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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Watch West End Stars singing songs in contention for the Stiles and Drewe Prize by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo A video has been released featuring George Stiles and Anthony Drewe talking about The Stiles and Drewe Prize ahead of their free online event on 5 July. This post Watch West …

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre postpones panto until 2021 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has announced that it has postponed the 2020 Christmas Panto Cinderella until Christmas 2021 as a result of theatre closures. This post Wolverhamp…

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The Mousetrap to re-open at St Martin’s Theatre in October by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Agatha Christie is back! The Mousetrap is to re-open at the St Martin's Theatre, London on Friday 23 October 2020. Book Now! This post The Mousetrap to re-open at St Martin…

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Altar Boyz the musical announces Broadway cast reunion by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producer Ken Davenport has announced that cast members from the Broadway run of Off-Broadway musical Altar Boyz are having a virtual reunion on 9 July. This post Altar Boyz t…

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Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre looks at making 65 percent of staff redundant by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre has revealed today that up to 65% of staff at the theatre may face redundancy as a result of COVID-19. This post Manchester’s Royal Exch…

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Norwich Theatre Royal postpones 2020 Christmas Panto by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Norwich Theatre Royal has this morning announced that their 2020 Christmas Panto Dick Whittington and His Cat will be rescheduled to Christmas 2021. This post Norwich Theatre…

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Six the musical goes to The Drive In by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Electrifying musical phenomenon SIX by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss will become the first West End musical to resume performances across the U.K. with Utilita Live From The Driv…

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Lea Salonga accompanied by Seth Rudetsky sings Part Of My World by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Seth Rudetsky's LockDown Series presents a sparkling sampler from his concert with Lea Salonga as she sings Part Of Your World from The Little Mermaid. This post Lea Salonga …

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Oliver Dowden delivers UK Theatres a roadmap to oblivion by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden published the Government “roadmap to re-opening English theatres”. All we have is a bit of scribble, with no funding and no timings. This …

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Michael Ball Birthday Flashback – Memorable Moments by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Happy birthday Michael Ball - a quick retro flashback for fans to celebrate your birthday.  Our top Ball Blockbusters for your enjoyment. This post Michael Ball Birthday Fla…

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Hamilton debut on Disney Plus – What you need to know by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Lin-Manuel Miranda's blockbuster musical Hamilton is being released over a year early thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and here's what you need to know. This post Hamilton deb…

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Friday, June 26, 2020

The Da Vinci Code UK Tour 2021 – Live On Stage – Book Now by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Dan Brown's international bestseller The Da Vinci Code is now an epic stage thriller. The Da Vinci Code UK Tour launches in 2021 This post The Da Vinci Code UK Tour 2021 –…

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Hairspray at the London Coliseum rescheduled to play from April 2021 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Hairspray the musical starring Michael Ball will now play at the London Coliseum from 22 April 2021 due to theatre closure. This post Hairspray at the London Coliseum resched…

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Theatre Royal Plymouth confirms more than 100 jobs at risk by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Theatre Royal Plymouth has confirmed that more that 100 jobs are at risk as the theatre struggles to survive in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This post Theatre Royal…

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Josh Groban announces live streaming concert – Book Now by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Josh Groban has announced that he is live streaming an intimate live stream concert on Saturday 27 June at 9pm BST. Book Now! This post Josh Groban announces live streaming c…

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Cats in Quarantine – A tribute to Dame Gillian Lynne by Harry Francis by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Harry Francis has put together an amazing tribute to Dame Gillian Lynne - Cats in Quarantine featuring 333 cast members from productions of musical Cats This post Cats in Qua…

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The Prince Of Egypt extends run at Dominion Theatre until 2021 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Prince Of Egypt has re-opened ticket booking at the Dominion Theatre London from November 2020 until September 2021. Book Now! This post The Prince Of Egypt extends run a…

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Jason Manford UK Tour 2021 – Like Me tour tickets on sale by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Jason Manford UK Tour 2021 tickets now on sale. The Jason Manford Like Me stand up tour is coming to a theatre near you. Book Now! This post Jason Manford UK Tour 2021 – Li…

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber uses Palladium as COVID-19 test site by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Andrew Lloyd Webber is using the London Palladium as a test site to try out various COVID-19 prevention measures in the hope of getting theatres open again. This post Andrew …

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Is My Fair Lady headed to the London Coliseum in 2021? by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Rumours have begun to circulate that Bartlett Sher's production of Lerner and Loewe's musical My Fair Lady might be headed to the London Coliseum in 2021 This post Is My Fai…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

UK Premiere of Something Rotten postponed until 2021 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Birmingham Rep has announced that the UK premiere of the hilarious Broadway musical Something Rotten is being rescheduled until 2021. This post UK Premiere of Something R…

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Can You Hear The People Sing – 27 June Theatre March planned by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Can You Hear The People Sing - a response to the government's failure to act to save the UK Theatre industry is being planned in London on 27 June at 12pm This post Can You H…

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Diversity UK Tour 2021 – Connected – Now On Sale by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Diversity UK Tour 2021 announced. The new tour called Connected will the biggest UK tour for the group to date. This post Diversity UK Tour 2021 – Connected – Now On Sale…

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, Hamilton and Phantom will not return until 2021 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producer Cameron Mackintosh today announced that Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, The Phantom and Hamilton will not return to the West End until 2021. This post Les Miserables, …

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

TURN UP! to celebrate awareness of Black Lives Matter movement by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Black voices from across the West End, Broadway, activism, community leadership and beyond will unite to raise funds and awareness in support of the Black Lives Matter Moveme…

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Drama Desk Awards 2020 – Full List Of Winners by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Inheritance, A Strange Loop and Moulin Rouge are amongst the big winners at the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards held virtually on the weekend. This post Drama Desk Awards 2…

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Scottish stars release Beautiful City as a tribute to NHS and key workers by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Scottish stars of stage and screen release Beautiful City as a tribute to NHS and Key Workers. Take a look at the video nbow! This post Scottish stars release Beautiful City …

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Acting For Others raises over £600,000 for COVID-19 fund by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Theatrical charity Acting For Others has announced that over £600,000 has been raised across 14 member charities to support theatre workers affected by COVID-19. This post A…

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

Company Broadway Cast release an isolated performance of the title song. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The company of Company on Broadway released a track of the show's opener recorded in isolation. Watch this great track featuring the Company Broadway Cast. This post Company …

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Friday, June 12, 2020

Mercury Theatre and Perfect Pitch announce songwriting winners by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Mercury Theatre Colchester and Perfect Pitch have announced the winners of their songwriting contest launched by Tim Minchin This post Mercury Theatre and Perfect Pitch …

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Halls the musical – first listen to this new British musical by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo West End stars join for the online launch of Halls, a new British musical about uni freshers in their halls of residence. This post Halls the musical – first listen to this…

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