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Friday, January 19, 2018

Win tickets to the Olivier Awards 2018 with Mastercard by Robin Johnson

If you're a Mastercard cardholder, you could win the chance to attend the Olivier Awards 2018 with Mastercard ceremony and enjoy a VIP experience. The post Win tickets to the Olivier Awards …

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Social takeover: Strangers In Between by Robin Johnson

Award-winning playwright Tommy Murphy’s slice of Aussie life, Strangers In Between, has returned to the West End - taking an unflinching look at the highs and lows of growing up gay in mod…

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New Frank Sinatra musical headed All The Way to West End by Robin Johnson

Producers have announced that Emmy Award-winning writer Danny Strong has been commissioned to write the book for a highly anticipated new musical based on the life of the legendary singer an…

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Wicked to bewitch audiences into 2019 by Robin Johnson

Ever-popular musical Wicked, the 7th longest-running show currently playing in the West End, is now booking at the Apollo Victoria Theatre until Saturday 24 May 2019. The post Wicked to bewi…

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Ruthie Ann Miles reprises Tony-winning role in The King And I by Robin Johnson

Acclaimed actress Ruthie Ann Miles will reprise her Tony Award-winning role of Lady Thiang in the West End transfer of The King And I this summer. The post Ruthie Ann Miles reprises Tony-win…

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Public tickets released for Olivier Awards 2018 with Mastercard by Robin Johnson

Be inspired by theatre's biggest night; tickets are now on sale for the Olivier Awards 2018 with Mastercard ceremony on Sunday 8 April. The post Public tickets released for Olivier Awards 2…

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

National Theatre announces starry Lehman Brothers cast by Robin Johnson

The multi award-winning actors Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale will portray the Lehman brothers in Stefano Massini’s forthcoming epic The Lehman Trilogy. The post National T…

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All Or Nothing – The Mod Musical announces full casting by Robin Johnson

Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of the critically acclaimed All Or Nothing - The Mod Musical, based on the story of revolutionary band Small Faces. The post All Or …

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In rehearsal: Long Day’s Journey Into Night by Robin Johnson

A masterpiece work delivered by a masterful cast: Long Day's Journey Into Night rehearsals are well underway for the acclaimed production's West End transfer, and it's looking terrific. The …

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Good Girl transfers to Trafalgar Studios 2 by Robin Johnson

Naomi Sheldon’s award-winning debut play Good Girl, which explores the trials of a girl growing up in the 90s, will transfer to Trafalgar Studios 2 this March. The post Good Girl transfers…

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Maly Drama Theatre of St Petersburg make West End return by Robin Johnson

For the first time in over a decade, the acclaimed European ensemble Maly Drama Theatre of St. Petersburg will return to the West End in May, performing a limited season of two plays. The po…

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The London theatre guide to Lumiere London by Robin Johnson

This weekend, Lumiere London, the festival of light, returns for 2018; check out our list of must-visit installations, accompanied by must-see shows nearby. The post The London theatre guide…

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Kinky Boots celebrates 1000 shows and 1 million theatregoers by Robin Johnson

Kinky Boots are this week celebrating 1000 West End performances (as of tonight, Monday 15 January), 1,000,000 West End customers, and a new booking period until Saturday 30 June 2018. The p…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Everything you need to know about Disney’s The Lion King in London by Robin Johnson

Disney’s The Lion King is a multi-award-winning musical based on the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name. Have you seen the Pride of the West End yet? The post Everything you need …

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Opening Night Video: Girl From The North Country by Robin Johnson

It's the stunning play of hope, heartbreak and soul that's already captured the hearts and minds of London audiences - take a look at Girl From The North Country opening night. The post O…

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in the West End until October by Robin Johnson

West End theatregoers will find that Everybody's Talking About Jamie for even longer this year, with the news that the feelgood and fabulous new musical has opened up a new booking period u…

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Full casting revealed for The Lieutenant Of Inishmore by Robin Johnson

Michael Grandage Company have announced full casting for their upcoming production of Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant Of Inishmore, which will star Poldark's Aidan Turner as the deranged te…

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Cuba Gooding Jr to star in Chicago’s West End return by Robin Johnson

Academy Award-winner Cuba Gooding Jr will make his British stage debut as wily lawyer Billy Flynn in the West End return of Chicago this summer. The post Cuba Gooding Jr to star in Chicago&#…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

In rehearsal: Eugenius! by Robin Johnson

What better place to stage the first full run of electrifying new musical Eugenius! than the home of new musical theatre, The Other Palace? The post In rehearsal: Eugenius! appeared first …

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New Year, New You: Reasons to see a show in January by Robin Johnson

From helping to get your heart pumping, to helping to bring people together, the benefits of seeing a London show can be surprisingly varied The post New Year, New You: Reasons to see a show…

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Vanessa Redgrave to lead Young Vic’s The Inheritance by Robin Johnson

Esteemed actress Vanessa Redgrave will lead the cast of the Young Vic's world premiere production of The Inheritance this Spring, in a cast which also features Tony Award-winner John Benjami…

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Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham to depart Donmar Warehouse by Robin Johnson

The Donmar Warehouse has today announced that Josie Rourke is to step down in 2019, after eight years as Artistic Director, and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham will leave in June 2018. The …

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Theatre Royal Stratford East hosts Stronger Than Fear Festival by Robin Johnson

Theatre Royal Stratford East's space Gerry's will host a festival showcasing work focusing on the current state of affairs in the world in February. The post Theatre Royal Stratford East ho…

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Oliviers return to Royal Albert Hall; Nominate your Be Inspired Champion by Robin Johnson

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard, the UK’s most prestigious stage honours, have shared the first details of the 2018 ceremony, which will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 8…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Society of Ticket Agents & Retailers celebrates 20th anniversary by Robin Johnson

The Society of Ticket Agents & Retailers (STAR) is this week celebrating its 20th anniversary by highlighting the importance of its work in the industry. The post Society of Ticket Agen…

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In rehearsal: Mary Stuart by Robin Johnson

Two queens: one in power, one in prison, and they've quite the remarkable story to tell. So with preparations for the forthcoming West End transfer of the Almeida Theatre's acclaimed product…

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Monday, January 8, 2018

The Grinning Man extends West End run by Robin Johnson

Smash-hit new musical The Grinning Man has today announced a new booking period at Trafalgar Studios, and is now booking until 14 April 2018. The post The Grinning Man extends West End run a…

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An American In Paris confirms cinema screenings by Robin Johnson

Highly acclaimed musical An American In Paris, which this weekend concluded its run at the Dominion Theatre, will spring into cinemas worldwide on 16 May 2018. The post An American In Paris …

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Saved By The Bell parody musical transfers to Other Palace by Robin Johnson

Teenagers of the 90s, rejoice: a new musical parody based on the popular TV comedy Saved By The Bell will makes its UK debut at The Other Palace in March. The post Saved By The Bell parody m…

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Mark Rylance returns to Globe in Michelle Terry’s inaugural season by Robin Johnson

Sir Mark Rylance will return to Shakespeare's Globe this summer to play Iago in Othello, as part of newly-appointed Artistic Director Michelle Terry's inaugural 2018 season. The post Mark Ry…

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Vicky Featherstone heads up The Stage 100 list 2018 by Robin Johnson

Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone has shot to the top of The Stage 100 list in 2018, the newspaper’s annual guide to the most influential figures working in the theatre and…

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