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Monday, October 16, 2017

FIRST LOOK: The Bridge Theatre, London’s Newest Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo This past weekend Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr welcomed the first ever audience to The Bridge Theatre. London's newest theatre is situated on the river by Tower Bridge and …

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

REVIEW: Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein, Garrick Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Young Frankenstein is a zany, fun-filled, musical entertainment that will keep you laughing from start to finish. This post REVIEW: Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein, Garr…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Ball and Boe attempt world record to celebrate new album by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Two of the nation's favourite voices, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are setting themselves the ultimate challenge… to break a world record in celebration of their new albu…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

FIRST LOOK: Will Young and Louise Redknapp in Cabaret UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you Pamela Raith's great first look production images of Will Young and Louise Redknapp in Rufus Norris' acclaimed production of Kander and Ebb's Caba…

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FIRST LOOK: The cast of Nativity The Musical UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Take a look at these great photos from the forthcoming Nativity the musical UK tour starring Daniel Boys, Sarah Earnshaw and Simon Lipkin which starts at Birmingham Repertory…

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Cast announced for The Dark Room at Theatre503 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Theatre503 has announced casting for its upcoming UK premiere production of The Dark Room which will be presented from 8 November to 2 December 2017. The Dark Room takes a so…

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Bare cast reunites for charity performance at The Other Palace by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo On Sunday 15 October 2017, Paul Taylor-Mills reunites members of the original London company of Bare the musical for a special one night only concert presentation of the show…

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

FIRST LOOK: The Seagull at Lyric Hammersmith by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you these great first look production images by Tristram Kenton of The Seagull at Lyric Hammersmith. The production runs until 4 November 2017. Chekho…

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Pinocchio rehearsals start at the National Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Rehearsals have begun for a new production of Pinocchio at the National Theatre directed by John Tiffany nased on the Walt Disney film. This post Pinocchio rehearsals start a…

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Casting Announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The producers of the limited London season of Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae's new musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie have announced casting. John McCrea will retur…

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Girl From The North Country Transfers to Noel Coward Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Old Vic has announced that due to phenomenal demand, their sell-out production of Bob Dylan and Conor McPherson's Girl From The North Country will transfer to the Noel Co…

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Casting announced for UK Tour of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo New Adventures have today announced casting for the upcoming UK tour of Matthew Bourne's Cinderella which opens at Sadler's Wells on 9 December 2017. Fresh from their triumph…

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FIRST LOOK: The Toxic Avenger Musical at Arts Theatre London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following a sell out season at London's Southwark Playhouse and an acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe, The Toxic Avenger the Musical comes to the Arts Theatre for a limite…

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

REVIEW: The Addams Family, New Victoria Theatre Woking ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The writers, creatives and cast of The Addams Family have created something that I could easily re-visit several times and be sure of finding more on each visit. This post RE…

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Wicked UK Tour Cast Announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The producers of the upcoming Wicked UK tour have announced casting for the tour which starts at the Bristol Hippodrome on 31 January 2018. This post Wicked UK Tour Cast Anno…

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The Cher Show Announces 2018 Broadway Opening at Neil Simon Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Cher Show, a new musical based on the life and six-decade career of the iconic performer will open on Broadway in Fall 2018 after a Chicago preview. This post The Cher Sh…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wicked releases new character portraits as it celebrates 12 years in London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Wicked the musical celebrates 12 years at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre today and in celebration of this birthday producers have released stunning new principal cast portr…

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FIRST LOOK: Duet For One UK Tour Images by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you these first look production images for the Duet for One UK Tour which is now playing at Birmingham Repertory Theatre This post FIRST LOOK: Duet Fo…

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Casting announced for Strangers On A Train UK Tour 2018 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for the Strangers On A Train UK Tour 2018 which starts in Brighton in January 2018. John Middleton (Emmerdale) plays Detective Arthur Gerard, Coron…

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Patti LuPone and Rosalie Craig to star in reimagined Company by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Marianne Elliott will direct a new production of Company, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's award-winning musical at the Gielgud Theatre from 26 September 2018 for a limite…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Jennifer Saunders joins cast of Lady Windemere’s Fan at Vaudeville Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Jennifer Saunders is to play the Duchess of Berwick in Kathy Burke's eagerly anticipated production of Oscar Wilde's Lady Windemere's Fan This post Jennifer Saunders joins ca…

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Cast announced for Arthur Miller’s All My Sons at Nottingham Playhouse by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Nottingham Playhouse has announced the cast for their upcoming production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons which will be directed by Fiona Buffini. All My Sons is a gripping an…

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Milly Thomas’ Dust transfers to Soho Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following a sell-out run at this years Edinburgh Fringe, Milly Thomas' award-winning play Dust is to transfer to Soho Theatre from 20 February to 17 March 2018. Directed by S…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

FIRST LOOK: Ria Jones and Danny Mac in Sunset Boulevard UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you Manuel Harlan's great first look production photos from the current tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical Sunset Boulevard. This new…

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Theatrical chills assured at Brighton Horrorfest 2017 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following last year's successful festival, Brighton Horrorfest 2017 will have even more frights in store for the nights leading up to Halloween. This year's festival will fea…

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

FIRST LOOK: Legally Blonde UK Tour starring Lucie Jones by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo OMG you guys!! Take a look at these great production photos by Robert Workman of the new tour of Legally Blonde the musical starring Rita Simons as Paulette, Lucie Jones as E…

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Strangers In Between and La Boheme transfer to Trafalgar Studios by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo As the King's Head Theatre prepares for its move to a new purpose built theatre space in Islington Square, they have announced that their sell-out productions of Puccini's La…

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Cast announced for The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe at West Yorkshire Playhouse by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting was today announced for a major new production of C S Lewis's The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe which will play at West Yorkshire Playhouse this Christmas. This ne…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Casting announced for world premiere of The Exorcist by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producer Bill Kenwright has announced casting for the world premiere of The Exorcist which opens at The Phoenix Theatre from 20 October 2017 for a limited season. Jenny Seagr…

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Top Hat comes to Upstairs at the Gatehouse by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Ovation Productions are to present the London fringe premiere of Top Hat the musical at Upstairs at the Gatehouse from 13 December 2017 to 28 January 2018. Featuring Irving B…

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Full casting announced for Nativity the musical UK tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Full casting has been announced today for the upcoming tour of Nativity the musical which has its World Premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre this October. Listen to songs…

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