Friday, September 21, 2018

Everything you need to know about All About Eve

Fans of black-and-white movies were more than likely delighted with the announcement today that the highly anticipated adaption of the multi-award-winning 1950 film, All About Eve, would be …

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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical extends its booking period

It was announced today that Tina: The Tina Turner Musical will extend its booking period to 20 July 2019. On Monday 24 September more than 200,000 Tina tickets will be released for sale to t…

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World Premiere of All About Eve Starring Lily James and Gillian Anderson Arrives in the West End Next Year

Sonia Friedman Productions and Fox Stage Productions just announced that a brand new stage adaptation of the 1950 film All About Eve, directed by Ivo van Hove, is set to receive its premiere…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Spotlight on 42nd Street star Bonnie Langford

In case you haven’t heard, Bonnie Langford is the new Dorothy Brock in town, having made her debut as the 42nd Street character earlier this month. In celebration of her new role at the Th…

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Further casting announced for this year's Old Vic production of A Christmas Carol

The Old Vic Theatre has announced further casting for this year’s production of A Christmas Carol. This news comes after it was announced that Stephen Tompkinson would be starring as the c…

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200-year Old Vic Theatre announces Part 2 of its 2018-2019 Season

The Old Vic Theatre, which celebrated its 200th birthday this year, has just announced the highly anticipated lineup for Part 2 of its 2018-2019 Season. The news comes months after the Part …

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30th-anniversary tour of Fame will be making a stop in London next year

Are you living for the fame? It has just been announced that Fame The Musical will be making a stop in London as part of a leg in its 30th-anniversary tour.

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Laura Tyrer joins cast of West End revival of Chicago with her audition to be broadcast on TV

Following the misfortunate news that Denis van Outen was forced to pull out of Chicago due to an injury discovered at rehearsals, it has been announced today that the role of Velma Kelly wil…

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Old Vic Artistic Director Matthew Warchus announces probable return of Sylvia to London stage

Similarly to how the women’s suffrage movement was no walk in the park, the current run of Sylvia has also encountered many difficulties since its premiere, many of which were out of the p…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Casting announced for Mythic A New Musical at the Charing Cross Theatre

Casting for the world premiere of Mythic has just been announced following recent exciting news that the brand-new pop-rock musical would be heading to the Charing Cross Theatre next month.

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Casting announced for debbie tucker green’s ear for eye

Official casting has been announced for debbie tucker green’s ear for eye, an all-new play that will be premiering at the Royal Court Theatre next month.

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RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage to join cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Shante, Visage stays. Fans of RuPaul's Drag Race were met with some fabulous news today when it was announced that famed Drag Race panel judge Michelle Visage would be joining the cast of …

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Everything we know about the West End transfer of Waitress The Musical

Those who love theatre were met with some mouthwatering news last month when it was announced that Broadway’s Waitress would be serving up a sweet slice of heaven in London’s West End th…

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Everything you need to know about The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Producers have just announced today that The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will be returning to the West End for a limited run at the Piccadilly Theatre in autumn 2018. The s…

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Tickets to 9 to 5: The Musical at London’s Savoy Theatre are on sale now

Seeing London’s West End without 9 to 5 was enough to drive you crazy if you let it. But now the wait is finally over! Tickets to see the extraordinary Dolly Parton musical, 9 to 5, at the…

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to London’s West End!

It has just been announced that The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will return to the West End in 2018. Opening in London’s Piccadilly Theatre from 28 November, the return o…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

A British Musical that Shoots for the Stars and Lands on the Moon!

The 80s were an era of big hair, neon colours, amazing music and Comic Books. Eugenius! the Musical brings all of those things crashing together. This inspired Superhero comedy musical has v…

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Foxfinder Review

Foxfinder has just opened its doors to the West End and this strange dystopian tale will certainly have your curiosity piqued, enticing you to ask questions and having you wanting to know m…

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Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael will be performed at London’s Lyric Theatre

Following the untimely death of George Michael on Christmas day back in 2016, the life of the global superstar has been celebrated with the UK tour of Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael. …

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My pick of musicals to replace those closing in 2019

As Summer draws to a close, and the first countdown-to-Christmas posts start appearing on Facebook (way too soon!), it seems like a good time to look at what we can expect from the West End…

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Spotlight on Simon Callow of A Christmas Carol

From playing one of the most important musicians of all time, Mozart, and losing thousands of dollars for appearing in 1995’s Ace Ventura sequel to playing the notorious Ebenezer Scrooge, …

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Aladdin announces West End closing to make way for Mary Poppins

The Sultan’s Palace in Agrabah will be shutting its doors for good in late August 2019. The announcement comes in conjunction with the news that Mary Poppins The Musical is to return to th…

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A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow makes a West End comeback

Can’t get enough of the holiday spirit? Then how about three holiday spirits? It has just been announced that the critically acclaimed, one-man show, A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow, …

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London cast announced for Nativity! The Musical

London casting has officially been announced for Nativity! The Musical. The festive fa-la-la extravaganza is set to star English actor Danny Dyer (Human Traffic, Mean Machine, Celebration) a…

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Everything you need to know about Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins is gliding back into London’s Prince Edward Theatre. This is the perfect spoonful of sugar to balance the news that Disney's Aladdin will be closing its smash-hit, three-year …

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Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns To London In 2019!

Fifteen years since Disney’s Mary Poppins premiered in London, the show is set to make a long-awaited return to the Prince Edward Theatre in autumn 2019.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Dolly Parton's 9 To 5 Musical Set To Debut At The Savoy Theatre London

Exciting news for all fans of the rhinestone-encrusted Queen of Country, Miss Dolly Parton! Dolly’s highly successful 9 to 5 musical, which first premiered in the UK on tour in 2012, is s…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

#WestEndWishList: 9 to 5 The Musical

As many London theatre enthusiasts know, some Broadway shows never make it across the pond no matter how successful they may be. Disney’s The Little Mermaid, for example, failed to make a …

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Everything you need to know about 9 to 5 The Musical

Following the announcement of a West End run at the Savoy Theatre in January 2019, Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical is causing a stir in the West End. After a successful tour in 2012, the…

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The Play That Goes Wrong has extended its West End booking period

In celebration of its fourth birthday in London’s West End, The Play That Goes Wrong has announced a West End extension.

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A look at the origins of The Woman in Black: Still Scary After 30 Years

The brilliant, yet terrifying, ghost story based on Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black celebrates an astounding 30 years on the West End stage. It is currently one of the longest-running play…

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