Saturday, January 19, 2019

Cast recording is planned for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical as booking period is extended until December 2019

It’s the best new for fans of the West End production of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre as Adrienne Warren and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith continue in the roles of Tin…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Holiday snaps: Beat the January blues with Club Mex's summer vibes

Got a #FridayFeeling that you absolutely escape dreary January blues in Britain? We love the summer vibes radiating from these photos of the CLUB MEX cast and director Julie Atherton in holi…

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Cast recording of the National Theatre’s production of Sondheim’s Follies is released for digital download and streaming

There will be many a musical theatre fan secretly listening to the National Theatre cast recording of Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical Follies at work today. Plus, it’s not long befo…

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Scots In the City returns for a Burns Night special on 24 January at the Arts Theatre West End.

It's time for a Burns Night spectacular! Scots In the City returns for one night only at the Arts Theatre for an evening showcasing the rich Celtic musical history of Scotland in this unique…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

WATCH: Get a flavour for killer new musical Mob Wife, A Mafia Comedy with these performances from 54 Below

Mob Wife, A Mafia Comedy, Michael Mott and Corey Skaggs' criminally funny musical, receives a handful of developmental performances at Cockpit Theatre later this month. Get a flavour for the…

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Immerse yourself: Watch Club Mex's countdown to tonight's world premiere

The team behind brand-new immersive nightclub musical CLUB MEX have been counting down to tonight's opening with daily videos on social media this week, and we just can't get enough. So we'v…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The lights of Broadway will dim for musical theatre legend Carol Channing

One item that has been occasionally outdoing Brexit on social media during the last 24 hours is the outflowing of love and admiration for the legendary Broadway artist Carol Channing – bes…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Starbuck Theatre Company brings Michael Mott & Corey Skaggs' Mob Wife to the UK

Starbuck Theatre Company is bringing Mob Wife, A Mafia Comedy, created by the team of Michael Mott and Corey Skaggs, to the UK later this month. The tale of marriage and mobsters will have a…

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Following news of Louise Redknapp’s injury, Caroline Sheen temporarily takes on the role of Violet in the West End’s 9 To 5 The Musical

There’s 13 days to go until Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 The Musical opens for previews at London’s Savoy Theatre & actress Caroline Sheen has roughly that same amount of time to learn the …

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Winners of The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year awards are Six The Musical, Broadway’s Mean Girls & Carrie Hope Fletcher’s debut recording

After more than 21,000 votes being cast, the winners have been announced for The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2018: Six The Musical wins for Best UK Cast Recording Best UK Cast Recordin…

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

First Night Takeover: Aspects of Love at Southwark Playhouse

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the London opening of ASPECTS OF LOVE at Southwark Playhouse. Dressed appropriately (you’ll see what we mean), Perry …

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Friday, January 11, 2019

After a break of nearly 25 years Ain’t Misbehavin’ is back in a London revival at the Southwark Playhouse with a creative team led by Tyrone Huntl

If it isn’t exciting enough that the Fats Waller musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ is being revived at Southwark Playhouse from 19 April to 1 June 2019, following its premiere at Mercury Theat…

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An injured Louise Redknapp is forced to take a temporary break from 9 to 5 The Musical’s West End production

What a blow for Louise Redknapp who was due to play the role of Violet in Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 The Musical but has had to temporarily withdraw after suffering a fall on the way to rehears…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

The role of Old Joe in the West End staging of Sara Bareilles’ Waitress goes to Shaun Prendergast

Rehearsals are now underway for the West End production of Waitress ahead of performances beginning at the Adelphi Theatre on 8 February. Joining new addition Shaun Prendergast and US stars …

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Hayley Tamaddon will play Miss Hedge in the West End production of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie as new casting is announced

Following the announcement that at the end of January 2019 Layton Williams takes over the role of Jamie New & Shane Richie will play Hugo/Loco Chanelle in the West End production of Everybod…

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Bat Out of Hell stars are among the first to appear at new West End cabaret venue The Space

West End stars are lining up to perform at The Space, a new cabaret venue in the heart of London’s West End within music venue Studio 88. So if you still haven’t recovered from Bat Out o…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Another day older, and another venue! Les Miserables will move to the Gielgud Theatre for four months from July 2019

