Friday, January 19, 2018

WATCH: Miss Trunchbull @CraigeEls78 with new @MatildaMusical tour child stars

MATILDA THE MUSICAL is heading out on its first UK & Ireland tour. Watch the adorable girls tackling the title role as the tour launches with Craige Els, who reprises his West End role as Mi…

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Something Wonderful! @RuthieAnnMiles brings her #TonyAwards-winning Lady Thiang to @PalladiumLondon for @KingandIWestEnd

Something truly wonderful is coming our way. Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles is now confirmed to join fellow Broadway stars Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in the Lincoln Center transfer of…

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

All the Players: Who's joining Jon Carlton in Pippin in London?

Jon Carlton will reprise his title performance in PIPPIN, alongside Genevieve Nicole as The Leading Player, when Jonathan O'Boyle's acclaimed revival transfers from Manchester's Hope Mill Th…

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WATCH: @NewnhamMark & @show_jo sing 'Every Great Cliche' from @BananamanShow

It's been a few weeks since BANANAMAN flew into the Southwark Playhouse to fill you with laughter and potassium. Listen to "Every Great Cliche" where Mark Newnham's Eric Wimp and Jodie Jacob…

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

From @MusicalTheatreR: 2018 Preview - the Musicals to look out for this year

Want to know what's in store for musical theatre in 2018? Well look no further. Our friends at Musical Theatre Review have put together a month by month run-down of what to look forward to t…

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Monday, January 15, 2018

GET SOCIAL: 10 top tweets from #NationalSwingDay!

This Saturday 13th January was #NationalSwingDay and a perfect opportunity to pay tribute to those multi-talented actors, singers and dancers who keep all our favourite #StageFaves shows…w…

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Fabulous feel-good @JamieMusical extends West End booking

Producers have announced an extension for the West End transfer of original British musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. The award-winning production, first seen in Sheffield in spri…

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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Mark your calendar: Key 2018 #OlivierAwards dates are 8 April @RoyalAlbertHall & 6 March for shortlists

Where will you be on Sunday 8 April? If you're like us, you'll be at the Royal Albert Hall, either in person or in spirit, for the biggest awards night of all. Yep, key dates for the 2018 Ol…

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.@ScotsInTheCity returns for #BurnsNight at @TheOtherPalace > @Kierbro @singinghaggis

Our friends north of the border are always a lot of fun, but those Scottish lads and lassies are a talented bunch too! After a hugely successful one-night-only show at the Arts Theatre on St…

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Back for Good? By popular demand, @takethat adds tons more tour dates for @TheBandMusical

Tim Firth's Take That-inspired musical THE BAND, co-produced by Take That, has added six more months to its UK and Ireland touring schedule, now booking through to March 2019. Is it coming n…

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WATCH: #PalladiumPick... The cast of @HalfASixpence perform 'Pick out a simple tune'

Tonight at the London Palladium has long been a British television tradition and this classic show has championed musical theatre from the beginning. Now it's a new year, StageFaves are laun…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

#FirstNightTakeover: Who'd @PerryOBree catch on @DylanMusical's red carpet? #NCGirl cc: @DMTWestEnd @OldVic

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the West End opening of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, which has transferred for a limited season at the Noel Coward Theatr…

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Gonna Live Forever? @famemusicaluk marks 30th anniversary with a major new tour

We challenge you to read this news without humming... "Fame! I'm gonna live forever"... "Baby, remember MY name... Remember. Remember". And, if you're too young to remember the tune, for goo…

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Show Me the Money: Cuba Gooding Jr leads big names lining of up Chicago's return

Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr is the first of the big-name casting for CHICAGO's West End return. The Jerry Maguire star will razzle-dazzle as lawyer Billy Flynn - who'll play his murderess c…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Are you simply the best? Open auditions for Young Tina Turner to be held on Saturday

We may not need another hero but TINA The Musical does need someone to play the role of Anna Mae, the 11 year-old Tina Turner, along with the adult cast of the musical. So if you are a black…

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Queens of SIX announce another new date due to phenomenal demand!

