Thursday, July 26, 2018

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: John David Washington on Spike Lee new film BlacKkKlansman

When John David Washington talked to Spike Lee about playing a black policeman in the KKK in Colorado, he thought something wasn't right, WRITES BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 09:26PM

BAZ BAMIGBOYE Rosalie Craig on Richard Fleeshman

In the new version of Company the dashing British actor Richard Fleeshman will be starring alongside Rosalie Craig, WRITES BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 07:56PM
Thursday, June 28, 2018

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Lily James to play the ultimate schemer in a stage adaptation of All About Eve 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Lily James will play devious diva-in-the -making Eve Harrington in a stage adaptation of the Bette Davis classic All About Eve.

Linked From Daily Mail at 06:50PM

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Cressida Bonas's big break as tragic model Bambi in a major ITV drama

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Socialite turned actress Cressida Bonas will portray Sheila Caffell, a professional model known as Bambi who was slain along with her parents and twin sons by her brother.

Linked From Daily Mail at 05:18PM
Friday, June 15, 2018

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Game of Thrones' Kit Harington will star in True West

Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington, who is filming his final scenes on the last season of the series, will share the stage with Johnny Flynn in a new production of Sam Shepard’s True West.

Linked From Daily Mail at 07:09AM
Thursday, June 14, 2018

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Samantha Barks's very smart Pretty Woman... 

Samantha Barks doesn’t need rescuing, and nor does the iconic Pretty Woman she plays in the musical version of the Julia Roberts film.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:57PM
Friday, June 8, 2018

Cheryl in negotiations to join cast of West End musical Chicago

The personality known as Cheryl is in negotiations to join the cast of West End musical Chicago, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 11:41AM
Thursday, June 7, 2018

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Cheryl is in negotiations to join cast of West End musical Chicago

The personality known as Cheryl is in negotiations to join the cast of West End musical Chicago, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 07:36PM

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: James McAvoy stars in TV adaptation of His Dark Materials trilogy

James McAvoy will play ruthless adventurer Lord Asriel in the BBC television adaptation of Philip Pullman’s best-selling His Dark Materials trilogy, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 07:15PM
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Only Fools and Horses musical to hit West End at Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2018

A musical version of the classic BBC comedy about south London street trader Del Boy Trotter and his dodgy deals is in pre-production mode for a run at London's Theatre Royal, Haymarket.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:54PM

Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe reunited for The King and I in London

Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe (pictured) are reunited and performing together in The King and I, this time in London after their New York stint years ago, WRITES BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:53PM
Thursday, May 17, 2018

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Tillotama Shome's sari on the beach is a beautiful counterpoint to Sir

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Tillotama Shome wore a sari on the beach, a beautiful counterpoint to the indignities her character suffers in a film that has captivated audiences in Critics’ Week.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:31PM
Friday, April 20, 2018

BAZ BAMIGBOYE IN AMERICA: Brits on Broadway are the magnificent seven

For all the brilliant magic in Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, which has crossed the Atlantic and landed on Broadway, where it will run . . . probably for ever ...

Linked From Daily Mail at 12:24AM
Thursday, April 12, 2018

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: British actress Emma Thompson will direct the new Nanny McPhee musical

Emma Thompson (pictured) has written the show's book, basing it on the 2005 film which she adapted from Christianna Brand's Nurse Matilda stories - originally published in the Sixties.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:09PM
Friday, March 30, 2018

Lily James familiarises herself with Beatles' hits for role

The actress, who appeared alongside Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour, has been cast in the film musical All You Need Is Love, written by Richard Curtis and directed by Danny Boyle.

Linked From Daily Mail at 02:17AM
Thursday, March 22, 2018

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Plan for Pinter tribute give stars pause for thought 

Thespians including David Suchet, Jane Horrocks, David Tennant and Game Of Thrones’s Iwan Rheon are believed to be in advanced talks to star in what is being called ‘Pinter At The Pinter…

Linked From Daily Mail at 10:02PM

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Adrienne Warren's simple the best as Tina Turner  

Adrienne Warren, who portrays Turner in the musical Tina, which began previewing at the Aldwych Theatre on Wednesday, totally captures that heat, and paradise, too.

Linked From Daily Mail at 09:56PM

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: London opens its heart to sweet Caroline

Award-winning American playwright Tony Kushner has praised the British cast of his musical Caroline, Or Change and expressed his excitement about its transfer into the West End this autumn.

Linked From Daily Mail at 09:20PM
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen producer seeks a British actor for London show

Some had assumed that either Ben Platt, who originated the part and won a Tony; or Taylor Trensch (pictured with Laura Dreyfuss) would play Evan in a West End production.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:38PM
Thursday, February 15, 2018

BAZ BAMIGBOYE on Edward and Freddie Fox

For the theatrical wing of the Fox family, it’s an ideal partnership. Edward Fox and his son Freddie are to star in one of Oscar Wilde’s comedies — as father and son, writes BAZ BAMIGB…

Linked From Daily Mail at 09:00PM

BAZ BAMIGBOYE on Ruth Wilson and more

Ruth Wilson loved getting down to some hard graft on a farm to prepare for her role in Dark River - but she admits she was just as thrilled to get back to her creature comforts, writes BAZ B…

Linked From Daily Mail at 09:00PM
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Jonathan Pryce is right for a perfect Storm

Hot French playwright Florian Zeller has lured Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce back on the stage, starring in Zeller’s new piece, The Height Of The Storm, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:52PM

Irish-American actress Saoirse Ronan flies in Lady Bird

In Lady Bird, Ronan’s portrayal reels you in. I saw the film three times because I was fascinated by her sublime performance, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:51PM
Friday, January 12, 2018

Elisabeth Moss reveals film about Florence Nightingale 

Mad men star Elisabeth Moss is preparing to shine a light on Florence Nightingale, the Lady With The Lamp.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:44PM
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Heart-throb Harry has the film factor

Christopher Nolan said he cast Harry Styles in his stirring Dunkirk epic because the former One Direction singer has an ‘old-fashioned face’, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 09:03PM
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Sexist japes are behind us, says Michael Harrison

Seasonal pantomimes will have a little less sauce this year because of the furore over inappropriate behaviour, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:50PM

How Vicky Krieps got to grips with Daniel Day-Lewis

Vicky Krieps had heard about Daniel Day-Lewis’s technique of immersing himself in any character he plays, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:14PM
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Jennifer Lawrence to play ballerina turned Russian agent

The Academy Award-winning actress stars in Red Sparrow as Dominika Egorova, an operative for the KGB's foreign intelligence service who's lethal in unarmed combat, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:53PM

Victoria Palace's £50m revamp is ready for Hamilton

Cameron Mackintosh (pictured) showed off the renovations to London's Victoria Palace theatre ahead of the opening of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:52PM
Thursday, November 2, 2017

The Avengers TV show from 1960s could be a stage musical

Universal Stage Productions, the theatrical arm of Universal Pictures, have asked writer and director Sean Foley and composer David Arnold to work on the project.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:30PM
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Patti LuPone returning UK to move away from US 's***storm'

The Tony-award winning Broadway star, will return to the London stage for the first time in more than 20 years to join the gender-bending version of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Company.

Linked From Daily Mail at 08:22PM

All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue