Friday, October 20, 2017

Get your skates on: @AdamLenson directs Kander & Ebb's @TheRinkMusical at @swkplay

We can't wait to see how Southwark Playhouse is transformed for the first major London revival of Kander & Ebb's THE RINK. Adam Lenson will direct the new production next May, twenty years a…

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WATCH: Meera Syal takes over from Craig Revel Horwood in ANNIE - meet her Miss Hannigan

Just in time for Christmas: Meera Syal returns to the West End musical stage (who saw her in Bombay Dreams in 2004?) to follow in the footsteps of Craig Revel Horwood and Miranda Hart in ANN…

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WATCH: Beverley Knight, Cassidy Janson & Amber Riley launch "Leading Ladies" supergroup

They're the leading ladies of the West End and now they're a supergroup! Beverley Knight, Amber Riley and Cassidy Janson have teamed up and will be releasing their first album this November.…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

WATCH: The ladies of #RycaRefresh sing "The Fools who Dream" from La La Land

We love what our friends at RyCa Creative get up to and their recent RyCa: Refresh concert was no exception! This talented lot reworked famous favourites in ways we'd never heard before. The…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Dreamgirls announces new cast and extension into next June

It's been a fantastic first year for the debut West End production of DREAMGIRLS and the winning streak is set to continue with the announcement that the show celebrates its first birthday b…

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Beverley Knight, Cassidy Janson and Amber Riley team up for "Leading Ladies" supergroup

The talented trio of Beverley Knight, Cassidy Janson and Amber Riley have teamed up to create a brand new all-female supergroup "Leading Ladies" and will release an album this November...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Shaking her hips: Broadway’s Adrienne Warren plays her idol Tina Turner in TINA The Musical

It's official! Broadway's Adrienne Warren, who took part in the workshops of TINA The Musical, will make her West End debut portraying her idol, rock legend Tina Turner, in the new bio-music…

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Going out with a bang! Stomp posts closing notice after 15 years on the West End

It's been a loud and exciting 15 years but in January 2018 the record-breaking, worldwide phenomenon will put down its trash-can lids for one last time and take a final, raucous bow! But, is…

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Monday, October 16, 2017

The Park theatre announces 2018 season with new Musical Rothschild & Sons

The Park Theatre kicks off 2018 with a bang as it announces the UK Premiere of ROTHSCHILD & SONS, charting the Rothschild family’s rise from poverty to a global banking dynasty with new, n…

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Everybody's talking about Jamie wins big at the UK Theatre Awards!

It was a big night for EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE last night as the show won the "Best Musical Production" category at the UK Theatre Awards with StageFave John McCrea taking the Best P…

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WATCH: Sweeney Frog - the Muppets take on Sondheim

They've always been our favourite furry friends, but The Muppets have taken a dark turn in this video which casts each lovable goofball as a character in SWEENEY TODD. With Miss Piggy taking…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

GET SOCIAL: #StageFaves winning over Friday 13th in 13 lucky tweets!

Friday 13th is supposed to be the unluckiest day in the year, but looking at our #StageFaves we’re not so sure! We tempted fate with 13 Friday 13th tweets! Lucky for some...

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In The Heights is back! Thanks to the British Theatre Academy

HAMILTON mania may be hitting the UK right now ahad of its long awaited (and now postponed) West End opening, but we could never forget the joy of Lin-Manuel Miranda's first, Tony Award-Winn…

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Friday, October 13, 2017

We Sing...Both Ways: Lara Martins and Paul Tabone at Live at Zedel

It's going to be a night to remember! Laura Martins and Paul Tabone head to Live at Zedel for one night this month in a diva-off fit for the Kings and Queens of stage! The PHANTOM OF THE OPE…

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Bring on the bagpipes! Shona White and Kieran Brown present - Scots in the City

It’s not all bagpipes and Brigadoon! West-End superstars Shona White and Kieran Brown are pairing up for one night only this November in celebration of all things scottish. The seasoned St…

