All stories by Douglas Mayo on BroadwayStars

Monday, January 15, 2018

Kinky Boots London celebrates 1000 performances by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The London cast of the award-winning musical Kinky Boots today celebrated its 1000th performance in the Adelphi Theatre and has now also received its 1,000,000th audience mem…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 05:57PM
Saturday, January 13, 2018

REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil OVO, Royal Albert Hall ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Douglas Mayo is dazzled by OVO by Cirque Du Soleil at the Royal Albert Hall as once again this talented company make it all look so easy. Cirque Du Soleil OVO Royal Albert Ha…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 04:18PM
Friday, January 12, 2018

Cuba Gooding Jr to play Billy Flynn in Chicago London Revival by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr will make his musical theatre debut and British stage debut as Billy Flynn in Kander and Ebb’s multi award-winning musical Chicago at Lond…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 04:02PM
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda makes small lyric tweaks to Hamilton London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo In the run-up to the London opening of Lin-Manuel Miranda's award-winning musical Hamilton, some cynics wondered if the musical based on early American history would translat…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 05:13PM

Stage adaptation of A Passage To India comes to Park Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Award-winning ensemble simple8 have reimagined one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century to bring E M Forster's A Passage To India to the stage. This co-production …

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 03:30PM

FIRST LOOK: Strangers In Between at Trafalgar Studios by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you these great first look production images by Scott Rylander of Tommy Murphy's play Strangers In Between which plays at Trafalgar Studios 2 from 12 …

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 09:25AM
Saturday, December 30, 2017

REVIEW: Dick Whittington, London Palladium ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Douglas Mayo reviews Dick Whittington starring Charlie Stemp, Julian Clary and Elaine Paige at the London Palladium. Book Now! This post REVIEW: Dick Whittington, London Pall…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 11:14AM
Friday, December 29, 2017

My 2017 Theatre Highlights – Douglas Mayo by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We asked our review team to nominate their 2017 theatre highlights. Douglas Mayo nominated his favourites. 42nd Street (Theatre Royal Drury Lane) Never did I ever think I wou…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 09:12AM
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Top Touring Shows of 2017 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Douglas Mayo nominates the top touring shows from 2017 and congratulates the teams of people who make these amazing shows travel the length and breadth of the UK each week. T…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 01:33PM

REVIEW: Must Close Saturday, The Decline and Fall Of The British Musical Flop ✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Must Close Saturday The Decline and Fall of the British Musical Flop by Adrian Wright Boydell Press 4 Stars ISBN: 9781783272358 Order a copy from Amazon.co.uk If like me you …

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 09:29AM

FIRST LOOK: Bananaman the musical at Southwark Playhouse by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Take a look at Pamela Raith's great first look production images from Bananaman the musical now playing at Southwark Playhouse. Bananaman began life in the Nutty comic in 198…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 06:05AM
Wednesday, December 27, 2017

West End musicals to look out for in 2018 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We're eagerly anticipating these fantastic West End musical which are heading our way in 2018. Have you booked your tickets? JANUARY Girl From The North Country Following a c…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 03:27PM

Hamilton celebrates London opening with Ham4Ham Brit Pop Tribute by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo To celebrate the London opening of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton the musical, this great video featuring Lin-Manuel, Alex Lacamoire, the orchestra and cast of Hamilton create…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 10:17AM

Rhys Ifans to star in Mood Music at Old Vic by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following his acclaimed performance in A Christmas Carol, Rhys Ifans is to star in the World Premiere of Joe Penhall's play Mood Music at The Old Vic in May. This post Rhys I…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 07:12AM
Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Chicago returns to London’s Phoenix Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following a five and a half year absence, Chicago the musical returns to London's West End as the show celebrates its 21st Anniversary. Now the longest-running American music…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 09:24AM
Sunday, December 24, 2017

REVIEW: Hamilton, Victoria Palace Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Lin-Manuel's Hamilton is nothing short of brilliant. It's intelligent, entertaining, and is bringing an entirely new audience to musical theatre. Believe the hype and book ti…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 11:10AM
Thursday, December 14, 2017

London Palladium Concerts – On Sale Now by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo As the home of variety, the London Palladium plays host to a wide variety of concerts each year. The following London Palladium Concerts are now on sale. This post London Pal…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 05:48AM
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

REVIEW: The Secret Seven, Storyhouse Chester ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Secret Seven is terrific entertainment for children and adults alike. A must-see over the festive period! This post REVIEW: The Secret Seven, Storyhouse Chester ✭✭✭…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 12:42PM
Sunday, December 10, 2017

Jim Broadbent stars in new Martin McDonagh play at Bridge Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Bridge Theatre is to premiere a new playA Very Very Very Dark Matter by Martin McDonagh next autumn with a cast led by Jim Broadbent. This post Jim Broadbent stars in new…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 11:31AM

National Theatre’s Beginning Recieves West End Transfer by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the National Theatre, David Eldridge's anti-romance Beginning will transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre This post National…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 06:07AM
Saturday, December 9, 2017

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Announce 2018 Season by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have announced details of their 2018 season, which includes As You Like It, Peter Pan, Dinosaur World Live, Little Shop Of Horrors and The Turn…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 02:39PM

FIRST LOOK: The Rat Pack takeover the Theatre Royal Haymarket by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Great First Look production photos from Betty Zapata of Garrett Phillips, David Hayes and Nigel Casey in The Rat Pack – Live From Las Vegas at the Theatre Royal Haymark…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 12:36PM
Friday, December 8, 2017

FIRST LOOK: Hamilton starts previews at the Victoria Palace Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Hamilton the musical is in previews at the Victoria Palace Theatre and Matthew Murphy has taken these great production images. Previews have started for the London production…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 08:29AM
Monday, December 4, 2017

REVIEW: Soul Holiday. Marisha Wallace Live, Charing Cross Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo It's a long way from Eggie White & London is all the richer for having this diva, no strike that, this dame in the West End. Marisha Wallace is A class act! This post REV…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 04:24PM

FIRST LOOK: Pinocchio at the National Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you these great production images by Manuel Harlan from the National Theatre's production of Pinocchio now in previews at the Lyttelton Theatre. Follo…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 10:47AM

Bat Out Of Hell to play Dominion Theatre London in 2018 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following critically acclaimed seasons in both Manchester and London in 2017, Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell – the Musical will be returning to London in 2018 with perf…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 08:13AM

FIRST LOOK: The Woman In White at Charing Cross Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Ahead of tonight's press night of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Woman In White at the Charing Cross Theatre we are pleased to bring you these great first look production images f…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 07:27AM
Sunday, December 3, 2017

Doodle – A comedy World War II musical comes to Waterloo East by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Doodle a new comedy World War 2 musical by Jonathan Kydd and Andy Street comes to Waterloo East Theatre in January 2018. Book Now! This post Doodle – A comedy World War…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 06:45AM
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Full casting announced for Girl From The North Country by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Full casting has been announced for Bob Dylan and Conor McPherson's musical Girl From The North Country which transfers to the Noel Coward Theatre. This post Full casting ann…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 09:15AM
Friday, December 1, 2017

Six The Musical announces Cast and Creatives by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producers have announced the cast and creatives for the December 2017 and January 2018 performances of Six the musical at the Arts Theatre, London. Six the musical written by…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 04:00PM
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Samantha Barks to star in Pretty Woman the musical on Broadway by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Samantha Barks is to star in the musical stage adaptation of the hit film Pretty Woman as Vivian when it opens on Broadway in 2018. This post Samantha Barks to star in Pretty…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 07:48AM

All that Chat

2017-2018 BROADWAY SEASON