Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Watch: Cedric Neal sing a new song from Back to the Future The Musical as further casting is announced

Rev up that flux capacitor because it’s time to find out more casting details for the world premiere production of Back to The Future The Musical with Hugh Coles as George McFly, Rosanna H…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

'She is one of the most brilliant individuals I've worked with': Bare star Darragh Cowley on what he's learned from director Julie Atherton

In the second of our two-part interview, Bare: A Pop Opera star Darragh Cowley shares his Shakespeare ambitions and dishes the dirt on co-star and drama school peer Lizzie Emery as well as d…

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Watch: Composer Stephen Schwartz attending orchestral rehearsals for the West End production of The Prince of Egypt

Here’s your chance to get a glimpse of composer Stephen Schwartz attending the orchestral recording of the music for the brand new production of The Prince Of Egypt, premiering at London…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

UK concert premiere of Doctor Zhivago will star Ramin Karimloo & Celinde Schoenmaker

Get ready to fight back the tears because Lambert Jackson Productions is bringing Doctor Zhivago – The UK Concert Premiere to London’s Cadogan Hall on 1 September with Ramin Karimloo as …

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Brenda Edwards will star in brand new production of Sister Act set for tour & London run

If you are a fan of Sister Act, then producers Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg have answered your prayers with the announcement that a reworked version starring Brenda Edwards will open at …

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

NEWS: London transfer of Amélie The Musical leads to The Other Palace

Sometimes it’s hard for dreamers but it’s paid off for the team behind the successful touring production of Amélie The Musical as it journeys to London’s The Other Palace for a festiv…

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Yeehaw! Debra Stephenson stars in the world premiere of Tony Hawks new musical Midlife Cowboy

Throw your stetson high with excitement - Debra Stephenson and Tony Hawks will star in Hawks' new musical Midlife Cowboy when it receives its world premiere at The Pleasance Theatre in Septe…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

First Night Takeover: The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ The Musical

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the West End opening night of The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ The Musical at the Ambassadors Theatre. Describ…

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

West End shows & performers celebrate Pride In London 2019

The flags have been flying this weekend for Pride In London 2019 and West End performers and shows have been playing their part. Are you ready for a colourful collaboration between 9 To 5 Th…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Queen’s Theatre will be named after Sondheim in the composer’s 90th birthday year

‘On some marquee all twinkling lights – a spark to pierce the dark’: Cameron Mackintosh has revealed that the Queen’s Theatre in Shaftesbury Theatre will be renamed in honour of Step…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

First Night Takeover: On Your Feet

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the UK premiere of On Your Feet! – The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan – at the London Coliseum and what a night…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Cast is announced for the UK premiere of Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical at the Edinburgh Fringe

Presented at the Edinburgh Fringe by the team behind West End smash Heathers The Musical, the UK premiere of hit US musical Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical – based on the cult Hollywo…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

From August 2019 the new Dewey Finn in the West End’s School of Rock is Noel Sullivan

It’s to the classroom for Noel Sullivan as from 19 August 2019 he picks up his briefcase and guitar in order to take on the iconic role of Dewey Finn in the West End production of School o…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Ahead of Ghost Quartet, Dave Malloy's Rachmaninoff-inspired Preludes gets UK premiere

Just weeks prior to the just announced UK premiere of Ghost Quartet at Soho's new Boulevard Theatre, another hit New York musical by Tony Awards-lauded composer and lyricist Dave Malloy, the…

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Hit West End musical Six extends booking for an extra six months as a quartet of new Queens are cast

It’s a special Royal announcement. Not only has the hit run of Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ Six The Musical been extended by another six months to 5 July 2020 at London’s Arts Theatre, t…

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Full cast is announced for London’s Mamma Mia! The Party

Are you ready to squeeze into that Lycra and try on those platforms because the new immersive theatrical and dining experience Mamma Mia! The Party – at The O2 London – is getting near. …

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

‘The underlying message is a sermon of love & respect’: Darragh Cowley on playing the golden boy in Bare: A Pop Opera

In the first of our two-part interview, Bare: A Pop Opera star Darragh Cowley discusses playing ‘the golden boy’ and why 2019 is the right time to revive Damon Intrabartolo and Jon Hartm…

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WATCH: Check out the trailer for the transfer of hit production Queen of the Mist

Have you forgotten why everyone fell in love with Queen of the Mist when it ran at the Jack Studio? Well, no, probably not. How could you forget?! But just in case check out the trailer for …

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Post-show Q&A: Join Faves founder Terri on 3 Aug for the European premiere of The View Upstairs

Were you blown away by THE VIEW UPSTAIRS' performance - and John Partridge's flares! - at West End Live this past weekend? Don't miss the opportunity to hear directly from the stellar cast o…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

First Night Takeover: The Light In The Piazza

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the London premiere of Broadway musical The Light In The Piazza at the Royal Festival Hall. Perry gets goosebumps from …

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Watch: Perry O’Bree’s backstage interviews from West End Live 2019 (plus some of the musical performances too)

The stagiest weekend of the year may be over, but don’t worry, you can relive West End Live 2019 all over again by checking out StageFaves vlogger Perry O'Bree’s selfies, backstage inter…

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Girl From The North Country is heading back to the West End with a cast featuring Katie Brayben, Anna-Jane Casey & Rachel John

Written and directed by Conor McPherson, with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan, Girl From The North Country won two Olivier Awards when it was last in the West End and was an all-round critical…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

West End Live is nearly here so how about a list of Top Ten Tips to get you in the mood?

Stagey weekend alert. There’s only ‘One Day More’ until a glorious selection of West End and touring musicals will congregate in one place – London’s Trafalgar Square – to entert…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

The new Boulevard Theatre in Soho opens with the London premiere of Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet

It’s a newly-reimagined venue in the heart of Soho and its first show is going to be a musical. The Boulevard Theatre opens its doors to the public for the first time in October 2019 with …

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Waitress extends its booking period until December 2019

It’s been a busy week in the diner for the West End production of Waitress with new cast members Lucie Jones, Ashley Roberts and Blake Harrison joining the cast plus the announcement that …

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Monday, June 17, 2019

NEWS: Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford will reprise the roles of George & Dot when Sunday in the Park With George opens in the West End

After oodles of gossip it’s been confirmed that Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford will reprise their lead roles in the New York City Center an…

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Full line-up & presenters announced for West End LIVE 2019

With just under a week until West End LIVE returns to London’s Trafalgar Square, the full line-up of award-winning shows and acts has been released. StageFaves will be there to capture all…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Casting is announced for the European premiere of Falsettos at The Other Palace

Have you seen the cast for the European premiere of Falsettos? It’s looking pretty awesome with Natasha J Barnes, Daniel Boys, Matt Cardle, Gemma Knight-Jones, Laura Pitt-Pulford and Olive…

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Adam Cooper returns to the role of Don Lockwood when Singin’ In The Rain has London season in summer 2020

When the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Singin’ in the Rain transferred to the West End in 2012 it went on to be a hit with audiences and receive four Olivier nominations. Now i…

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Ed Baker-Duly is cast opposite Jenna Russell in the Menier Chocolate Factory production of The Bridges of Madison County

Ed Baker-Duly will play Robert to Jenna Russell’s Francesca in the Menier Chocolate Factory’s UK premiere production of The Bridges of Madison County, Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norma…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Winners of the 2019 Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year & Stiles & Drewe Prize announced

Did you hear about who was named the 13th annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year (SSSSPOTY) and who took home the 12th annual Stiles + Drewe Best New Song Prize? Look …

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