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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Dick Van Dyke helps celebrate Disneyland’s 60th Birthday by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo With Mary Poppins performing to sell out houses across the UK, we thought we’d bring you this great clip celebrating Disneyland’s 60th birthday and the magic that is…

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Beautiful – The Carole King Musical Celebrates First Birthday by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Beautiful – The Carole King Musical celebrated it’s first birthday last night at the Aldwych Theatre in London.  The birthday was also used as the occasion to mark …

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FLASH SALE: Save 60% or more on Guys And Dolls by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo BritishTheatre.com is pleased to announce our latest Flash Sale for Guys And Dolls in London. For news on other great Flash Sales and Offers please join our mailing list. Nathan…

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Billy Elliot Opens Tonight In Plymouth by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo The first UK and Ireland tour of Billy Elliot the Musical opens tonight at the Plymouth Theatre Royal. The show stars Matthew Lyons, Lewis Smallman, Haydn May and Adam Abbou as …

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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory To Close After Four Years by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Producers of the hit musical Charlie And The Chocolate Factory have announced that the production will close during it’s fourth year in London’s West End. The offici…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

First Look at Uzo Aduba in The Maids by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo In a luxurious bedroom, two maids fantasise about killing their employer, playing out dangerous and sadistic scenarios as they plan her violent death. An intense psychological t…

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Saturday, February 6, 2016

Newton Faulkner Heads Cast Of American Idiot On Tour by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo It has been announced that Newton Faulkner, the Double Platinum selling artist will join the cast of American Idiot, Green Day’s Tony Award-wining musical. Newton will tak…

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Rehearsal Images: Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo With performances of Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War Of The Worlds starting next week, BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you these images from the rehearsal r…

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Glee’s Amber Riley To Headline UK Premiere Of Dreamgirls by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo It was announced today thet Amber Riley will make her West End debut in the UK premiere of the Tony-Award winning Dreamgirls, which is to be presented at The Savoy Theatre from …

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Michael Crawford Returns To The West End In The Go-Between – On Sale Now by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Award-wining star Michael Crawford, remown for originating the role of the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom Of The Opera and beloved around the world for his r…

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Dominic Cooper to star in The Libertine at Theatre Royal Haymarket by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Dominic Cooper returns to the stage this year to play debauched 17th Century rake the Earl of Rochester in The Libertine. This sexually charged masterpiece by award-winning play…

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

War Horse UK Tour 2017 by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Following its record-breaking eight year run at the New London Theatre, the National Theatre have announced a tour of War Horse that will visit Canterbury, Bristol, Liverpool, O…

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Blood Brothers UK Tour by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to…

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

FIRST LOOK: Rehearsal Photos For The UK Tour Of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo We are pleased to bring you this first look inside the rehearsal studio for the UK and Ireland tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Chitty Chity Bang Bang has music and lyrics by Ri…

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New Cast Announced as Jersey Boys Celebrates 8th Birthday in London by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo From Tuesday 15 March, there will be four new Seasons joining the cast of Jersey Boys at the Piccadilly Theatre ahead of its 8th Anniversary on 18 March. This is the first time …

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Beautiful – Show Of The Month Offer by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Book a £42.50 seat and get a free upgrade to a seat worth £69.50. Long before she was Carole King, the chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with an extraordina…

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Hangmen Proves To Be Financial Success by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Producers  have revealed that Matthew Dunster’s production of Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen has recouped in under six weeks. The news comes as the production is announced the w…

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

REVIEW: Alright Bitches!, Above The Stag ✭✭✭✭ by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Director Andrew Beckett keeps the pace lively and ultimately makes Alright Bitches!, a sunny antidote to the bleak winter here in the UK. This post REVIEW: Alright Bitches!, Abo…

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Saturday, January 23, 2016

REVIEW: Shrek, New Wimbledon Theatre (UK Tour) ✭✭✭✭ by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Shrek is a great show for adults and children alike, but hurry it won’t be around for much longer. More’s the pity! This post REVIEW: Shrek, New Wimbledon Theatre (UK Tour) …

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The Lion King Tickets – No Booking Fee Offer by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you a NO BOOKING FEE offer when you purchase tickets to see Disney’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre. We paid a visit to the sho…

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Friday, January 22, 2016

REVIEW: The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo As the lights go down, and Rafiki begins summoning the animals to Pride Rock, it becomes obvious that Director Julie Taymor has created the greatest opening for any musical EVER…

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Hello Dolly! Broadway – The Divas That Didn’t Make It by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Hot on the heals of the news that Bette Midler will be headed back to Broadway in the role of Dolly Levi in a sparkling new production of Jerry Herman’s Hello Dolly! comes…

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

REVIEW: Daddy Long Legs, Off Broadway Cast Recording ✭✭✭✭ by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo I have had four listens to Daddy Long Legs as I write this review and find that I’m discovering more and more from this romantic comedy as I go along. This is surely a sign t…

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Meet Tyrone – Star Of Hand To God by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo We thought that BritishTheatre.com fans would love this wonderful introduction to new play Hand To God and it’s truth-telling sock puppet star Tyrone. Hand To God comes to…

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Monday, January 18, 2016

REVIEW: Be More Chill – Original Off Broadway Cast Recording ✭✭✭✭ by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Be More Chill is a show with some epic musical moments. Iconis has written some of the greatest pop musical theatre songs I’ve heard in a long time. Be More Chill is full of i…

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Cast Announced For Miss Atomic Bomb At St James Theatre by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Casting has been announced today for the new musical Miss Atomic Bomb. Welcome to Las Vegas in 1952, where every mushroom cloud has a silver lining and fallout is your friend. A…

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King Lear UK Tour 2016 by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo The Ambassador Theatre Group in association with the Royal and Derngate Theatre, Northampton will present a major new production of Shakepeare’s greatest tragedy King Lear…

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The Father Transfers To The Duke Of York’s Theatre For 5 Week Season by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Following successful runs at the Theatre Royal Bath, the Tricycle Theatre in London and a West End season at Wyndham’s Theatre, Florian Zeller’s Moliere award-winning play, …

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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Shaun Williamson Joins The Railway Children Cast by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo It has been announced that Shaun Williamson will join the cast of The Railway Children playing Mr Perks. This casting announcement comes as the show celebrates it’s first …

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Of Mice And Men UK Tour by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and The Birmingham Repertory Theatre are to present a new tour of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Two migrant farm workers held togethe…

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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Audra McDonald Brings Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill To West End by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Following an award-winning, sell out run on Broadway, Audtra McDonald will make her West End debut in Lady Day At Emerson's Bar And Grill playing jazz legend Billie Holliday. T…

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