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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

‘ALI’, A Musical About The Greatest Sports Superstar Of All Time, Is Being Developed For Broadway by Baz Bamigboye

EXCLUSIVE: ALI, a musical about civil rights leader and world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, who became a pivotal historical figure of the 20th century, transcending his sporting…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:55AM
Thursday, August 25, 2022

Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams With John Kander On New Broadway Musical Loosely Based On Martin Scorsese’s ‘New York, New York’; Susan Stroman Directi by Baz Bamigboye

EXCLUSIVE: Start spreading the news! A new musical loosely based on Martin Scorsese’s 1977 film New York, New York will begin performances on Broadway, theater to be announced, in March 20…

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:00AM
Sunday, July 10, 2022

‘Back To The Future’ Musical’s DeLorean Star Car Revs Up For Broadway Opening In 2023 by Baz Bamigboye

EXCLUSIVE: A gleaming, stainless steel DMC DeLorean is ready for its star turn in New York. Phantom of the Opera has its chandelier, while Miss. Saigon boasted a helicopter hovering into v…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:00PM
Friday, May 27, 2022

Broadway’s Felicia Boswell To Make Her West End Debut, Taking Over From Beverley Knight in Hit Musical ’The Drifters Girl’ by Baz Bamigboye

EXCLUSIVE: Broadway’s Felicia Boswell (Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert) will be making her West End debut this July when she takes over from Beverley Knight (Bodyguard Musical), th…

SOURCE: Deadline at 07:51AM
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

London West End’s Queen of Drama Sonia Friedman Is Conquering All The World’s Stages — Deadline Disruptors by Baz Bamigboye

When she was 23, Sonia Friedman was—to use her expression—thrown into a rehearsal room with Harold Pinter at London’s National Theatre. She was his deputy stage manager during producti…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:00PM
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical ‘Cinderella’ Sets June Close In London, Will Be Revamped For Broadway In 2023 by Baz Bamigboye

Composer and London theatre owner Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom of the Opera) informed cast and creatives Sunday that his Cinderella musical will close at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, Covent Ga…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:41PM
Monday, May 25, 2015

Eddie's hot date with Marilyn by Baz Bamigboye

After a marathon search, award-winning young actor Eddie Redmayne has won the starring role in a movie about the man who looked after Marilyn Monroe when she worked with Laurence Olivier.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 05:58PM

A monster double act for Danny Boyle's Frankenstein by Baz Bamigboye

Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle has come up with a radical vision for his stage version of Frankenstein by casting two stars - ­Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller - to play the mu…

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 05:58PM

Cor Blimey, it's Billie Doolittle by Baz Bamigboye

David Jason is being wooed to return to the West End stage with Angela Lansbury, Rupert Everett and Billie Piper.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 05:58PM

These Shylocks could be real money-spinners! by Baz Bamigboye

Patrick Stewart is returning to the Royal Shakespeare Company for his pound of flesh. The theatrical knight will star as Shylock in a new production of The Merchant Of Venice, which reunites…

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 05:58PM

Will Colin Firth get his Fair Lady at last? by Baz Bamigboye

Colin Firth will have to grow accustomed to Eliza Doolittle’s face in the new film version of My Fair Lady.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 05:58PM

Emma Watson swaps Hogwarts for Hollywood by Baz Bamigboye

The most expensive star Cameron Mackintosh has ever hired (we’re talking more than he paid Michael Crawford to play the Phantom) flew into London first-class from Melbourne yesterday.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 05:58PM

For Broadway star Daniel, it's a case of sofa, so good! by Baz Bamigboye

Daniel Radcliffe has shed his Harry Potter skin and evolved into a super Broadway song-and-dance man. Who knew he would be a wizard on his feet?

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 05:58PM

Shrek's put a smile back on my face by Baz Bamigboye

Amanda Holden’s heart may be aching, but her funny bone is clearly still in good shape.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 05:58PM
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Lloyd Webber stirs up an old scandal by Baz Bamigboye

Andrew Lloyd Webber will be bringing his new musical, set against the backdrop of scandal and betrayal in the Sixties, into the West End before the end of the year.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 06:03PM

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Bard leaves us wanting Moor by Baz Bamigboye

Previews have begun for Nicholas Hytner’s terrific Othello, with Adrian Lester as the Moor, giving the performance of his career, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 05:48PM
Thursday, November 17, 2011

You'll find Neverland in the West End Soon by Baz Bamigboye

A stage musical version of the film Finding Neverland, which starred Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, is being planned for the West End.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 09:07PM
Friday, July 22, 2011

Look Hugh's crooning now by Baz Bamigboye

Hugh Jackman is planning to give a series of concerts in London during breaks from starring in the film version of Les Miserables.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 12:35AM
Thursday, July 14, 2011

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: The tale of two lovers | Mail Online by Baz Bamigboye

There are great expectations for a film Ralph Fiennes will make about Charles Dickenss secret love affair.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 11:13PM
Friday, March 18, 2011

Lenny Henry is a farce to be reckoned with in Shakespeare role by Baz Bamigboye

Lenny Henry is laughing all the way to the National Theatre. The stand-up comic is following up on his triumph playing Shakespeare’s Othello by taking on the Bard’s The Comedy Of Errors.

SOURCE: Daily Mail at 06:08AM

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