46 am

I think this review was lost when the site upgraded but can thoroughly recommend's a brilliant read :D
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Re: Stage Mum by Lisa Gee

Post by francescasmum » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:38 pm

I have just read this and found it very interesting - especially the number of call backs, changes to rehearsals, performances etc, no wonder they usually want them to live close by for these musicals if they re-arrange things at such short notice. I wonder if thiswas because it was the first run or is it like that for each run and the other shows that involve teams of children. I noticed that Adrainna, who was the Gretl who got all the publicity went on to play Cosette and more recently Matilda!

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