As one of the most financially successful productions in the history of the West End, it's not surprising that LES MISERABLES doesn't want to take a break, so while its current home at the Q…

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Watch: The brand new trailer for Jesus Christ Superstar at the Barbican Theatre

Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park’s awesome staging of Jesus Christ Superstar was a sell-out in 2016 and 2017. Now the iconic musical (Pope Francis is a fan) is on its way back, transferrin…

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Fresh from its season at the London Palladium, the Tony Award-winning production of The King & I goes on tour in spring 2019

Following the critically-acclaimed Broadway hit run of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King & I and its record-breaking season at the London Palladium, Bartlett Sher’s production will head…

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Critics are raving about... Songs for Nobodies, now transferring to the West End

Just a few days until SONGS FOR NOBODIES returns, transferring to the West End for a strictly limited season. Why did critics go crazy for Bernadette Robinson in this one-woman spectacular l…

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

A West End cast will star in the one-off charity performance of Alexander S. Bermange’s Thirteen Days at Leicester Square Theatre

A gala concert performance of award-winning composer and lyricist Alexander S. Bermange’s musical Thirteen Days will feature a yet-to-be-announced West End cast at London’s Leicester Squ…

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

A third London season at the Eventim Apollo beckons for Nativity! The Musical

Don’t be sad that all the presents have been unwrapped and the mince pies are running out, as there is already festive theatre news! Nativity! The Musical returns to Hammersmith’s Even…

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Monday, December 24, 2018

'We can add another dimension to the storytelling with our instruments': Just So's stars on how they rise to the actor-musician challenge

Lewis Cornay, Molly Lynch and Duncan Drury lead the actor-musician ensemble cast of Stiles and Drewe's JUST SO at the Barn Theatre. We caught up with them to discuss the biggest challenges a…

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

WATCH: James Corden, Emily Blunt & Lin-Manuel Miranda deliver a roll call of 22 musicals in 12 minutes

Late Late Show host and lover of musicals James Corden teamed up with the stars of Mary Poppins Returns, Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda to celebrate some of the greatest musicals of all …

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Rockin’ it: US film & TV star Jack McBrayer, best-known for 30 Rock, will play Ogie in the West End production of Waitress

Best known as Kenneth in 30 Rock, US film and television actor Jack McBrayer is crossing the pond to take on the role of Ogie in Waitress at London’s Adelphi Theatre. He will join an alre…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

First Night Takeover: Caroline, or Change at the Playhouse Theatre

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the West End opening of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE at the Playhouse Theatre, continuing in the West End to 9 February 2019 fol…

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Hit musical Six returns to the West End in January 2019 with its full original West End cast & two new members

Get ready for the triumphant royal return of Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ hit musical Six at the Arts Theatre in January 2019. Fifty thousand seats are on sale for a 16-week season and many …

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

WATCH: The animals have taken over the Barn Theatre in new Just So trailer

What can you expect when you get yourself to Cirencester for the Barn Theatre's critically acclaimed new actor-musician revival of Stiles and Drewe's JUST SO? Watch this brilliant new traile…

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'Andrew Lloyd Webber is why I wanted to work in theatre': Director Jonathan O'Boyle on his approach to Aspects of Love

Like so many of us, Jonathan O'Boyle grew up on Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals. But one show he never saw was 1989's ASPECTS OF LOVE. Now he gets to bring his acclaimed Hope Mill Theatre reviv…

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Monday, December 17, 2018

It’s festival time! Read all about how MT Fest UK – Paul Taylor-Mills’ two-week festival of new musical theatre – is heading to The Other Pala

From Monday 11 to Saturday 23 February 2019 MT Fest UK at The Other Palace will showcase emerging and established writers. The programme includes a Taster Menu series of eight new musicals a…

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Did you hear? West End & Broadway stars Jenna Russell & Judy Kuhn will join Seth Rudetsky for Broadway @ Leicester Square Theatre in February

Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Jenna Russell and four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn will join Seth Rudetsky as music director/host for two intimate concerts on Sunday 3 February a…

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