The hype is STRONG with this one! SIX - the pop musical about the six wives of Henry VIII - has exploded onto London's West End and the five shows at the Arts Theatre are now completely sold…

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#TheLastShip loses Jimmy Nail but GAINS @JosephMcGann @RFleeshman + more UK premiere casting

By the press statements released, sounds like something went awry in negotiations... Blame the agent? Whatever the reason that Jimmy Nail is no longer appearing in the UK premiere of THE LAS…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Join Faves founder @TerriPaddock & Broadway legend Sheldon Harnick for @Rothschild_Sons Q&A @parktheatre

How many Broadway musical writing legends have you met? Add another to your list this month. Join #StageFaves founder Terri Paddock for an exclusive post-show Q&A with Sheldon Harnick (Fiddl…

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Keeping it 'Real' - @natashajbarnes to release her album in February

After taking the theatre world by storm in 2016 when she stepped into the role of Fanny Brice for the West End run of Funny Girl, Natasha Barnes' star has only continued to rise. And she loo…

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#TheGrinningMan extends in the West End… Watched the new trailer yet? > @grinningmanLDN @TrafStudios

Producers of THE GRINNING MAN have welcomed in the new year with a new extension – the award-winning transfer from Bristol Old Vic is now booking at the West End’s Trafalgar Studios unti…

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Monday, January 8, 2018

GET SOCIAL: Goodbye to panto season and farewell to some of our favourite #StageFaves shows of 2017!

Get the tissues ready…it’s time to say goodbye! Panto season officially came to an end for lots of our #StageFaves this week and the West End waved farewell to some terrific shows too! W…

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Introducing our first #StageFavesSongOfTheWeek - Aquarius

It's a new year, so we thought why not start as we mean to go on, with some new #StageFaves segments!? After a little thought we had a lightbulb moment - why not feature a different song eac…

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Friday, January 5, 2018

WATCH: @MsAmberPRiley, @Beverleyknight and @cassidyjanson bring the feels with Wind Beneath My Wings on Children in Need

They're powerhouse vocalists in their own right but now Amber Riley, Cassidy Jansen and Beverley Knight have teamed up, they're unstoppable! The three stunning #StageFaves go by the "Leading…

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

WATCH: @Lin_Manuel and the @HamiltonWestEnd cast celebrate the London opening with a special British #Ham4Ham

To celebrate the smash-hit HAMILTON opening at the Victoria Palace theatre in December, the show's creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joined the West End cast for a very special British #Ham4Ham vid…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

INTERVIEW: Ashley Stillburn and Chris Peluso on re-imagining Lloyd Webber’s The Woman in White at the Charing Cross Theatre

The first ever revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITE is currently enjoying a run at the Charing Cross Theatre and we couldn't be more excited about it! Chris Peluso and Ashley Stilburn are starring …

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

WATCH: The cast of Eastenders go mad for musicals on Children In Need

Children in Need is always a magical night and 2017 was no exception. This year, the cast of Eastenders went big with this spectaular mashup of musical theatre faves set in and around Albert…

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Monday, January 1, 2018

GET SOCIAL: 20 New Year tweets from our favourite #StageFaves shows!

Welcome to 2018! What’s the best way to start the New Year? By checking out our sparkling top 20 #StageFave New Year tweets of course! Here's to another #stagey year of fantastic theatre!

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WATCH: @Lin_Manuel Miranda joins @KCorden for Hair The Crosswalk Musical

HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joined James Corden for his latest "Crosswalk Musical" segment to spread the love and hippy vibes of HAIR. It might be the most outrageous episode yet of …

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

WATCH: Remember Musicals Week on @BBCStrictly? #WestEnd #StageFaves were out in force

It was Musicals week on Strictly Come Dancing and glorious gaggle of dynamic duos treated us to a host of brilliant dances to classic Showtunes! From CATS to PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, we were sw…

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Friday, December 29, 2017

INTERVIEW: Celinde Schoenmaker chats about playing the real-life Jenny Lind in Barnum

Celinde Schoenmaker is a West End name and superstar StageFave with a CV chock-full of West End credits but this year she's spending Christmas at the Menier Chocolate Factory alongside Marcu…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

GET SOCIAL: 15 top tweets from Hamilton opening night!

December 21st may be the shortest day of the year but the stars were aligned and shining brightly for the fantastic opening night of HAMILTON in London! And as soon as the show finished the …

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