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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Do you have what it takes to be one of Six’s Queens? by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producers of the worldwide musical sensation Six are seeking help from all of the show's fans in Quuendom in creating a very special video. This post Do you have what it take…

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Baby Reindeer and The Shark Is Broken are postponed by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Baby Reindeer and The Shark Is Broken will no longer be presented at the Ambassador's Theatre, London and are seeking to reschedule later in the year. This post Baby Reindeer…

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Nick Hern Books launches new virtual reading group by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Theatre publishers Nick Hern Books have launched The NHB Playgroup, a new initiative offering one free play each week to read and discuss, plus a Q&A with the writ…

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Only The Brave, new British musical to be streamed for free by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo New British musical Only The Brave is now available to watch online for free. The musical stars Caroline Sheen and David Thaxton. This post Only The Brave, new British musica…

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Mercury Theatre Colchester launch online programming by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Mercury Theatre, Colchester this week launched their new online programme of work, Mercury Online, offering digitally accessible activities to entertain and engage all ages T…

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Showstopper Of The Day – The Greatest Musical Theatre Numbers by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Showstopper Of The Day was launched in response to home isolation during the COVID-19 period. This is the complete list and videos. This post Showstopper Of The Day – The G…

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The Band musical UK Tour 2020 – coming soon? by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Band musical UK Tour 2020 - Producer David Pugh is dropping some major hints that the musical by Tim Firth featuring the music of Take That may be coming back This post T…

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Opera North’s The Ring Cycle to be streamed online by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Acclaimed company Opera North has decided to outdo everyone else on the streaming front by streaming the entirety of Wagner's Ring Cycle online. This post Opera North’s The…

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Hairspray London announces rescheduled performance dates by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Hairspray London is re-scheduling its season dates at the London Coliseum from 1 September 2020 for 10 weeks only. This post Hairspray London announces rescheduled performanc…

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Marisha Wallace By Request – She Used To Be Mine from Waitress by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Marisha Wallace is using her lockdown to sing some of the most amazing musical theatre showstunes By Request. This post Marisha Wallace By Request – She Used To Be Mine fr…

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

New British musical Identical by Stiles and Drewe is postponed by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The World premiere of the new Stiles and Drewe musical Identical based on the novel The Parent Trap has been postponed for a year. This post New British musical Identical by …

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Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals online for free by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals online for free from tomorrow on The Shows Must Go On, a new channel on YouTube. First up Go Go Joseph! This post Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber…

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Philip Ridley to premiere The Beast Will Rise a series of online monologues by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Beast Will Rise is Philip Ridley's response to the current crisis. This unique online collection of monologues will be presented weekly from 2 April. This post Philip Rid…

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Edinburgh’s August Festivals Will Not Take Place in 2020 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo An announcement has been made that ALL of Edinburgh's August Festivals have been cancelled this year due to the extraordinary series of events worldwide. This post Edinburgh…

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Mercury Theatre Colchester and Weinberger to hold new writing competition by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Mercury Theatre Colchester are to join forces again with Weinberger Publishing to present this year's Mercury Monologues. This post Mercury Theatre Colchester and Weinbe…

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Watch The West End Phantom Of The Opera perform virtually alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo It takes a lot to keep the West End's magnificent musicians down and yesterday a technical miracle bought the Phantom Of The Opera Orchestra back together virtually to perfor…

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Evita at the Barbican Theatre cancelled as venue remains closed. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita at the Barbican Theatre has been cancelled. This post Evita at the Barbican Theatre …

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

All-star video of Bring Him Home released in support of the NHS by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Barricade Boys and special guests have released a video of Bring Him Home from the hit-musical Les Miserables in support of the NHS introduced by Holly Willoughby and Phi…

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Musicals inspired COVID-19 parodies – watch them online here by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following the Wicked parody inspired by COVID-19 it would seem that others stuck at home have busy so we've decided to post some of the videos that have been drawn to our att…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Gina Naomi Baez and Christina Bianco release Wicked parody – What is this Quarantine? by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo With performers and creatives at a lose end they just can't help but to entertain us. Gina Naomi Baez and Christina Bianco have released Wicked parody. This post Gina Naomi B…

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National Theatre Productions to stream free via You Tube by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The National Theatre has joined the growing number of theatres around the UK streaming some of their productions whilst their venue is temporarily closed through a new initia…

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Cirque Du Soleil launch online platform for home viewing by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Cirque Du Soleil have announced that you can now watch special content from the comfort of your own home with CirqueConnect. This post Cirque Du Soleil launch online platform…

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Tony Awards 2020 put on hold due to Broadway shutdown by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Organisers of the Tony Awards 2020 have announced that this year's awards have been officially postponed in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic which has shut down Broadway. Th…

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Jason Robert Brown to select winning song in global hunt for A Song For OUr Time by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Announcing a global search on World Theatre Day for composers to write ‘A Song for our Time’ in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This post Jason Robert Brown to select …

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The Habit of Art and The Croft to stream on 26-27 March by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Original Theatre Company are to stream filmed performances of their productions of Alan Bennett's The Habit of Art and Ali Mille's The Craft on 26-27 March. This post The Hab…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

West End Live 2020 has been postponed due to Covid 19 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo West End Live 2020 has become the latest victim of Covid 19 as the Westminster City Council and Society Of London Theatres announce its postponement. This post West End Live …

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Lloyd Webber and Sondheim sing each other Happy Birthday by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim sing Happy Birthday to each other on the Rosie O'Donnell Show yesterday This post Lloyd Webber and Sondheim sing each other Hap…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

Victoria Hamilton-Barritt cast as Stepmother in Lloyd-Webber’s Cinderella by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Victoria Hamilton-Barritt has been cast as Cinderella's stepmother in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical Cinderella. This post Victoria Hamilton-Barritt cast as Stepmother in …

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Broadway revival of Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf has closed by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The 2020 Broadway revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf starring Laurie Metcalf and Rupert Everett has closed. This post Broadway revival of Who’s Afraid…

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Eugenius is a streaming hit raising over £11,000 for Acting For Others by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo British musical Eugenius was a streaming hit last night as musical theatre fans at home tuned in to watch and raise over £11,000 for Acting For Others. This post Eugenius is…

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Hampstead theatre to stream I and You free from 23 – 29 March by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Hampstead Theatre are to stream their hit production of I and You, starring Maisie Williams and Zach Wyatt, for free from Monday 23 - Sunday 29 March 2020. This post Hampstea…

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