Thursday, March 4, 2021

Musical Bring It On to open at London’s Southbank Centre this Christmas!

The Tony-nominated musical Bring It On has been announced to be opening at Southbank Centre in London. Based on the popular teen film of the same name and with a score from Hamilton’s Lin…

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Six Musical set to be amongst first to reopen in May 2021!

Six the Musical have just confirmed that they will be opening almost as soon as Government guidance allows. The show which was having a socially distanced limited season at London’s Lyric …

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Line-up announced for the 21st Annual WhatsOnStage Awards

The WhatsOnStage Awards were recently announced to be still going ahead this year, which will be streamed 14 March 2021. The event will be different this year and will take the time to celeb…

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Theatres could reopen from 21 June with full capacity!

The UK Government’s roadmap has just been released and it gives us a clearer idea of when lockdown restrictions could be lifted. Stage 3 of the plan has a current date of 17 May which will…

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

Bob Marley Musical Get Up! Stand Up! reschedules opening to Autumn 2021

The producers of Get Up! Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical have taken the decision to reschedule the world premiere until Autumn. The first preview will now take place on 1 October 2021 at th…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Sister Act The Musical is rescheduled to July 2022

A press release from the producers of Sister Act The Musical, Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg, announces that they will not open this summer as planned at London’s Eventim Apollo. The per…

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Monday, February 15, 2021

ALW’s Cinderella releases third piece of music ‘I Know I Have A Heart’

ALW’s Cinderella recorded a full album last year, which will be released this Spring. The brand-new musical from Webber has just released the third piece of music which is performed by Car…

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Redesign details revealed for Her Majesty’s Theatre

New details regarding the home of Phantom of the Opera Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End have been revealed. The planning application has shed light on new information featurin…

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Friday, February 5, 2021

TINA The Tina Turner Musical plans to reopen 3 June 2021!

TINA: The Tina Turner Musical has confirmed that it plans to reopen from 3 June 2021 with a new performance schedule; subject to government rules and guidelines. The musical plans to return …

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Thursday, February 4, 2021

10 moments we're excited for when the West End returns

Theatre and live entertainment have amplified their importance in their absence. Culture is food for the soul and London is lucky to be crammed full of theatres and venues, with the West End…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Plans for Come From Away film has been announced!

Theatreland may remain dark but good news comes in the form of the revealed plans of Entertainment One bringing a filmed version of the Broadway production of Come From Away to us at home. …

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Monday, February 1, 2021

What theatre fans can look forward to this February!

Theatre fans are without a doubt missing the unique experience of live theatre but whilst that isn’t possible right now, there is still theatre and theatre-related events to look forward t…

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Dear Evan Hansen film announces release date!

Today is going to be a good day and here’s why: we have a release date for the Dear Evan Hansen film! The adaptation is based on the multi-award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen which is…

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

First Look: Trafalgar Entertainment release new designs for Theatre Royal Sydney

London-based, leading global live entertainment company Trafalgar Entertainment, operators of Australia’s Theatre Royal Sydney, have released first look photos of the newly remodelled venu…

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New Disney+ drop to include Moulin Rouge, Waitress and more!

The streaming service Disney+ that has been a huge go-to during lockdowns and even more so since the release of the recorded Hamilton film. Disney Plus has just announced that next month it…

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Friday, January 22, 2021

BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio One raise the curtain with Musicals: The Greatest Show

BBC Radio 2 continues its Celebrate Musicals with a new and special show Musicals: The Greatest Show. This will be hosted by BBC Radio 2 and BBC One and will see stars take to the stage in o…

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Everything you need to know about Anything Goes

It's all hands on deck for landlubber fans of Anything Goes, as the timeless classic musical is scheduled to set sail into the West End full speed ahead for previews this May, in a product…

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Felicity Kendal and Gary Wilmot join the Anything Goes London cast!

Felicity Kendal and Gary Wilmot have been announced to join the cast of multi-Tony Award winning musical; Anything Goes. All aboard for this de-lovely major new production of Cole Porter and…

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

New original song to appear in the Everybody's Talking About Jamie film

A new, never-before-heard song will feature in the upcoming film adaptation of Everybody's Talking About Jamie. The eagerly awaited movie based on the hit West End musical of the same name i…

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Full West End casting announced for Frozen The Musical

Full casting for the West End transfer of Frozen has now been announced. Originally meant to open in April at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, the stage musical adaptation of the hit …

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Book tickets live from a seating plan to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Be among the first to book your Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets, now on sale with the option to select your seats. Exclusively via London Theatre Direct, choose live from a seat…

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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Monday Night at the Apollo performances rescheduled to begin in April

Further casting has been announced for the highly anticipated West End concert series, Monday Night at the Apollo, which was meant to commence this month but has now been officially resched…

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World premiere of The Devil Wears Prada musical postponed to 2022

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the eagerly anticipated musical adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada has once again been delayed. We will now have to wait for a little while longer before we can…

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Musicals: The Greatest Show programme to be broadcast by BBC Radio 2 and BBC One

The BBC has announced a major series of shows across television and radio to honour musical theatre. Sheridan Smith (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) will lead the event entitle…

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Nick Jonas in talks to star in Jersey Boys musical as Frankie Valli

It has been announced that Jonas Brothers member and pop soloist sensation Nick Jonas is in talks to take on the role of Frankie Valli in the West End revival of Jersey Boys. The smash-hit m…

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Emma Thompson confirmed to play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda musical film

Emma Thompson (Nanny McPhee, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) has been confirmed to take on the role of the iconic school headmaster, Miss Trunchbull, from the Matilda musical and R…

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

FAQ: Essential guide to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London

The magic continues. The most-awarded West End play in Olivier Award history, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is set to come back this summer with tickets on sale now! Featuring a 42-stron…

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Choose the best seats for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, tickets now back on sale!

Tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are back on sale and this time, you won't need a Felix Felicis potion to get the best seats in the house! Now for the first time ever as a mugg…

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Broadway and US theatres may not open until autumn, according to Biden's incoming Chief Medical Advisor

Anthony Fauci, who has served as a lead member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force and who is set to be sworn in as Chief Medical Advisor to the President under the new Biden admini…

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Hamilton star Phillipa Soo expresses interest in joining SIX cast

Best known for originating the role of Eliza Hamilton on Broadway, American actress Phillipa Soo (Hamilton, Amélie) has shared that she would love to star in the smash-hit musical SIX, …

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Lloyd Webber's Cinderella still expected to open in April, reduced capacity being considered

Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced that Cinderella is still planned to open this April, though social distancing is being considered. The West End impresario is exploring his options for a re…

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