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Friday, July 26, 2019

Aisha Jawando is the West End’s new Tina Turner by Robin Johnson

Aisha Jawando is going to be taking the lead in Tina - The Tina Turner Musical from 8 October, with Nkeki Obi-Melekwe headed to the Broadway production. The post Aisha Jawando is the West En…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Theatre Tokens partners with Tesco to sell in stores UK-wide by Robin Johnson

Theatre Tokens have unveiled a new retail partnership with supermarket giant Tesco to sell national theatre gift vouchers in their stores. The post Theatre Tokens partners with Tesco to sell…

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They’re here – The Phantom Of The Opera cast changes! by Robin Johnson

Introducing Josh Piterman - your new Phantom Of The Opera himself! Josh will join the cast of the hit Andrew Lloyd Webber musical from this September. The post They’re here – The Phantom…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Éponine & Cosette cast for Les Mis concert by Robin Johnson

Full casting for the upcoming Les Misérables – The All-Star Staged Concert, the spectacular event set to open at the Gielgud Theatre. The post Éponine & Cosette cast for Les Mis con…

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Toby Stephens & Claire Skinner in West End revival of modern classic by Robin Johnson

Lost In Space star Toby Stephens and Outnumbered's Claire Skinner are reuniting in a West End revival of modern classic play, A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg. The post Toby Stephens & Clai…

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Paterson Joseph is The Old Vic’s new Scrooge by Robin Johnson

We hope Paterson Joseph likes "humbug"s, because the Peep Show and Green Wing star will play Ebenezer Scrooge in The Old Vic's much-loved A Christmas Carol. The post Paterson Joseph is The O…

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Lead casting revealed for The Prince Of Egypt musical by Robin Johnson

An epic new musical demands a starry cast, and The Prince Of Egypt today has announced lead casting that's sure to get more than just the sands shifting. The post Lead casting revealed for T…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Disney’s 2019 pop-up to feature The Lion King, Aladdin, Mary Poppins & Frozen by Robin Johnson

If this news doesn’t get your inner child giddy with joy, we don’t know what will. Disney’s smash-hit West End Summer Pop-Up is back this year! And it’ll contain incredible access to…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Theatre Quiz: Can you complete these lyrics with images? by Robin Johnson

Sometimes, we can't help but imagine what our favourite musicals would be like with slightly different lyrics. So without further ado: our Theatre Quiz! The post Theatre Quiz: Can you comple…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Ramin Karimloo & Celinde Schoenmaker to star in Doctor Zhivago concert by Robin Johnson

Ramin Karimloo and Celinde Schoenmaker - both former Phantom Of The Opera stars - will play the lead characters in Doctor Zhivago – The UK Concert Première. The post Ramin Karimloo &…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Booking open for TheatreCraft 2019 at the Royal Opera House by Robin Johnson

Booking is now open for TheatreCraft, the UK’s largest free theatre careers event for young people looking to explore offstage jobs in theatre. The post Booking open for TheatreCraft 2019 …

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Paul Taylor-Mills powers new Turbine Theatre with Torch Song revival by Robin Johnson

There's a new theatre entering the London theatre scene. Driven by producer Paul Taylor-Mills, the Turbine Theatre will launch next month with Torch Song. The post Paul Taylor-Mills powers n…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Queen’s Theatre to be renamed Sondheim Theatre by Robin Johnson

The Queen's Theatre, soon to be renovated, will be renamed the Sondheim Theatre when it reopens with the new production of Les Misérables in December. The post Queen’s Theatre to be renam…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Creatives of the future inspired by theatres UK-wide by Robin Johnson

Theatrical organisations, professionals and artists UK-wide are today celebrating the wide range of careers available within theatre for young people. The post Creatives of the future inspir…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

July picks: new shows to see this month by Robin Johnson

It's July, and it's hot. Some may even say "too hot." In fact, we're melting... but we've got the solution: catching one of London's new theatre shows! The post July picks: new shows to see …