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OPINION: The Musical that May ‘Neverland’ in the West End

The world-famous film producer Harvey Weinstein has been hit with allegations from many women and has been fired from his own company. But Weinstein wasn't just a producer of films. His Broa…

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Small Faces musical All or Nothing transfers to the West End and releases a cast album

Small faces, big talent! Following a third, critically acclaimed sell-out tour, ALL OR NOTHING – THE MOD MUSICAL, based on the story of the Small Faces, will play a limited West End season…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Critics are raving about...Young Frankenstein at the Garrick

After a successful out of town try-out, the raucous YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (based on the 1974 film of the same name) had its long-awaited opening in London's West End on 10 October 2017 and if t…

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Full casting announced for Imagine This at The Union

We haven't stopped talking about the revival of IMAGINE THIS since it was announced in September and now the excitement is even more palpable as the full cast has now been confirmed! This fa…

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Hair updates political references for its 50th anniversary

HAIR, the tribal love musical that took musical theatre by storm all those decades ago is back, enjoying a raucous run at The Vaults theatre. Writer/lyricist James Rado will not only be visi…

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First Night Takeover: Young Frankenstein at the Garrick

There really is no party like a Perry O'Bree party! Our StageFaves vlogger was back in the West End for the opening night of the Mel Brooks musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (10 October 2017) and d…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Simon Green stars in Peter Nichols’ Privates on Parade at Union Theatre

In recent years, Roger Allam and Simon Russell Beale have taken on the role of cross-dressing Captain Terri Dennis, at the Donmar Warehouse and West End's Noel Coward Theatre, respectively. …

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Monday, October 9, 2017

@CarolynMaitland performs #SongsChosenByYou, Enter our #competition

Carolyn Maitland makes her Live at Zedel cabaret debut this month with a unique social media concert creation. She performs #SongsChosenByYou, with the help of fellow #StageFaves Kieran Jaye…

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

GET SOCIAL: Gala night at Annie as Craig Revel Horwood joins the West End cast!

The stars were out for a glitzy media night at ANNIE as the fabulous CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD joined the West End cast as Miss Hannigan. We’ve marked the occasion with 10 top ANNIE media night …

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Smile: @BristolOldVic #TheGrinningMan gets West End premiere @TrafStudios in Dec

Creepy does it! We predict this may become another cult hit. Bristol Old Vic's fantasy gothic musical THE GRINNING MAN, starring Shockheaded Peter legend Julian Bleach and Louis Maskell, is …

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WATCH: rehearsal video for the world premiere of new musical Masters of Mystery

Theatre worth traveling for, especially for a world premiere! Newly commissioned The Masters of Mystery, a thrilling new 1920s-set adventure musical, receives its world premiere this month a…

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

The Simon & Garfunkel Story adds new West End dates into 2018

We certainly won't be hearing the sound of silence for months to come! The successful touring show THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY is extending its West End run at the Lyric theatre into March 2…

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LISTEN to new Liza sings Streisand tracks ahead of Cadogan Hall concert

She's one third of the satirical and much-loved comedy trio Fascinating Aida, but Liza Pulman is an acclaimed singer and comedienne in her own right! Now, brings her third solo show Liza Sin…

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

#GirlFromTheNorthCountry heads West after @oldvictheatre. Watch the new trailer!

It's been a sell-out at the Old Vic, where it finishes this Saturday, now more theatregoers will have the chance to see Conor McPherson's amazing musical makeover of Bob Dylan classics in GI…

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Everybody’s talking about the #StageFaves in the full cast for Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s talking about the #StageFaves that have just been announced in the full cast for Everybody's Talking About Jamie. In total, 12 cast members return from the show's critically ac…

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Teddy's Back! The 1950's musical heads out on tour in 2018

TEDDY's back! The award-winning musical, set in the aftermath of the Blitz, heads out on a national tour in 2018, starting at The Watermill Theatre and finishing off in London at The Vaults.…

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