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When Bowie’s Elephant Man wowed Broadway

on September 23, 2015


“He’s a broken man”


Thirty five years ago David Bowie triumphed on Broadway with his stunning performance in The Elephant Man at The Booth Theatre in New York.

Opening there on 23 September 1980, The Broadway run was preceded by presentations in Denver and Chicago with unanimous praise heaped upon Bowie for his portrayal of John Merrick.


29 July - 3 August 1980 Denver Centre of Performing Arts

5 August 1980 - 31 August 1980 Blackstone Theatre, Chicago

23 September 1980 - 3 January 1981 The Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St, New York


Sadly, it seems there is no complete record of the

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New Bowie music for THE LAST PANTHERS

on September 22, 2015


“Panthers are steaming, stalking, screaming”


David Bowie writes title track for THE LAST PANTHERS


David Bowie has recorded a brand new original song which will feature in the opening credits for the forthcoming European crime thriller, THE LAST PANTHERS. It is the first time the artist has contributed original music for film or television in twenty years. The track is the result of a meeting of minds between Bowie and the director of the series Johan Renck who met during the filming of the show.

Johan Renck comments:

“I was looking for one of the icons of my youth to write the music for

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Rolling Stone France sixteen-page cover feature

on September 18, 2015


“Je, Je me rapelle”


Rolling Stone France (October 2015 - #78) has published a 16-page cover feature in celebration of the David Bowie (Five Years 1969 – 1973) box set.

Articles include: Watch That Man!, L'Homme Qui Venait D'Ailleurs (The Man Who Fell To Earth), Bowie by Mick Rock, Ziggy In America and Bowie by Iggy.

Aside from the feature there’s also a full-page advert for the box set and five star review of it by Thomas Grimaud.

You can purchase the magazine here online.


#RSFR  #FiveYearsBox

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Bowie picture feature in new free NME

on September 18, 2015


“We've got five years, stuck on my eyes”


Following a short break in publication, NME magazine in the UK is back today (Friday) and it’s now free.

The new edition features a page regarding the pictorial content of the David Bowie (Five Years 1969 – 1973) box set due on September 25th.

The article also suggests you should check out this gallery of unseen Bowie pics

Find out where you can blag a free copy of the world’s favourite music weekly here.


#FreeNME  #FiveYearsBox

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NYTW announces full Lazarus cast

on September 17, 2015


“I never thought I'd need so many people”


The New York Theatre Workshop has announced full casting for its upcoming world-premiere production of Lazarus. Tony nominee Cristin Milioti (Once) and The Last Ship's Michael Esper will join the previously announced Michael C. Hall, star of TV’s Dexter and last seen on Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

The cast will also include Krystina Alabado (American Idiot), Sophia Anne Caruso (The Sound Of Music: Live), Nicholas Christopher (Whorl Inside A Loop), Lynn Craig (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Bobby Moreno (Year of the Rooster), Krista