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Rita Simons joins the Everybody’s Talking About Jamie cast by Robin Johnson

Everybody's Talking About Jamie continues to bring the stars in, as Rita Simons - best known as Roxy Mitchell in EastEnders - will join the cast in August. The post Rita Simons joins the Eve…

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Noel Sullivan to lead School Of Rock’s West End cast by Robin Johnson

Hear'Say star and stage and screen actor Noel Sullivan will lead the West End cast of School Of Rock - The Musical, playing Dewey Finn from 19 August. The post Noel Sullivan to lead School O…

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New Six Queens take to the throne as musical extends by Robin Johnson

The five-time Olivier Award nominated musical Six is anointing new Queens later this year. And another royal treat: the show's extended in the West End. The post New Six Queens take to the t…

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Big musical casting completed for West End transfer by Robin Johnson

Our wish has been granted, as the full cast for Big The Musical - including Jay McGuiness, Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh and Matthew Kelly - is announced. The post Big musical casting comple…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

New Tom Stoppard play to open in the West End by Robin Johnson

It's been revealed that Tom's latest and most epic play, Leopoldstadt, will make its world premiere in the West End next Spring. The post New Tom Stoppard play to open in the West End appea…

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Monday, June 24, 2019

In pictures: West End LIVE 2019 in Trafalgar Square by Robin Johnson

We don't even know where to begin summing up West End LIVE 2019 - but these incredible photographs from the weekend do a pretty good job! The post In pictures: West End LIVE 2019 in Trafalg…

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Watch: Every performance from West End LIVE 2019 by Robin Johnson

It's no exaggeration: the West End LIVE 2019 performances so far might just be our favourites yet! Relive the free musical theatre festival right here. The post Watch: Every performance from…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

First pics of Ashley Roberts, Blake Harrison & Lucie Jones in Waitress by Robin Johnson

Having 'opened up' to critical acclaim earlier this year, there's now a new crew serving Joe's Diner in Waitress. And it's a starry one - take a look! The post First pics of Ashley Roberts, …

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Bob Dylan musical returns to the West End this Christmas by Robin Johnson

Conor McPherson's critically acclaimed musical Girl From The North Country, which features the music and lyrics of Bob Dylan, is returning to the West End this festive season. The post Bob D…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

In rehearsal: Clive Owen & Anna Gunn in The Night Of The Iguana by Robin Johnson

There's a storm coming to the Noël Coward Theatre next month, as Clive Owen and Anna Gunn take to the stage in The Night Of The Iguana. The post In rehearsal: Clive Owen & Anna Gunn in…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal paints West End return in Sunday In The Park With George transfer by Robin Johnson

The recent revival of Sunday In The Park With George, which starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, is coming to London's Savoy Theatre next year. The post Jake Gyllenhaal paints West…

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Cast members fly into Peter Pan once more by Robin Johnson

As director Sally Cookson's Peter Pan returns to London this summer, a number of cast members from the 2016 production will return, it has been announced. The post Cast members fly into Pete…

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First look: Bitter Wheat starring John Malkovich by Robin Johnson

As well as being there to entertain, theatre needs to challenge, and new play Bitter Wheat looks set to do just that. Its premise might sound familiar: a corrupt Hollywood producer holds co…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

The best sing-along songs for kids from theatre by Robin Johnson

Singing along is the perfect way to entertain your little ones, so we've rounded up some of the best sing-along songs for kids from the world of theatre. The post The best sing-along songs f…

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Ian McKellen’s solo show gets West End transfer by Robin Johnson

Having sold out over 80 theatres with his solo show, which marks his 80th birthday year, Sir Ian McKellen is now bringing it to the West End. The post Ian McKellen’s solo show gets West En…

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Adam Cooper & Ashley Shaw in The Red Shoes’ return by Robin Johnson

It’s certainly looking like a busy year ahead for Adam Cooper. Having just this morning been announced as returning to Singin’ In The Rain next year, he’s also amongst initial casting …

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